Use a Card Catalog to Store Flatware
Low on drawer space in your kitchen? Repurpose a vintage card catalog into a handy kitchen storage piece! The drawers are perfectly sized for flatware and other cooking utensils, and you can even label them so you remember what goes where. Love this idea! • Card Catalog Storage The Kitchn
Oct 29, 2012
Tip: Store Dry Yeast in the Freezer
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) There is absolutely nothing more disappointing than getting ready for a big baking project and then realizing your yeast has expired. But no longer! Stored in the freezer, our dry yeast will keep for months past that expiration date. • Freeze Dry Yeast The Kitchn
Oct 26, 2012
10 Hearty Vegetarian Pasta Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Whether you’re looking for a big baked pasta dish to serve guests or a cozy one-bowl meal of pasta e fagioli, these hearty vegetarian pasta recipes will satisfy your cravings. • Vegetarian Pasta Recipes The Kitchn
Oct 26, 2012
How To Make Fresh Pasta From Scratch
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Do you know how easy it is to make pasta at home? Really easy! Here’s a great recipe for a basic egg pasta and a step-by-step guide through the entire process. • How To Make Fresh Pasta The Kitchn
Oct 25, 2012
Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen? Try This!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) What do you do when you find yourself with two or more helpers in the kitchen? Do you get distracted or panicked? Take a cue from food television chefs and try the sous chef technique to take control of the situation. • The Sous Chef Technique The Kitchn
Oct 24, 2012
Boiled Dry: Can This Pot Be Saved?
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) It happens to the best of us — at least, that’s what I told myself after letting a stainless steel pot boil dry last week. The pot had burned completely dry, turning shades of black, brown, and blue, with a chalky black residue on the interior. Was it salvageable? • Can
Oct 24, 2012
15 Fast, Fresh Pasta Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) These pasta and other noodle recipes are meant to be made just after you shrug off your coat, and tossed while you relax back into an evening at home, sipping a glass of wine. This is pasta that brings you home, and feeds you when you need it most. • 15
Oct 23, 2012
9 Delicious Ways To Enhance Boxed Soup
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) While I would like to live in a world where I eat homemade soup all the time, the truth is I usually keep a few of those aseptic boxed soups in the pantry. In general, boxed soups aren’t that bad but here are nine little tricks I use to improve their
Oct 23, 2012
1 Tiny Kitchen, 3 Renovation Scenarios
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) What makes a $2,000 kitchen renovation different from a $62,000 renovation? Take a tiny rental kitchen in Brooklyn, bring in a few expert opinions, and get three different renovation proposals that run the gamut on price. • 3 Renovation Scenarios The Kitchn
Oct 22, 2012
Hate Washing Dishes? Here’s a Trick!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Doing the dishes is my least favorite kitchen task, hands down. This is why I’ve instituted a “one soapy sponge” policy to help keep the chaos under control. • Soapy Sponge Trick The Kitchn
Oct 19, 2012
Fall Project: DIY Cider Mulling Spices
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) I recently found myself gravitating towards the bulk tea aisle, where I picked up a jug of apple cider and an over-priced satchel of mulling spices. When I returned home, my boyfriend chided me for falling into the “mulling spice trap.” • DIY Mulling Spices The Kitchn
Oct 19, 2012
5 Tips for Hosting a Soup Party
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) My favorite kind of gathering to throw this time of year is a soup party. It encourages a very informal mingling and gives me a chance to flex my soup muscles and try a few new recipes. Here are a few tips that will allow for a no-fail night: • Soup
Oct 18, 2012
7 Principles For Great Slow Cooker Soup
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) If you’re trying to adapt a regular soup recipe to your slow cooker or improve one you’ve already made, here are a few slow-cooking tips to help you make the best soup ever. • Slow Cooker Tips for Soup The Kitchn
Oct 18, 2012
How To Make Easy Chicken Noodle Soup
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) You’ve got the sniffles. It’s chilly outside. You want nothing more than to wrap yourself in a big ol’ blanket and settle down with a mug of chicken noodle soup. Am I right? Then this is the recipe for you. • Easy Chicken Noodle Soup The Kitchn
Oct 17, 2012
10 Peanut Butter Treats for Fall
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Peanut butter and honey popcorn recipe, peanut butter and jelly cookies, granola, fudge-topped oatmeal cookies, PB & fruit “sushi”, and one-ingredient ice cream with a dollop of peanut butter— they’re all here! • Peanut Butter Treats The Kitchn
Oct 17, 2012
