~ Seasoning Cast Iron: 325 oven - Middle rack & foil lined baking sheet under middle rack. Warm pan on stove top. Brush on 1-2 Tbs oil (corn, vegetable, grape seed oil, Crisco or food-grade coconut oil) Place pan upside down on middle rack. Bake 1 hour. After the hour of cooking, turn the heat off and allow the pan to cool inside the oven for an hour.
pretty twist ties from japanese masking tape...diy
How to Remove Rust from a Cast Iron Skillet: New hope for that rusty and very heavy Lodge skillet hidden at the back of the cabinet.
Getting Rust Off a Cast-Iron Skillet
Clean your Coffee Pots and Tea Kettles with Denture Cleaning Tablets: This is my kind of cleaning. (Maybe good for those wonderful stainless steel thermos bottles which are too skinny and tall to clean easily.)
Comment of the Day: Aluminum Foil as Dryer Sheet!
How to Cover Up Dings In Wooden Furniture: Rub the dings with a walnut to darken and disguise the defects.
How To Cover Up Dings in Wooden Furniture Home Hacks
Clean with a Cuke: Very strange, definitely worth a try.
The Secret Super Cleaning Powers of the Mighty Cucumber
Freeze Cake Batter for Later: I didn't know you could do this!
3 Ways To Freeze Cupcake Batter For Later
Use Crayons for Dry Erase Boards instead of markers which dry out. I had no idea that this would work!
Switch to Crayons for Always-Ready Dry Erase Board Writing
Restoring Old Sneakers
Ask the Contractor by The NY Times: Instructions for simple household repairs like unsticking a door with sandpaper, a wooden block & soap. I love this, a few minutes of effort gives enormous satisfaction.
Ask the Contractor
Use Old CDs as Driveway Reflectors
Clean Silver with Baking Soda and Aluminum Foil