Kitchen Hacks

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The Checkup: What You Need to Know About The Latest Trend in Dieting

• In the constantly growing realm of trendy diets: The Sirtfood Diet. It’s a fairly controversial low-calorie diet created by two nutrition pros out of the U.K. that promises […]

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The Quick Trick to Give Berries a Way Longer Shelf Life

There are few happier times of year than berry season, are we right? During mid-to-late summer, markets, produce stands and grocery stores are swimming in […]

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Tape This to Your Fridge: Your Cheat Sheet for Cutting Every Type of Fruit

There’s just something about summer that brings on cravings for endless servings of fruit. Nothing hits the spot on a hot day better than some […]

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The Checkup: How to Make a Loaf of Bread Last Forever

• Whenever I get bread at La Colombe’s Fishtown location (if you haven’t consumed an entire loaf of their fig bread in one sitting, I […]

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The Checkup: How to Keep Your Precious Greens From Wilting (And How NOT To)

• Pinterest is full of tricks to keep greens from turning into a pile of wilted slime — but like many things on Pinterest, your finished product […]

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The Checkup: The Hassle-Free Way to Clean This Kitchen Appliance

• The freakin’ weekend is almost here, people! And you know what weekends are for? Sunrise yoga followed by mimosas and waffles. And while waffles […]

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The Checkup: 10 Life-Changing Ways to Use an Ice Cube Tray  

• Chances are, you own an ice cube tray. And chances are, you’re going to want to dump ALL the ice cubes out of it and […]

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The Checkup: Wait — Is Your Addiction to Dry Shampoo Destroying Your Hair?

• When experts say you’re only supposed to shower once every two to three days, dry shampoo is beyond necessary. And if you work out […]

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Cheat Sheet: Your Go-To Guide for Storing Spring and Summer Produce

There is nothing worse than getting home from the farmers’ market with an overflowing bag of beautiful produce, then realizing you actually have zero clue […]

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The Checkup: The Crazy-Simple Way to De-Seed a Pomegranate 

• ’Tis the season for pomegranates, people! If you’ve yet to purchase one (because how the heck do you get the seeds out of one […]

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The Checkup: 10 Tricks to Turn Your Kitchen Into a Weight-Loss Wonder

• Keeping your weight-loss goals in check during the holiday season is hard, to say the least. I mean, there are snowman cookies everywhere! But these 10 […]