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Dad Fires Up His 'Range' Rover Jan. 22, 2020

The Word Guy

My 23-year-old daughter called me the other day to tell me that her landlord had provided a "new ove... Read More

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

Everyday Cheapskate

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

Design and Add a Pantry to Your Kitchen Sep. 26, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: We are doing some remodeling and adding a room on to our house. I have always wanted a w... Read More

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

Everyday Cheapskate

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

6 Super Easy Ways to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Sep. 11, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Fruit flies are amazing, and by that I mean amazingly annoying! These tiny creatures can detect the ... Read More

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

Everyday Cheapskate

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

Tile a Kitchen Countertop Backsplash May. 30, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: The area of the wall behind the countertop always gets messy, and the paint gets stained... Read More

The Gift You Will Never Regret Giving Yourself Apr. 17, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Over the years, I've had many wonderful opportunities to address audiences large and small at all ki... Read More

Sixteen Surprising Reasons to Stop Throwing Out Pickle Juice Apr. 16, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

It was a weird request. My friend, Mary Ann, asked if she could borrow some pickle juice. Huh? Who k... Read More

10 Favorite Food and Cooking Hacks to Make Life Easier Mar. 04, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Super Slick When you're measuring sticky ingredients like honey or molasses, spray your measuring to... Read More

Amazing Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide Around the House Feb. 11, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Last week, I heard from one of my readers who wrote about hydrogen peroxide — something I've w... Read More

Hang Your Own Kitchen Cabinets Jan. 10, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I want to install new upper kitchen cabinets. I bet a friend I could do all the work mys... Read More

Is an Open Kitchen Really for You? Jan. 05, 2019

The Art of Design

Everyone says they love a large, open kitchen they can entertain in. But is that really a practical ... Read More

Old Flannels Make Great Cleaning Cloths, Plus More Great Reader Tips Jan. 02, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

When Swiffer WetJet hit the market years ago, consumers went wild for it. I loved my Swiffer but did... Read More

You Can Use This for That in the Kitchen Dec. 25, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Over the years, I have been uniquely privileged to sit under the personal tutelage of world-famous g... Read More

Hidden Sodium Dec. 14, 2018

Nutrition News

Everybody has sodium in their diet; it's a fact of life. Sodium is an essential nutrient. Some of us... Read More

Food Safety for the Holidays Nov. 23, 2018

Nutrition News

You may have heard about the recent recall of romaine lettuce due to the presence of E. coli bacteri... Read More

Another Batch of Great Reader Tips! Nov. 21, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Sharing their super cool tips and tricks for how to save money on herbs, keep produce fresher longer... Read More

10 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Bread Bags Nov. 19, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

As you know — and only because I write about it so much — I may as well be president of ... Read More

Bright Breakfast and Dining Nooks Nov. 17, 2018

The Art of Design

Your kitchen's dimensions and layout of and number of diners are the starting point to get the right... Read More