20 Soup Recipes To Warm and Satisfy
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We have 20 favorite recipes to get you started on your own soup adventures this fall. There are colorful recipes, like kale and chicken stew, and a creamy soup of Red Kuri squash and coconut milk. And don’t forget the cheesy potato soup… with bacon! • 20 Soup Recipes The
Oct 16, 2012
Before & After: A Galley Kitchen Makeover
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) When Kitchn reader Kathryn and her husband found the weekend house of their dreams, it was perfect in almost every way. While it did have a huge garden (great for Kathryn’s intense gardening obsession), the kitchen was small and outdated… • Galley Kitchen Makeover The Kitchn
Oct 16, 2012
The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Last spring we asked for your kitchen renovation advice, and you had plenty to say! Now three professionals are sharing their views on the do’s and don’ts of kitchen design. Here’s what they say: • Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes The Kitchn
Oct 15, 2012
Review: The Handyaid Jar & Bottle Opener
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) In a world of throwaway, useless kitchen gadgets, the Handyaid stands out as something inexpensive, yet enduring. Although I only discovered it recently, I already consider it one of my essential kitchen tools. • Handyaid Jar & Bottle Opener The Kitchn
Oct 15, 2012
Why Pizza Makes the Best Breakfast
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The best way to have pizza for breakfast is the hot, fresh-baked way, complete with gooey egg on top. It’s also the sort of the perfect way to eat an egg, with creamy ricotta or tangy tomato sauce underneath… • Pizza For Breakfast The Kitchn
Oct 12, 2012
A Visit to Jester King: Craft Beer in Austin
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Jester King, an authentic farmhouse brewery nestled along the open landscape of Texas Hill Country, incorporates wild yeast and interesting techniques (barrel aging, natural carbonation) to elevate beer into something truly special. • A Visit to Jester King The Kitchn
Oct 12, 2012
The Undying Decor Pumpkin!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Once a year the pumpkin is transformed from a roly-poly squash into an agent of mystery. But jack-o-lanterns aren’t the scariest pumpkin iteration. Try on a few of these undying decor trends to really spook the neighbors! • Undying Decor Pumpkin The Kitchn
Oct 11, 2012
Our Essential Kitchen Cleaning Tools
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Whether you’re setting up a kitchen for the first time or looking to pare back down to the basics, our Essentials Guides are here to help. Today we look at the cleaning tools and solutions needed to keep your kitchen in good shape! • Essential Kitchen Cleaning The Kitchn
Oct 11, 2012
All About: Drawer Dishwashers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) What are the pros and cons of dish drawers? Do you have them? What has your experience been? • All About Drawer Dishwashers The Kitchn
Oct 10, 2012
15 Recipes for Pizza, Flatbread, and More!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Do you love pizza? We certainly do! Are you ready to make your first pizza of the season? Maybe you’d like to try to make pizza for the first time ever? Here is some of our best pizza inspiration: • Pizza and Beyond! The Kitchn
Oct 9, 2012
A Visit to the Rialto Market in Venice, Italy
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) A week ago Faith was in Venice, Italy, for a short trip, and of course she had to check out the market while she was there! The most famous market, the Rialto, of necessity has something of a tourist flair. Take a peek! • Rialto Market, Venice The Kitchn
Oct 9, 2012
A Faster, Easier Way to Chop Herbs
(Image credit: Faith Durand) Here’s a great little tip we picked up at a cooking class in Paris a couple years ago — a faster, easier way to mince fresh herbs. It’s so easy we wondered why we had never thought of it! (Classic sign of a good tip, right?) • Faster Way to Chop
Oct 8, 2012
How To Use the Fridge Humidity Drawers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Have you solved the mystery of the humidity drawer in your fridge? Last week, after seeing carrots and cucumbers not survive their time in these cryogenic chambers, we figured we had to look into how to use them properly. • Fridge Humidity Drawers The Kitchn
Oct 5, 2012
The Kitchn Is Hiring
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Are you an avid home cook and reader of The Kitchn? Do you enjoy blogging, photography, and sharing your own family kitchen adventures? We are hiring a new contributor for the site. Interested? Read on to see what we’re looking for. • The Kitchn Is Hiring The Kitchn
Oct 5, 2012
10 Unique Veggie Burger Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Beans and grains, we love you in veggie burgers, but we’re asking you to take a backseat for this one. Like the name implies, the star ingredients in these 10 recipes are all vegetables, from beets and micro sprouts to broccoli and corn. • Unique Veggie Burgers The Kitchn
