If you regularly use a dishwasher in your kitchen and you run out of dishwasher liquid, tablets or powder, you’ve likely pondered if just normal detergent will work in the machine. Tempting though it may be, you’ll be better off washing your dishes by hand. Here’s why.
Video: Cleaning the kitchen can feel like a Sisyphean battle against a greasy stovetop. No matter how often you clean, there’s still more surfaces that need to be wiped down. But you can make effective cleaning solutions from common household items and skip the store-bought products.
Cooking for Geeks, Jeff Potter’s inspiring book of recipes, experiments, science and eye-opening kitchen advice, has a lot to teach us. In this section, Potter suggests smart ways to stash your tools, sort and label spices, and get uniform with dry goods.