8 Things You Can Clean with Lemons

The following post is from Andrea of AndreaDekker.com: I love lemons! I love baking with lemons, decorating with lemons, using lemon-scented soaps and┬ácandles… and cleaning with lemons. Lemons are a frugal way to naturally clean and disinfect so many areas of your home — plus your whole house will smell lovely after you’re finished cleaning! […]

Quick Tip: The Easy Way to Slice a Banana

Today I’m sharing a quick tip over at Easy Homemade — my simple method for slicing bananas: Have you seen this handy dandy banana slicer? The gadget itself may seem a little silly since people have been slicing bananas with a simple knife for centuries, but the reviews on it are well worth your time! […]

Quick Tip: The Easy Way to Slice a Banana

Have you seen this handy dandy banana slicer? The gadget itself may seem a little silly since people have been slicing bananas with a simple knife for centuries, but the reviews on it are well worth your time! In our house, we add banana slices to pretty much everything — oatmeal, yogurt, granola, cereal, french […]

Forget the Double Boiler; Try This Instead!

A double boiler is one of those pieces of kitchen equipment that I’ve just never been able to bring myself to buy. It’s not that I don’t need one from time to time, especially around Christmas and Valentine’s Day, but that melting chocolate or assembling a cream sauce without a double boiler is so very […]

Quick Tips from a Minimalist Kitchen

I’m excited to share a new series I’m launching on the Easy Homemade blog, Quick Tips from a Minimalist Kitchen! Each week, I’ll be sharing tips from my kitchen on how to cook without specialty gadgets, and I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts as well: Five-and-a-half years ago, my kitchen cabinets were overflowing with […]

Quick Tips from a Minimalist Kitchen

Five-and-a-half years ago, my kitchen cabinets were overflowing with cooking gadgets. In fact, my laundry room was overflowing with them as well. And there were probably a few in storage too. I have always loved kitchen stuff, and even in high school I would ask for gadgets and small appliances as gifts. Before our wedding, […]