Oct 4, 2012
How To Pick, Cook & Eat Brussels Sprouts
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The time for Brussels sprouts is nigh, my friends! I’ll be having Brussels sprouts roasted, pan-seared, steamed, and hashed from now until they disappear into from market shelves. • All About Brussels Sprouts The Kitchn
Oct 4, 2012
All About: Terracotta Kitchen Floor Tiles
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) How do terracotta floor tiles perform and hold up in a kitchen? Do you have terracotta tiles in your kitchen? Share your experiences with us! • Terracotta Kitchen Tiles The Kitchn
Oct 3, 2012
10 Minty Fresh Kitchens
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Are you reminded of your grandmother’s kitchen when you see mint green cabinets? The color mint is definitely a little retro-feeling, but like all things vintage, at some point it’s bound to make a comeback. • 10 Minty Fresh Kitchens The Kitchn
Oct 3, 2012
20 Ways To Eat Fall Vegetables for Dinner
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) October blew in the door last night, and here we are, anticipating the bounty of fall vegetables. What if you want to make autumn vegetables play the star? Here are 20 ideas to put vegetables in the center of your table tonight. • Fall Vegetables for Dinner The Kitchn
Oct 2, 2012
How To Make Vegetable Stock
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) Every time we make vegetable stock, we wonder why we ever bother buying it in the store. It’s so easy! Chop up some vegetables, cover with water, and simmer. Done. And all in just a little over an hour. • How To Make Vegetable Stock The Kitchn
Oct 2, 2012
Understated, Luxurious Italian Kitchen Tiles
This past week I took a trip to Venice, Italy, and this included a short jaunt to Bologna to check out the huge European tile show, CERSAIE. I came away with serious tile lust for a particular luxury Italian tile company. • Italian Tile for the Kitchen The Kitchn
Oct 1, 2012
What Are Your Top 5 Freezer Essentials?
What constitutes a “well-stocked freezer” depends a lot on where we live, how we cook and entertain, and how big our freezers are. What are your essentials? Here are five of my own. • Top 5 Freezer Essentials The Kitchn
Oct 1, 2012
Thoughts & Advice For the Wedding Meal
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Since it is fall and wedding planning may be in the cards for some readers, I thought it’d be a good time to share some tips for putting your own personal touch on the wedding meal. • Wedding Meal Advice The Kitchn
Sep 28, 2012
Beatrix Potter’s Recipe for Gingerbread
Today Beatrix Potter’s very rare personal recipe book will go on sale in London. The 161-year-old book recipe book is full of family recipes, and thanks to an official release by the book’s handlers, we have the actual gingerbread recipe here! • Beatrix Potter’s Gingerbread The Kitchn
Sep 28, 2012
10 Sweet Honey Jars and Pots
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Honey can be quite the unwieldy ingredient. How do you store it? If you want something attractive, consider one of these sweet honey jars or pots. From jars designed to emulate a bee hive to simple ceramic pots, there are lovely choices for every style. • 10 Honey Jars and Pots
Sep 27, 2012
20 Smoothie Tips, Hints, and Recipes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Smoothies are a fast, easy breakfast, and many of us are devoted to our morning shake. So we’ve rounded up our best ideas and tips covering everything from blenders to protein powder, plus inspiring recipes with fruit, greens, and even whole grains. • 20 Smoothie Tips & Recipes The Kitchn
Sep 27, 2012
Kitchen Tour: A Zesty, Radiant Kitchen
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) We go behind the scenes of the food blog Love & Lemons for a tour of the pristine cottage-modern kitchen where all their lovely food and photography are produced. • A Zesty, Radiant Kitchen The Kitchn
Sep 26, 2012
6 Ways to Tidy Your Pantry in 10 Minutes
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Sometimes we don’t have time for a full cleanup and overhaul of our kitchen storage, but still, the smallest effort can make the largest difference. Here are six things to do tonight that will only take you 10 minutes. • A Tidy Pantry in 10 Minutes The Kitchn
Sep 26, 2012
Choosing the Right Freezer Containers
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The right packaging will ensure that frozen foods retain their flavor, color, and texture, without developing freezer burn or absorbing other flavors and odors. The following containers are suitable for frozen foods: • Choosing the Right Freezer Containers The Kitchn
Sep 25, 2012
15 Dinner Recipes to Double & Freeze
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) There are so many recipes that can make a little extra to be squirreled away in the freezer for a later time. These little packages from the past are a huge gift to your future self when you are busy, stressed, and in need of a quick fix. • 15 Double
Sep 25, 2012
Best Kitchen Souvenirs To Buy in Italy?
