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11 Brilliant Kitchen Hacks to Reduce Waste

Americans waste hundreds of pounds of food per household each year. A whopping 30-40% of the US food supply ends up in landfills each year! Why are we wasting so much food? A lot of it has to do with …

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The Best Way to Maintain a Wooden Cutting Board

Wooden cutting boards are nothing short of kitchen workhorses. But they're also germ, and unpleasant odor, hotspots. Should you just give up on fussy wood and switch over to plastic? Hardly! As long a…

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Harmony Hominy Soup

There is nothing like a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter night. This soup is very warming and flavorful, with Mexican flavor. You can add less spice or more, depending on your preference. 1 ˝ cup …

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Homemade Kitchen ‘Scrubbies’ From Mesh Plastic Bags

Never wanting to waste and always out to conserve, I'm forced to get a little creative when finding new uses for all that random plastic debris that somehow seems to find its way into our homes. Even …

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Exposed: Hidden Dangers Of The Kitchen

Quick, what's the most dangerous room in your house? The bathroom? Dimly lit attic? Cluttered garage? You might be surprised to learn that for most households, the big risks are actually lurking in th…

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A Budget-Friendly California Kitchen Remodel

Shortly after Abby Weintraub and Matt Manfredi bought their 1941 Hancock Park house, they watched it gobble up their savings: new roof, furnace, pipes, wiring, and air conditioning. Faced with a cra…

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5 Most Useless Kitchen Gadgets (Slideshow)

  Who doesn't love a good kitchen gadget? They make long, tedious jobs faster, or at least they're supposed to. They usually have fun designs and come in quirky colors. But are they really all…

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Is Your Kitchen Making You Fat?

A new study shows that the kitchen could be responsible for making us fat. That’s because visual cues entice us to eat more—or less. How does your kitchen score on the fat-causing front? Ask yourself …

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10 Ways to Be a More Creative Cook

Whether you're a seasoned cook or a kitchen newbie, cooking can be a great deal of fun, rather than a daily chore. Try these inspiring ideas the next time you work with wok and ladle. Bon appetit! …

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7 Utensils That Help You Cook Healthy

Besides choosing what you eat, it is important to select the right tools for a slimmer waistline and a longer lifeline. Here are my picks of must-have kitchen gizmos that help you consume fewer calori…

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