Growing your own food is one of life’s great pleasures—plus it’s good for you and for the environment. But in increasingly tight, urban homes, we don’t all have room for gardens. And hydroponic systems, as appealing as they may be, often appear to be a whole lot of hardware for only a bit of actual green. Some fresh arugula would be nice for dinner, but who wants giant plastic box taking up half their kitchen to get a few leaves?
Mesh grill bags expand your options.
Last weekend we tried out the Charcoal Companion Mesh Grill Bag from Target. It’s a handy heat-proof mesh bag about the same size as a sheet of copier paper.
Stuff it full of veggies, scallops— most anything that would normally fall through a grill— and burn, baby, burn. We tested it with some fresh asparagus… ooo-la-la!Continue reading “Grilling Companion”
Let’s be blunt. Last-minute gift buying sucks. But one of your best resources might be just around the corner.
Continue reading “Hit the Spot for Last-Minute Gifts”
They say the grunge look is dead but hipsters everywhere are discovering unique accents for the home can still be sourced from unusual places. Vendors like Global Industrial offer thousands of products intended for the warehouses and offices of the world. But tons of these items also look great in your modern home. Add a pop of industrial! Continue reading “Long Live the Industrial Look”
Build a better whisk and the world will… um, separate egg yolks?
The Whisk’ from Ivan Zhang not only includes an apostrophe in the name- it can separate egg yolks.
Clever design allows the utensil to perform its usual duty as a whisk plus as an egg separator. The ergonomic handle is designed to make it easy to hold and prevent the tool from rolling.