Q: My boyfriend and I just got this amazing new apartment. By apartment, I mean a 495 square foot studio. We are tight on space and want to keep our counters clear — we decided to use a magnetic strip for our knife storage. We're looking for one that will hang on the fridge so we don't have to drill holes in the walls.
Q: Are vital wheat gluten and wheat gluten the same thing? A bread recipe specifically calls for 'Vital Wheat Gluten.' My neighborhood mill only has 'Wheat Gluten'. They could not tell me if there is a difference.
Q: I have red and white potatoes and was wondering if I could keep them on dry straw in a basement room that does not get above 65 degrees — placing a box of straw on the cement floor? I think is the best option for coolness. I am thinking of using this same method for winter squash. Would this be a good option?
Q: My cousin has just moved away from home to college for the first time and is having a bit of trouble with the grocery and cooking aspect of things. I am planning on sending him a care package of some recipes, easy and nutritious starter ingredients for a few meals, and maybe a couple kitchen gadgets.
Q: My Creuset casserole pot dropped and now has a hairline crack inside and outside, approximately three inches long, and the enamel around the crack has come off. It is three years old, and was a gift.