kitchen hacks

7 Surprising Cooking Hacks That Save Time

Who wants to spend all day or evening in the kitchen? Cook faster and smarter with these seven clever tricks.

5 Unusual Ways to Open a Bottle of Beer (Without a Bottle Opener!)

What to do when you have a six pack and a thirsty crew — but no bottle opener? Improvise with these five cool tricks!

8 Things You Can Microwave Besides Food

When it's not re-heating last night's soup, your microwave oven has plenty of non-food uses. Learn how to put yours to work on everything from crafts to cleaning.

Kitchen Hacks: I Can Make This in That?

Jam in the freezer? Bread from a Crock-Pot? Oh, yes! Discover all of the tasty treats you can make in unexpected ways.

10 Great Ways to Use Duct Tape

From the kitchen to the clothes closet to medicine cabinet, discover unexpected ways that duct tape can help out all around the house.

Life Without a Microwave

Life without a microwave might seem prehistoric, but it's easy. Learn how you can depend less on nuking your food and avoid another cumbersome kitchen appliance.

10 Ways to Reuse Common Household Items

From egg cartons to shower curtains to old socks and more, learn dozens of ways to reuse commonly discarded household items.

Dilutions of Grandeur: Stretch Your Food at Every Meal

Learn how the power of creative diluting can make your meals taste better and extend your food budget.

28 Innovative Uses for Binder Clips

What can you do with binder clips? The question should really be "what can't you do?" From kitchen hacks to children's toys, check out the many uses for this little office gadget.