Fruit flies are a common household nuisance, especially during the warmer months. These tiny pests are attracted to ripe or fermenting fruits and vegetables and can quickly become a major problem in your kitchen. Fortunately, making a fruit fly trap is easy, cost-effective, and efficient. In this article, we’ll explore various methods to create fruit fly traps, their effectiveness, and ...

I know you’ll think me strange, but I’ve never liked butter. As a child I ate my toast dry (these days I’ve graduated to the flavorful alternatives of jam or peanut butter – though never together, another quirk of mine). French pastries never did it for me either. “How could you not like this?” friends would ask me. “I can ...

I saw an article in Food Network Magazine the other day offering the “perfect solution” for leftover wine after the holidays: making your own vinegar. Now, I balked at the idea–first, because who has leftover wine at the end of the holidays (!?) and, second, isn’t that the very thing winemakers strive so desperately to avoid, seeing their hard work (artwork, even, if you ...