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Stained Glass Snowflake Cookies

Besides keeping your kitchen flawlessly neat this Christmas, welcome guests with these gorgeous Stained Glass Snowflake Cookies for a jolly good evening. Makes 8-12 cookies       Ingredients 225g unsalted butter, softened 150g icing sugar 1 large egg, beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 350g plain flour, plus extra for rolling pinch of salt assorted […]

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Green Kitchen Habits

Unleash the eco warrior in you by adopting these simple environmentally friendly kitchen habits. Dishwasher When used properly, a dishwasher is a great investment that helps cut water bills. Just remember to only switch it on when it’s full, and pair it with a phosphate-free detergent. Whenever possible, skip the heated drying cycle and leave […]

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White Vinegar For The Kitchen

When facing an SOS situation in the kitchen, white vinegar is the ingredient of choice to save the day.  Perfect Poached Eggs This is a chef’s trick of forming perfect poached eggs. To get your Eggs Benedict just right, add a few tablespoons of white vinegar to the water. It helps keep the white formed. […]

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Storage Picks

Plastic containers for specific storage needs that the OCD in you will enjoy. There’s something magical when the pantry gets sorted out, where everything has its own place. Visually, the impact of clean lines and tidy neatness is so deliciously appealing especially in your kitchen pantry. Rice Drawers Keep rice fresh with rice drawers from […]

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Bulk Bargains & Stockpiles

Inspired by the extreme savings and massive stockpiles on Extreme Couponing, here are 8 products you can buy in bulk and have in your stockpile.  1) Toilet Paper and Paper Towels Handy for tackling messes at hand, these non-perishable products can be stacked and bought in bulk. You’d never regret buying these in ridiculously large […]

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Countertop Essentials for a First Kitchen

So you’ve got the keys to your new home, the hardware’s all set and am thinking of shopping for kitchen necessities to get you started. You don’t cook often, you come home pretty late from work so apart from cups of ramen, what else should be in your kitchen? Even if you don’t plan on cooking […]

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How to Make The Perfect Cup of Coffee

Making a cafetiere or french press of roast and ground coffee is simple and fun. The french press forces us to slow down and savour the aroma of coffee before enjoying its delicious taste. Here’s how to make the perfect cup of french press coffee. 1. Use fresh cold water and avoid reboiled water. This […]

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Kitchen Storage Solutions

Need more space in your kitchen? These tips will help you take advantage of every nook and cranny to help you instantly organise and cut the clutter. By Raja Jumira     Invest in Quality Airtight Food Storage Containers Keep food items fresh and crisp for a longer period, by investing in quality airtight containers that are […]