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Garbage Disposal 101

A garbage disposal is a great addition to any kitchen. It cuts down on waste and reduces any lingering food odors from the trash can. The problem is though, they can become easily clogged if not taken care of properly. Today we will include ways to clean your disposal, what not to put it in and even a how to video, should yours ever clog. NEVER PUT THESE ITEMS DOWN YOUR DISPOSAL Grease or Oil: They can solidify and build up on your pipes. Vegetable Peels: This is ok for some fruits and vegetables, but not the tougher skinned ones so choose...

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5 Last Minute Tips for a Better Thanksgiving Turkey

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Turkey! All day long we wait with anticipation for the unveiling of that beautiful bird. Sitting there on the table surrounded by all the fixings. YUM! It's certainly something to remember.... especially if it goes awry. I have heard countless stories of turkeys served raw, dry and even burned. Not to mention the stories I've heard since the turkey fryer came along but I digress. Now when you think cooking you think who better to consult than Martha Stewart or Julia Child right? Wrong! How about an award-winning Georgia Tech physicist? Seriously! He has studied the science behind all of it and has come...

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How to Make Your Kitchen Space Look Bigger

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As we get older, things seem to accumulate. This is especially true in the kitchen. Utensils, cookware, spices, small appliances, (still not sure why I bought that juicer.) After a while, it starts to feel cramped, cluttered and SMALL. There are a few things that you can do to help your kitchen feel bigger again. One is organize (yeah I don't care for that one either.) The other, is to make subtle changes that give the illusion of a larger space. Here are some examples... Light colors make rooms appear larger so paint your kitchen a lighter color. You can also...

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