This tip from The Kitchn demonstrates an efficient way of storing those troublesome pot lids, by making use of unused space under the cabinet. All you need is to screw in a couple of hooks:
Obviously, this "flying saucer" arrangement won't work if you have under-cabinet lights or mount your knives under the cabinet. That can easily be solved by simply storing the covers on the inside of cabinet doors with hooks or with a towel rack.
Greek yogurt is a great way of introducing more protein and calcium in your diet, but they can be pricey unless if you whip up a batch of your own.
The traditional method of DIY Greek yogurt is to strain through a cheesecloth. But if you don't have any, than coffee filters work well as a substitute. Below is a simple guide on how to strain using filters, via The Be Food Smart blog:
Want to cook up a circular egg that will fit a bagel or english muffin perfectly? You could always use your standard egg rings, but mason
jar rings work just as well. According to The H Blog, a standard 10-ounce wide-mouth pressed steel mason jar ring will hold a large egg perfectly:
A great way to add a flavorful twist to iced tea, lemonade cocktails and mocktails is by using infused syrups. But instead of running down to the grocery store, try making your own using sugar and leftover herbs (rosemary, lemongrass, basil, sage, etc.)
Here's a neat idea for those lacking enough kitchen counter space. Instead of using a full-sized dish drying rack, create a vertical drying rack on the wall next to your sink using standard IKEA kitchen items:
Hanging a picture perfectly on the wall is a tough task, but its harder when the frame requires two screws or nails. To make this easier, mark the length between the hangers by using strip of tape so you can measure the distance and drill the hols straight.
Did you know that we're wasting an average of 13 billion pounds of paper towels each year? That's a lot of wasted trees being chopped up just to dry your hands.
Joe Smith, the former chair of the Oregon Democratic Party, says we can conserve over 571 million pounds of paper towels each year if we all kept to just one sheet per use. Check out his TED talk below, where he demonstrates the art of the perfect paper towel technique: