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Alice Gottlieb of the Bronx, N.Y., shares her household secret for cutting one of the unwanted after-effects of an aromatic meal. Since fish and onion odors can linger on plates and silverware, she found an easy way to get rid … Continue reading
Donna Kuper of Everett, Wash., keeps her soap-filled steel wool pads from rusting by freezing them between uses. “It only takes a few seconds for the pad to thaw, or it can be used immediately when submerged in warm water. … Continue reading
Carol Lanke of Hudson, FL., writes: “To make a handy dandy mini-garbage container to collect garbage on your sink, just take a facial tissue cube box and cut the 4 corners diagonally from corner to center. Next put a small plastic … Continue reading
Rubbing olive oil on your granite counter top brings out the luster and protects from water stains. Great idea from Lorri Hein of Midway, GA.
I cook with fresh lemons and like them in my water. I never throw the squeezed lemon away. Instead I rub the pulp on my chrome and stainless steel bathroom and kitchen fixtures for a beautiful shine. Simply rinse with … Continue reading
We collected reader tips for keeping the kitchen clean and organized, and here are some of the best ideas for making life in the kitchen easier!
To clean your pipes, put three Alka-Seltzer tablets down the kitchen sink, followed by a cup of white vinegar. Leave for a few minutes, then run hot water. That’s this week’s winning tip from Anne Leach of Sapulpa, OK, a … Continue reading
Invest in a Misto-type oil sprayer and ditch the aerosol oil sprays. It’s better for you and your cookware, since you’ll know exactly what you fill it with. That’s this week’s winning tip from John Olson in Orange, CA, one … Continue reading