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Two Tips To Make Vacuuming Ultra-Plush Or Ultra-Soft Carpet Easier

Ultra-plush carpet looks and feels great, but its thickness makes vacuuming a lot more difficult. Here are two simple things you can do make things easier on your vacuum cleaner.

Ask Lifehacker A Question!

Ask Lifehacker is one of our most popular features at Lifehacker, and we’re always on the lookout for more questions. If you need advice on anything in your life — from choosing the right tech to fixing your love life — send it in and we’ll provide an answer with help from relevant experts, Lifehacker guides and sources.

How Much Flavour You Get From Ginger Depends On How You Cut It

Ginger can kick up the spicy flavour and aromatics in your dish, but depending on whether you grate it, dice it or matchstick-chop it, you can dial in just the level of potency your dish demands. Here’s what we mean.

Six Apartment Upgrades To Make Your Rental Feel More Like Home

You might not own your place, but you still want it to feel like home. Problem is, a lot of apartments are bland and cookie-cutter. As a renter, you can’t exactly take down a wall or upgrade the appliances in your kitchen. There are, however, a few easy, landlord-friendly upgrades to make your rental feel more like home.

Cooking For Geeks Teaches You The Science Behind Better Cooking

If you’re interested in not just how to make food taste great but why certain techniques and ingredients work the way they do, check out Jeff Potter’s Cooking for Geeks. The book can help you start experimenting in the kitchen and delve into the science of food to become a better home cook.

Make Almost Any Protein Into A Super Tasty Meal By Piccata-ing It

You’ve probably had chicken piccata, but that delicious, punchy sauce can add a jolt of flavour to any protein that pairs well with white wine and lemon, including vegetarian options like tofu or white beans.

Make This Year's Trendiest Condiment With Two Basic Ingredients

Thanks to labels like Mike’s Hot Honey and Bees Knees Spicy Honey, the past year has seen so-called “hot honey” become the darling of the condiment world. But why pay as much as $20 for a jar when you can make your own version of the stuff using only two pantry ingredients?

Bake An Egg In An Avocado For A Healthier Breakfast

Avocados are amazing things — they’re delicious on their own, but they also have a lot of healthy fats, dietary fibres and vitamins. If you’re in the mood for something new and healthy for breakfast, this recipe combines the goodness of eggs ‘n’ avos into something truly delicious.

Use Your Cast Iron Pan As A Pizza Stone

Pizza stones really are the best way to cook a pizza, but they can take up a lot of space and the good ones aren’t always affordable. Use your cast iron skillet as a makeshift pizza stone to still get that crispy crust.

The Secret To Amazing Tomato-Based Sauce: Roasting It In The Oven

If you want to take your favourite tomato sauce recipe to the next level, roasting it in the oven will enhance the flavour and requires less babysitting.

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