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Painful things – How to never have a Food Moth problem

Pantry moths, food moths, Indian meal moth, whichever name they go by in your place – you don’t want them. At all. Ever. We recently had an infestation and that kept me super busy for more than 4 weeks. There was nothing I could do about it, since my housemates just never had them and […]

Skewer Knife Block

Kitchen Hacks – Skewer Knife Block

The World Wide Brain Exchange i.e. Internet had this little jewel for me. Tired of storing knives in an ever overflowing compartment of the divider in the kitchen drawer, risking my fingers to get cut in the process, I searched for a cheap and adaptable idea to store the knives which had not yet a […]

Microwave Cleaning

Kitchen Hacks – Microwave Cleaning made easier

Microwaves get dirty. No matter how careful you are with putting a lid on, but at some stage it was placed on badly, you forgot, it moved off or for some other reason you’d like to clean your microwave. Trying to get off the caked-on stuff is not necessarily an easy feat. Unless, however, you […]

Chicko's Corn Jack in Microwave

Kitchen Hacks – Not-just-as-soggy Microwaved ‘Crispy’ Food

Got this one from a friend, I’m sure there are many who know this, but I didn’t and others may find it helpful: When heating or re-heating food that usually is or was fried, wrap a paper towel around it while microwaving. I’ve tried this for items that needed microwaving on high for about 30 […]

Cup of Flour Difference

To allot flour (and stuff) – Weight vs. Volume

I am a “weight rather than volume” person for flour and other “pouring” powders.  This surely is, because this is normal and everyone does it this way and always had. My grandma’s cookbooks already are full of weight measures for things such as flour in baking. Everyone has done it forever – everyone, always, forever?

The flat, the upright and the ugly – Spoon and Ladle Rests

We all had that problem. Dirty spoons, turners, ladles and things just don’t store well in the pot or pan while cooking. Some burn, sometimes they prevent the lid to close, they drip, they make things messy, but we want to keep them close by and not put them in the sink to clean just […]