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.
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If you were enamored with the chalkboard refrigerator project we featured last year you'll want to check out this cupboard refinishing project that turns every cupboard door into a chalkboard—perfect for taking notes or quirky labelling.
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.
Those that live in smaller apartments (or have small kitchens) could always use more shelf space. Thankfully, DIY web site Instructables has a guide to using magnets to make your own under-the-shelf spice rack—essentially giving one shelf the space of two.
If your pasta sauce range doesn't extend beyond bolognese and whatever's in a jar on the supermarket shelf, a free ebook of pasta recipe ideas might give you another reason to break out the macaroni. The book is designed to promote Latina's fresh pasta range, but of course you can use the recipes with anything. I especially like the look of the salad nicoise.
Latina Deliciously Fresh Cookbook (PDF, requires email address) [via OzBargain