Category Archives: Kitchen Tips

Holiday Gift Ideas: 10 Innovative Kitchen Gadgets Under $ 25

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start gift-shopping, and the earlier, the better! Whether you’re looking to treat that special someone, a favorite family member, or make your own kitchen experience a little better – here’s a list of cool and useful kitchen gadgets priced under $ 25 that will impress your favorite chef without breaking the bank.   Follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date with “Top 10 Lists” like these, as well as

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Kitchen Tips: Convenient Storage with Restaurant-Style Dish Rack

Via one of our favorite blogs TheKitchn, this cool idea for repurposing restaurant equipment into a new role in a residential kitchen makes a lot of sense. A commercial-style dish rack + several storage tubs = convenient, flexible, relocatable storage for… well, just about anything. The tubs can be easily moved up & down to accommodate different items, and the rack’s large casters make it easy to relocate if needed. Visit TheKitchn for more tips on kitchen design & decor,

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Cool Kitchen Hacks: transform a vase into a knife holder

via Ikea Hackers, this simple yet cool idea for transforming a glass vase into a knife holder caught our attention. 1 Ikea REKTANGEL glass vase + several packs of bamboo skewers or chopsticks = instant knife organization! Of course, any other heavy-bottomed vase or similar container can be used. Just make sure it’s tall enough to accommodate the blade length of your longest knife.  

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How To Work With An Architect

Anyone who’s gone through a major renovation or new construction project can tell you that having a great architect by your side is extremely important. But, finding the right expert is only half the battle. To get the most value from the collaboration, you need to know what to look for and what pitfalls to avoid. In the informative article “How To Work With An Architect“, Lisa Frederick offers insights on the timeline, cost, licensing, and other aspects of working

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Kitchen Tips: Microwave Cleaning (Part 2 of 2)

In the previous part of this article, we’ve covered general microwave cleaning advice and tips on removing stubborn burnt-in stains. Microwave Deodorizing Even with all the stains gone, there’s frequently an odor issue. Whether someone left the popcorn in for too long, or some marinara sauce boiled and splattered, the end result is the same – a lingering smell that just won’t go away. Luckily, there are several easy ways to banish that scent forever (or, at least, until the

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