You made a delicious slow-cooked meal–like Soy-Braised Short Ribs With Sugar Snap Peas–and the instructions say to skim and discard the excess fat, but it takes time to remove the fat without tossing too much of the tasty sauce.
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If your inbox has morphed into more of a digital junk drawer than an easy way to communicate, tame the chaos with a few little-known tools suggested by IT specialists at three of the top e-mail providers.
Have you ever heard of FIFO? Grocery stores use this general principle–which stands for first in, first out–to ensure their products don’t sit on the shelf for too long.
During bouts of chilly winter weather, pipes are susceptible to freezing and bursting. Here’s how to protect your pipes.
Nobody likes going to the doctor, but there are certain appointments that simply can’t–and shouldn’t–be avoided. To ease the pain, book your appointment strategically to minimize in-office wait time.
Wonder why your nose tends to get all red after being out in the cold? Blood vessels dilate when the temperature drops. The good news: flushed features should fade soon after you come indoors. To speed up the process, apply a warm (not hot) compress to the skin for a few minutes.
If your table linens are dotted with red wine stains thanks to a little extra merriment at the holiday party you hosted, follow this stain-fighting trick to ensure the mess gets properly cleaned up.
If you were inundated by season’s greetings, don’t toss them. As you purge your home of all things holiday, set aside any old greeting cards to sent to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.
Once you’ve popped a bottle of sparkling wine, you cannot replace the cork. Thanks to it’s carbonated nature, buying a special stopper is the safest way to keep Champagne’s sparkle alive. Here, a few suggestions.