SEARCH: Big Appliances Fight for Your Counter Space

Big Appliances Fight for Your Counter Space by Heather Roulo.

Every industry has its advancements. Pets, babies, and cooking are among those for which people will endlessly come up with new ideas.
Cooking combines both necessity and hobby. When you’re looking to make something delicious, convenience and speed become a priority. Check out various cooking options to make your life easier but remember you only have so much counter and storage space in your kitchen.

Rice Cooker

A rice cooker doesn’t sound like a necessity at first, but the ease of adding rice, salt, and water, closing the lid, and letting it cook to fluffy or sticky perfection can’t be overstated. Rice is such a common staple, figure out how frequently you have it and accept that the rice cooker is meant to be in most people’s lives. Branch out into new types of rice. Most rice cookers can also steam vegetables. Some can do even more… To read more, click on the Winter Issue here.

SEARCH: DIY Grab it Easier

DIY Grab it Easier by Larriane Barnard.

It’s almost time to dig seldom used pots and pans, specialty baking dishes, and decorating kits out of the back cor-ners of your cabinets.

If you’ve got arthritis, COPD, bad knees, or you’re just getting old, you know how hard it is to reach into the bottom cabinets, especially the dead corners where turkey roasting pans live. If you’re on a budget, you’ve likely never indulged in a remodel to install fancy, pull-out drawers or slide-out shelves.

Here’s an inexpensive and quick way to keep you off your knees and your head out of the cabinets. Find a measuring tape. Measure the width of the cabinet opening, inside edge to inside edge, and sub-tract an inch for clearance. Measure the height and depth. Write those measurements down, maybe draw a diagram…

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