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November 28, 2019 Nov. 28, 2019

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Dear Readers: Today is Thanksgiving. If you know someone who is alone today, please invite him or he... Read More

How to Clean Baking Sheets so They Look New! Nov. 13, 2019

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They come in sizes big and small, rimmed or without sides. We use them to bake just about anything, ... Read More

Guest Etiquette Nov. 11, 2019

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Q: My wife and I have always hosted Thanksgiving at our house. It's our favorite holiday, and we've ... Read More

October 22, 2019 Oct. 22, 2019

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Dear Annie: A few years ago, I obtained a quote from a company for a manufacturing service. My busin... Read More

8 Surprising Ways Lemons Can Make Your Life Easier Sep. 17, 2019

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Several years ago, my son gave me the bounty from the two fruit trees that pretty much rule his back... Read More

A Dozen Ways to Make Dump Chicken Sep. 16, 2019

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It's called Dump Chicken, and it's genius. Here's why: You dump chicken pieces and your choice of sa... Read More

8 Surprisingly Useful Ways to Use a FoodSaver Sep. 04, 2019

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My vacuum sealer is one of my favorite kitchen appliances. I vacuum seal fresh fruit to extend the l... Read More

Outdoor Grilling on a Budget Sep. 03, 2019

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Getting our outdoor grill cleaned, polished and ready for the warmer months had me thinking about ho... Read More

How to Make Taco Seasoning Mix and What to Do With It Aug. 29, 2019

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Seasoning packets from the supermarket may be convenient, but they have drawbacks — not the le... Read More

4 Absolutely Brilliant Ways to Cook Corn on the Cob Aug. 28, 2019

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Corn on the cob is a summer staple that should be part of every summer celebration and backyard cook... Read More

Furnishing your First Kitchen: Top 10 Essential Kitchen Tools Aug. 20, 2019

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Whether you're a newlywed, a recent grad moving into your first apartment or one of the 25% of mille... Read More

14 Things You Need to Know About How to Use Your Garbage Disposal Aug. 13, 2019

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I would like to personally thank the late John W. Hammes, an architect working in Racine, Wisconsin,... Read More

Slowly Simmering Over Cooking Club Aug. 09, 2019

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Dear Annie: I am part of a cooking club that meets the second Tuesday of each month. Each member buy... Read More

3 Ways to Stretch a Can of Tuna to Feed 4 Hungry People Jul. 31, 2019

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Are the popular reality television shows anything close to what you consider reality? Take the vener... Read More

July 30, 2019 Jul. 30, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am 13 and an avid reader of your column. I have been working at a summer program, and ... Read More

6 Ways to Stop Throwing Rotten Produce in the Garbage Jul. 24, 2019

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I'm having a difficult time wrapping my head around this documented fact: In 2016, it was reported t... Read More

How to Use Home Chef Meal Kits to Cut Food Costs Jul. 18, 2019

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Faithful readers will recall that my husband and I tested, and now continue to enjoy, the popular me... Read More

What to Do With Leftover Green Salad (Don't Throw it Out!) Jul. 15, 2019

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If throwing out perfectly delicious leftover green salad were a crime, I'd be serving a life sentenc... Read More

In a Pinch, You Can Use This for That Jul. 08, 2019

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Have you ever discovered you're all out of a certain ingredient when you're in the middle of prepari... Read More

6 Kitchen Tools That Are a Complete Waste of Time and Money Jul. 04, 2019

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Celebrity chef Alton Brown contends that a kitchen tool that does only one job is mostly useless. He... Read More