Q: At the cottage this weekend, I found little white worms and dead moths in my pantry! Yuck! According to my research on the web, what I have is an infestation of pantry moths. Can we discuss the different pantry pests and ways to destroy them?Sent by SusanEditor: Emily’s guide to getting rid of pantry moths is a great place to start.
I’m a sucker for a bit of rustic organization, especially in the kitchen, and these baskets hit the spot. Cheap, hard-wearing, and versatile, baskets are the perfect cheap organization solution.I currently have three baskets on top of my kitchen cupboards to hold tools and appliances I need but don’t use everyday, but you can also use them to hold root vegetables, pots and pans, and linens.
Restaurant menu design might not be a frequent topic of conversation among home cooks, but food lovers (and what home cook isn’t a food lover?), design buffs, and those who love to cook for a crowd have much to glean from the creative menu’s play on type, color, and presentational style.
Q: I just read the recent post about using cast iron on a glass cooktop and all the comments from people who own one and hate it! I’m stuck with electric – no gas in our whole building – and wondering about your top recommendations for electric stoves. Thanks!Sent by EmilyEditor: Readers with electric stoves: what brand are you using and how has it performed? Share your recommendations (or your warnings!) with Emily.
With the first day of Fall officially under our belts, there are some parts of the country that have seen rather low nighttime temperatures. We’re always ready to bid Summer farewell and welcome Fall (and all that goes with it) with open arms. Time to light the first fire in the fireplace? If so, turn
Last night I sat down to watch the nightly news and after talk on storms rolling through our area and info on the latest sports teams the newscasters reported on receipt tape. Slow news night, right? Wrong! Apparently, receipt paper from most major stores is covered in high doses of BPA — even Whole Foods!
Would you know where to start when designing a green kitchen? What about a kitchen that is green and incredibly stylish? This short video walks viewers through 5 tips for designing a green kitchen and was filmed at the MODERN LIVING Showhouse at Dwell on Design. • Read the full post at Re-Nest
Dishwashing detergents are getting a makeover, and many people don’t like it. Responding to new laws that went into effect in 17 states in July, many of the nation’s major detergent makers have reformulated their products to reduce the level of phosphates (which help prevent water spots but are a major cause of pollution in
By now, it’s likely that we’re all very diligent about reading food labels, avoiding things we deem unhealthy for our bodies and the planet. So be on the lookout, because the corn industry is trying to convince consumers that, “Sugar is sugar,” and wants to rename high fructose corn syrup with a much sweeter moniker.
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Dana’s recent piece on the vandalism of her local honeybee hives got us thinking about the importance of community and education when it comes to urban beekeeping. In cities around the world, co-operative groups can provide moral support, space, and training for its members, while organizations that offer classes can help
While spending time at home for father’s day, I cooked in a kitchen I wasn’t used to. And while, in that kitchen, recycling is not a priority, I was surprised to find out what was number one. Looking for ideas for dinner, I found tomatoes from the small town’s farmer’s market, eggs from the hens
Overwhelmed at the idea of joining a CSA? Partnering with local sustainable farms, Chicago-based Fresh Picks brings organic food to your doorstep every week without the commitment… >>Read the full post here!
(Image credit: The Kitchn) Lately, a colleague of ours has been asking folks around the office to bring in their egg cartons. She needs as many as she can get, and will continue collecting them indefinitely. They’re not being saved for a project involving a school; can you guess what she’s collecting them for? >>Read
It’s a common question: what can I do about my small kitchen? Thankfully, one of the best things to do is also one of the easiest and least expensive… paint! A fresh coat of paint, in the right color, can make your small kitchen feel bigger, brighter, and infinitely more personal. Not sure where to start? Need help finding the perfect color? Ask Sherwin-Williams™.
We’re almost there! Apartment Therapy is giving away 1% of our 2008 profits to the nonprofit of your choice. You’ve given us your recommendations, and we’ve rounded up your Top 4 and added in 2 top choices of our own. Go to Re-nest to read descriptions on each of these terrific organizations (including Slow Food
If you’re wondering what kind of dessert to serve at a cocktail party (or really, any party!) let me offer this suggestion: cake bites! This is a fun little way to serve cake without fussing with plates, forks, or even cupcake wrappers, and their poppable nature makes them tailor-made for a cocktail party. Get a recipe: Essential Recipe: Chocolate Layer Cake Making cake bites is super easy: just bake a sheet cake in a larger pan than usual.
If you’ve wanted to build a collection of All-Clad cookware or eyed a set of Wustof knives, then listen up: Cookware & More, based in Trooper, PA, specializes in irregular pieces at deep discounts from big-name cooking and bakeware brands, most notably All-Clad, Woll, Vitamix, Wusftof, and a host of others.