How To Get Rid of Fruit Flies

This Time Last Year

A year ago this week there were good tips for getting rid of fruit flies, recipes for early fall, discussions on what NOT to put in the dishwasher and the recipes you just can't seem to get right. Plus there was an omelet in a bag and a hairdryer in the kitchen.

• Recipes: Crispy fried sage, Wild Rice Salad with Roasted Green Beans and Dried Cranberries, sour cream pie crust, and a roundup of carrot slaw recipes.

• How do you boil water?

• An expandable bread keeper.

• Fruit flies! What they are, and how to get rid of them.

• From the files: All about roast chicken, including a tip that involves a blow dryer.

• A lovely DIY cake stand.

Warm grain salads for fall.

• What do you NOT put in the dishwasher?

• How to top vintage milk bottles and use them for storage.

• What is your kitchen nemesis?

• Which is better? Olive oil vs. canola oil.

• How to make an omelet in a bag.

• A space-saver for small kitchens: a fold-down shelf.

• Weekend project: roast and store peppers.

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.