Love your Kitchen! Let it be the Center of Holiday Activity Wouldn’t it be great to know exactly where to find things including muffin tin liners or the turkey baster you know you have? The organizing habit you begin today will get you on track for a future with a neat kitchen. In ‘Organizing for the Holidays’ we talked about how it takes from 2 to 4 weeks to form a habit so if you’ve already started with your hall closets you’re well on the way.
Is it possible to have a kitchen that’s both clean and green? Doing away with chemical-filled, often toxic, commercial cleansers is easier than you think. Kitchen Cleaning Guide So toss out those spray bottles and spray cans under your kitchen sink, and stock up on these natural cleaning alternatives: VinegarKeep a refillable spray bottle of white vinegar on your kitchen counter to use as an all-purpose cleaner. Vinegar Vinegar is mildly acidic, so it wipes away grease, soap, mineral deposits, mildew, and more. For tougher scrubbing jobs, mix vinegar with
Save Money, Help the Environment by Choosing to Use Cloth Many people have already taken the commonly suggested tips to replace their light bulbs with compact fluorescents and lower their thermostats in the winter. They are keeping their car tires properly inflated and unplugging small appliances when not in use. They are ready for the next step toward a more eco-friendly home. Eliminating disposable paper products and going to an all-cloth kitchen may just be the next step toward living a greener life.
Just remember, to retain pungency, you should not cook horseradish.
Shopping for a foodie can be tricky, especially if the buyer knows little to nothing about food preparation. With the aisles of home-ware stores overflowing with kitchen gadgetry, it is understandable that gift-givers may be overwhelmed with choices.