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) I’m pinching myself, but it’s true: I leave for Italy this morning on a short trip. Venice, to be precise. I’ve never been — have you? Have you visited there or other places in Italy, and if so, what was the best kitchen souvenir you brought back? • Italian Kitchen Souvenirs
Sep 24, 2012
Tip: Repel House Flies With Cloves!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Constant opening of doors plus hot weather equals flies. There’s not much we can do to completely prevent them from entering the building, but it would be nice to repel them from the kitchen… • How To Repel Flies The Kitchn
Sep 24, 2012
When Eating Alone is Lonely
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Meals are a shared experience in most cultures, so it is a classic time for loneliness to come up if you find yourself alone at meal times. Do you eat alone often? How do you deal with the times when a single place setting at the table feels lonely? • Eating
Sep 21, 2012
Look! Shimmery Hammered Silver Cabinets
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) How pretty are these hammered silver cabinets? Although it’s a small kitchen, the shimmery panels make the room feel very luxe. Would you ever go for this look? • Silver Cabinets The Kitchn
Sep 21, 2012
Chef Ludo’s Magically Delicious Kitchen
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Ludo LeFebvre is the French-born chef and creator of the pop-up restaurant LudoBites, the hottest spot in Los Angeles. In anticipation of his new cookbook, we got a peek at his home kitchen. Take the tour with us and tell us if you notice a motif! • Ludo Kitchen Tour
Sep 20, 2012
How to Make Pita Bread at Home
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) The pita bread you make at home is worlds apart from the stuff you buy in stores, and watching them puff to glorious heights in your oven or on your stovetop is culinary magic at its best. Here’s how to do it. It’s easy! • How To Make Pita Bread
Sep 20, 2012
15 Tips for Better Weekly Meal Planning
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) How do you get dinner on the table, week in and week out, without getting bored? How do you stay energized and engaged with the act of cooking at home? Here are fifteen of our best and most universal tips for learning how to plan your meals. • 15 Tips for
Sep 19, 2012
Baked Nutella & Cream Cheese Sandwich
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Nutella (obviously). Cream cheese. A sprinkle of salt, and crusty Italian bread. Crisp toasted outside and hot, gooey inside, oozing with tangy cream cheese and the scent of chocolate and hazelnuts.This is dessert, in the guise of a sandwich. • Baked Nutella Sandwich The Kitchn
Sep 19, 2012
Good Idea: Hang a Meal Calendar and Grocery List Inside the Pantry
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) I love this cheery little pantry, which illustrates some cute printable labels from Better Homes and Gardens. What I really love, though, even more than the labels, are the calendar and shopping list on the back of the door! • Pantry Meal Planner The Kitchn
Sep 18, 2012
Save & Splurge: 5 Places to Put Your Money in a Kitchen Renovation
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) As I’ve researched and shopped for my own new kitchen, I’ve made some trade-offs in costs and priority that, so far, seem worth it to me. Here are five of my own save/splurge decisions for a new kitchen. • Kitchen Renovation Money The Kitchn
Sep 18, 2012
Sandwiches of All Shapes & Sizes: 20 Sandwich Recipes for a Better Lunch
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Here are 20 of our favorite sandwiches of all shapes and sizes, from chipotle chicken fajitas, to a perfect tomato sandwich, to a spicy lentil wrap (better than Trader Joe’s!) and homemade piadinas. • 20 Scrumptious Sandwiches The Kitchn
Sep 17, 2012
Grow Microgreens at Home in Tea Tins
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Microgreens are expensive, but they are beloved by chefs, who use their intense flavor to enhance expensive restaurant plates. But you can grow microgreens at home with nearly no effort whatsoever, and the payoff is terrific. • How to Grow Microgreens The Kitchn
Sep 17, 2012
Would You Put Wallpaper in the Kitchen?
