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The Real Reason You Leave Dishes "To Soak" ;-)

No doubt the information contained in this report will be a hotbed of debate at Thanksgiving this year. Soaking dishes is rooted in lies! The practice of letting soapy water loosen stuck-on food does work. But let's be honest soaking fanatics, soaking usually involves an overnight stay in the sink...
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Blogger Figures Out How To Clean A Beauty Blender

An egg-shaped makeup song has been a huge hit at makeup counters. Its unique structure that makes it so porous is why so many women use it to smooth out makeup lines. But the same porous properties that make blending so easy also make it a nightmare to clean. But a law school student's video tweet...
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How To Get More Juice From Squeezing Lemons

A first world problem is squeezing a lemon only to have just a few drops emerge from all that effort. But there is a simple hack to get more juice and it involves your microwave. Zapping a whole lemon for 20 seconds before cutting and squeezing it would loosen the fruit and allow more juice to come...
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DIY Microwave Popcorn

One of our most loved foods is popcorn! It's delicious, chock full of fiber and fairly simple to make. However there is concern the simplest way to make it can be dangerous. A report from the FDA indicates that a chemical coating used in microwave popcorn bags breaks down when heated into a...
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Prince Harry's Hack For Crispy Bacon

The British monarchy is all a buzz over the announcement that Prince Harry and American-born Meghan Markle are to wed. Prince Harry has spent a lot of his life in The States and while here, he has become a big fan of American bacon, which it a bit different from the bacon served in his native...
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Food You Didn't Know you Can Cook In The Microwave

While many only use the microwave to re-heat leftovers or pop a bag of popcorn. But your microwave is capable of cooking so much more, like cooking spaghetti, eggs and even brownies! Good Housekeeping has a guide on how to cook spaghetti in 8 minutes by placing the pasta with oil in a bowl filled...
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The Easy Way To Clean The Office Microwave

Nothing is more disgusting than the office microwave. From leftover pasta to bowls of tomato soup, all those zapped meals splattering and overflowing is beyond a nightmare. Worst part is no one fesses up to their mess as the grime builds. However you can be the office hero with a simple way to...
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Cleaning Your Kitchen Sponge Won't Make It Clean

For many people washing your kitchen sink sponge is a good way to get some extra uses out of it before replacing it. But cleaning it apparently does nothing to rid it of all the germs hidden inside its porous surface. A recent study found that regularly cleaned sponges, such as those zapped in the...
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Turn Leftover PEEPS Into PEEPcorn

By now most of your Easter candy is long gone but if you still have PEEPS, we've got a simple recipe you can do to turn those PEEPS into PEEPcorn. Food geniuses at the Food Science Institute have figured out that two PEEPS can turn ordinary popcorn into a kettle corn. First, grab the jar of popcorn...
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The Easiest Way To Peel An Orange using Your Microwave

It is hard to image the reality that is about to happen! We've found the easiest way to peel an orange! Now I'm sure you're thinking to yourself how easy it is to peel an orange but think about it. An orange is kinda hard to peel. Getting a starting point usually is a messy affair and guaranteed to...
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