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Keep Pitcher Drinks Properly Chilled With Muffin Tin Ice Cubes

Using muffin tins to freeze ice cubes is perfect for making a ton of ice at once or freezing whole lemon slices for a citrus boost, but it’s also a great way to make ice cubes that are the ideal size for keeping pitchers and punch bowls chilled.


Safely Tie Fishing Hooks With An Empty Dental Floss Dispenser

Fish hooks can be dangerous to work with, especially if you’re inexperienced. An empty dental floss dispenser can keep the pointy, barbed end away from your fingers while you tie on your line.


See How Fatty Grocery Store Bacon Really Is By Flipping The Package Over

Some people like as much fat as possible on their bacon, but if you’re like me, an equal amount of meat and fat is best. If you want to check the meat-to-fat ratio, flip that package around.


A Nice Grinder Is The Single Best Way To Improve Your Coffee At Home

There are a lot of easy ways you can improve your coffee game, but if you can only do one thing, the experts recommend you spring for a decent coffee grinder.


De-Clutter Your Wardrobe With Help From An Honest Friend

It’s time to start packing away winter clothes and bust out the spring and summer garb, so it’s a great time to say goodbye to the stuff you barely wore. It can be hard to judge outfits on your own, though, so invite over a kind, but very honest buddy.


Make Amazing Homemade Pretzels With Baked Bicarbonate Of Soda

Old-fashioned pretzels get their distinct flavour and colour from lye, a super alkali (basic) substance that might be a little intimidating for home use. Luckily, you don’t have to use the super caustic stuff to make a better pretzel, you just need to bake some bicarbonate of soda.


Use Every Bit Of The Strawberry By Making Pesto With The Tops

Strawberries are a most precious product, and wasting even just a bit of one them seems wrong. If you have some fruit still clinging to the stems, you can use them to create a tasty infused water, but the little green leaves have another application: Pesto.


How To Transport A Full Sheet Of Plasterboard In A Small Car

You might feel up the creek without a paddle if you need to transport a full sheet of plasterboard but you only have a small car. Strapping the plasterboard to the top of you car isn’t a great option because it can easily catch the wind and snap. So how do you get that plasterboard home in one piece?


De-Stink Your Fridge For Good With This Deep Cleaning Regimen

Refrigerators can start smelling pretty funky after a few years of use. If you want to rid your fridge and freezer of lingering smells once and for all, this deep cleaning regimen will get the job done.


Rub Your Cutting Board With A Potato To Eliminate Garlic Odour

Garlic is an ingredient I could never give up, and I’ve resigned myself to living with the smelly reality of it. I’ve tried the lemon-salt-scrubbing trick. I’ve tried bicarb soda. Neither totally eliminate the pungent aroma garlic leaves in its wake. But Cook’s Illustrated has a new trick for me to try, and it involves a potato.


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