Recent Kitchen Articles

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Refresh Your Backsplash!

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 21, 2014

We know everyone's obsessed with subway tile, and we get it. It sure is sleek, gorgeous, and classic. But it's also getting kind of...old. Sorry, but true. Everyone has it, and it seems...

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Store Food Right!

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 12, 2014

Growing and storing your own food is an excellent way to cut food costs and enjoy the bounty of spring and summer in the fall and winter, when your options might feel grim. Stocking...

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Green Cleaning in the Kitchen

Posted by Katie Marks | Feb 20, 2014

Even if you're a dedicated housekeeper, the kitchen is one of those rooms that tends to attract messes. You can blame it on the kids, the dog, or the chef, but however you slice it,...

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Dreaming of a New Kitchen?

Posted by Katie Marks | Feb 19, 2014

Thinking about remodeling the kitchen? Before you pick up the phone to call a Baltimore contractor about the kitchen of your dreams, you have some things to think about. The kitchen...

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Put Down the Splenda!

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 30, 2014

It's January, which means many people are trying to lose weight as a part of their New Year's resolutions. Sugar's a common target in diets, because it's a large source of calories...

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Store That Food You're Growing!

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 21, 2014

Now that you're growing all kinds of amazing produce, you may have a problem on your hands: an excess of deliciousness. It's kind of astounding to watch how much even a small garden...

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Make Your Own Cheese Press!

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 10, 2014

Did you know that making your own cheese is actually pretty darn easy? All it involves is heating milk, adding some cultures, stirring, allowing the mixture to set for a period of time...

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Cold Pantries for Green Kitchens

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 23, 2013

Before the advent of the refrigerator, we still ate all sorts of foods that needed to be kept cool, including dairy products, meats, and fresh produce. The solution used by some homes...