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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.


Ripen Fruit Faster By Putting It In A Paper Bag

You have a lovely pair of avocados on the counter, but they’re not quite ripe yet. If you want to make them (or most fruit) ripen faster, put them in a loosely sealed paper bag.


Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With A Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can be costly. You can’t foresee or avoid every home repair, but some regular maintenance can save you hundreds — maybe thousands — on some of these big ones.


Make A Mocktail Worth Drinking With Fancy Add-Ins

With all the crazy stuff happening in the craft cocktail scene, it can be easy for an alcohol abstainer to feel left out. It’s not necessarily the alcohol you may be missing, but having a beautiful glass of tasty liquid made just for you. To combat ethanol-fuelled FOMO, Natasha David of Nitecap has a few choice mocktails that even a booze hound would enjoy.


Get Stress-Free Time With Friends By Hosting A 'Crappy Dinner Party'

Dinner parties are a great way to gather your friends for a little quality time, but planning dinner parties can be a real source of stress. To cut down on anxiety but still break bread with your besties, consider what The Kitchn calls a “crappy dinner party”.


What Do You Think Is Key To A Good Dating Profile?

There are a lot of online dating services to choose from, but they all have one thing in common: you need a good profile to find a match. What do you think makes a good profile?


These 3-Ingredient Brownies Are Even Easier Than A Box Mix

I’m a fan of a box mix brownie. They’re easy to make, consistently good and have that shiny crust on top, but their place in my heart is in danger of being usurped by the three-ingredient beauties above, which feature my BFF Nutella.


Dark Sky, The Up-To-The-Minute Weather App, Now Works In Your Browser

Web: Dark Sky is one of the coolest weather apps, providing minute-by-minute weather tracking. Up until now, it’s only been available in the US on iOS or Android phones, but now everyone can finally use it on the web – including Australians.


Sheet Pan Baked Eggs Make Prepping Breakfast For A Crowd Easy

If you’re making brunch for a crowd, or whipping up some freezer-friendly breakfast sandwiches and need a ton of scrambled eggs, turn to your trusty sheet pan and put the skillet down. It’s fast, easy and scales up well.


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