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Boil Eggs With A Tea Towel To Keep Them From Cracking In The Pot

Boiling a bunch of eggs at once can be tricky. To keep the eggs from bumping into each other and cracking prematurely, all you need is a tea towel.


Make Pumpkin Soup Directly Inside The Pumpkin You're Eating

Hey, have you guys ever heard of pumpkins? They’re a relatively obscure fruit that the world magically rediscovers once a year. They also make for great soup, no pot required.


Use A Tortilla Instead Of Dough For Extra Crispy Pizza In 15 Minutes

Homemade pizza is the best pizza. This variation on “bar-style” pizza from Serious Eats uses a tortilla for the crust instead of dough — making this one of the simplest and quickest ways to make your own pizza.


This Video Explains How Microwaves Are Safe (Even When Running)

We’ve all heard the tales of our cancer-causing cooking boxes we keep in the kitchen, but they really aren’t dangerous to be around when they’re running. Craig Benzine from the Mental Floss YouTube channel takes a look at the classic myth in this video.


Thermomix 'TM5 Scandal' Tops 2014 Shonky Awards

The CHOICE “Shonky Awards” have named and shamed the dodgiest consumer products of 2014, with Thermomix “winning” the consumer vote by a landslide. The once-loved kitchen appliance received more nominations than any product in the award’s nine-year history. Hell hath no fury like a Thermo fan scorned.


Avoid Wasting Food With A Nightly Fridge Cleaning

When you’re trying to save some money by making do with what you have at home, it’s important to know what you actually have that’s usable. A regular scheduled cleaning out of your refrigerator can help you keep stock.


Discover Your 'Gateway Vegetable' To Start Eating Healthier

Healthy eating and weight loss requires vegetables. There’s no way around it. Some of us would rather fill our plates with meat and bread. If you discover a “gateway vegetable” you’ll start eating them more often.


The Best Tips And Tricks For Your Microwave

You can probably find a microwave in almost every kitchen across the country, but not everyone is using it to its maximum potential. This collection of microwave tips and tricks will ensure you put those radio waves to good use.


Slap Garnishing Herbs To Bring Out The Most Flavour

An herbs flavour and aroma comes from the essential oils inside, and knowing how to release those oils properly is important. For plate and cocktail garnishes, a simple way to release those oils is with a good slap.


Store Pizza Peels Up High With A Guitar Mount

If you like to make your own pizza at home, pizza peels make it easy to set and retrieve your pie. They can be large and awkwardly shaped, but a simple guitar mount gives you easy, out of the way storage.