If you are like most homeowners, you pay little attention to all those special compartments in your refrigerator other than the obvious crisper drawers and butter compartment. But did you know that there is a reason behind each of those compartments and why they are positioned where they are in the fridge? At the risk of filling your head with more useless information that you really don’t need, it may come up at your next dinner party. So pay attention. Continue reading Your Refrigerator: There is a Rhyme And Reason For Those Compartments
Have you been feeling the pinch each time you pay that energy bill? We hear you! But unless you can afford to go out and buy a whole household of new energy-efficient appliances, you may want to consider using these tips to make your current appliances a little more efficient and hopefully save a bit on those energy bills. Continue reading Tips To Running Your Appliances More Efficiently
With summer a few short months away, you can anticipate the kids being out of school, neighborhood barbecues in full swing, and glorious warm weather. You want to make sure your appliances are ready. Cold drink? There goes that fridge door again. Dirty soccer uniforms? Another load of laundry, eh? Whether we are preparing more food, washing more clothes, or washing more dishes, summertime is a time when our appliances tend to work in overdrive. Continue reading How Summer Can Take A Toll On Our Appliances
Gone is the time when most home cooks were mystified by their neighbor’s new convection oven. Of course, only the people who were in the know could rattle off the virtues of convection cooking. But today, convection may just be a setting on your oven or your microwave and you don’t need to drop it into the conversation to impress anyone. Although convection cooking has gone mainstream, do you know what the difference is and which foods require which cooking methods? Continue reading Convection Or Conventional? What’s Your Oven IQ?