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Would you ever put wallpaper in the kitchen? Or does the idea make you shudder? If the latter, you might have your mind changed by something unusual about the wallpaper in the photo here. • Wallpaper in the Kitchen The Kitchn
Sep 16, 2012
10 Inspiring Small-Space Pantries
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) I recaptured an inefficient coat closet and turned it into a cheery little pantry — one of my all-time most useful kitchen projects! Here are ten more inspiring examples of pantries, each with a takeaway for small spaces. • 10 Inspiring Pantries The Kitchn
Sep 14, 2012
A Guide to Whole Grains
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) With fall just around the corner, now is the time to stock your pantry with hearty, healthy whole grains! From amaranth to wild rice, get the skinny on whole grain ingredients and whole grain flours here. • Whole Grains Guide The Kitchn
Sep 14, 2012
Make Ice Packs From a Kitchen Sponge
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Check out this ice pack that absorbs itself as it melts! It’s perfect for those who are worried about a spill or who just want to try out something cheap and simple. • Sponge Ice Packs The Kitchn
Sep 13, 2012
A Word to Fear: Hangry!
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Do you get hangry?! This is a very helpful word, a word to signal impending storm clouds and danger, a word to fear. Oh — not familiar with the term? Let me bring you up to speed. This is a word you should know. • Do You Get Hangry? The
Sep 13, 2012
How to Make Homemade Granola Bars
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) I am a self-professed granola bar fiend. I nearly always have a granola bar or two close at hand. Making my own from the assortment of oats, nuts, and dried fruits that are always in my cupboard was a natural next step. • Homemade Granola Bars The Kitchn
Sep 12, 2012
10 Kitchens Without Upper Cabinets
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) It might seem crazy to forego the storage that upper cabinets offer, but there are some significant advantages in return. See 10 inspiring kitchens without uppers, and read more on why it’s sometimes a good idea. • No Upper Cabinets! The Kitchn
Sep 12, 2012
Kitchen Storage Between the Studs: 5 Examples of Smart Recessed Cabinets
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Did you know there’s a lot of room between the studs of your walls? You can create shallow recessed cabinets and shelving between the studs. Here are five great examples in the kitchen, plus a guide to building your own recessed shelving. • Storage Between the Studs The Kitchn
Sep 11, 2012
5 Ways To Combat Food Waste At Home
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) There’s a staggering amount of food waste happening in America. It may seem easy enough to just buy what you want and eat what you make, but in real life it can be a little tricky. Here are five tips to help. • Combat Food Waste The Kitchn
Sep 11, 2012
Handmade Wood Goods from Workerman
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Adam Brackney of Workerman just sent me a peek at the handmade goods for the kitchen he’s crafting out of wood, and I find them charming! Take a peek at his handiwork — spreaders and minimalist modern cutting boards. • Workerman Boards The Kitchn
Sep 10, 2012
Kitchen Before & After: Debra’s Bibliothèque Paris Kitchen Renovation
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) When Kitchn reader Debra bought her apartment in the Marais district of Paris in 2007, the kitchen had not been renovated since the 1950’s. She wanted it to feel integrated with the rest of the house and have a bit of a bibliothèque feel. Here’s what she did: • Kitchen Before
Sep 10, 2012
Is Refrigerating Eggs Necessary?
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Any world traveler has probably noticed that in most countries outside of the US and Canada, eggs aren’t stored under refrigeration. Why is that? • Is Refrigerating Eggs Necessary? The Kitchn
Sep 7, 2012
The Most Unnecessary Egg Gadgets Ever
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Useless kitchen gadgets are nothing new. But egg gadgets are in league all their own. Some of the most overwrought and strange gadgets out there are for eggs. Here are a few we’re scratching our heads over: • Bizarre Egg Gadgets The Kitchn
Sep 7, 2012
How To Soft-Boil an Egg
(Image credit: Emma Christensen) The perfect soft-boiled egg should have firm, custard-like whites and a warm runny yolk. This is a slightly trickier endeavor than simply hard-boiling eggs, but nothing that can’t be mastered in the space of a Saturday morning! • Soft-Boiled Eggs The Kitchn
Sep 6, 2012
Kitchen Tour: A Family-Focused Kitchen
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy) Sophie and Iain have spent time in Rajastan and other parts of Southern India, and they love the fiery flavors of regional Indian food. Join us for a tour of their elegant, open kitchen and an interview with this charming culinary couple. • A Family-Focused Kitchen The Kitchn
Sep 5, 2012