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Archive for September, 2013

Tips for using a Himalayan salt plate

The use of Himalayan salt plates in cooking is gaining popularity in recent years after appearing on the popular cooking tv show Iron Chef. Sourced and cut from natural salt deposits in the Himalays, these pink, mineral-rich slabs are loved for its ability to impart a delicate saltiness to food cooked or served on it.

Three common meat cooking mistakes

With professional kitchen equipment being increasingly adapted for consumer use, there’s no reason why our meat can’t taste as though it’s come straight out of a restaurant kitchen. There are however, many common cooking mistakes that can cause our proteins to come out dry or unevenly cooked. Fortunately, a few of them are easily avoided.

Tips for designing a bedroom fit for kids

Children that are ready to have their own bedrooms deserve a well-designed space customised for them. They also need a proper space that suits their needs as they grow.

Common beef scams encountered in restaurants

Restaurants charge top dollar for premium beef cuts from the right countries. But is that $60 Kobe filet mignon really from Kobe? Or even a filet mignon for that matter?

Common no-nos in decorating the home

The house might be outfitted with the right furniture, but there’s something about it that doesn’t seem quite right. Having the basics in a house doesn’t guarantee the creation of a home. Common home décor mistakes can make a space feel cold or awkward.

Storing eggs with a home freezer

If you’ve bought one too many eggs, cracked one by accident or only use them very rarely, don’t let them go to waste.

Breathe easier with these concepts at the Electrolux Design Lab 2013

A fashion-forward wearable air purifier and a wall that changes the environment to replicate a happy memory are among the eight finalist designs at this year’s global Electrolux Design Lab competition.

Home fragrances that set the mood

Smell is the sense that is most closely tied to our memories. The olfactory cortex, which is responsible for our sense of smell, is embedded deep within the brain’s limbic system. The latter in turn controls our emotions and emotional memories.

Understanding common drying and ironing symbols

The label on every piece of clothing we purchase contains important information for washing and drying the fabric. Unfortunately, due to the limited display area, laundering instructions often come in the form of symbols which not everyone may be familiar with.

Barding – the way to keep roasts from getting singed

Barding has nothing to do with the poets of old, but its praises are sung by chefs who want to keep their roasted or grilled dishes moist.