Browsing the "Green Kitchen Tips" Category

30 DIY Ideas for Your Kitchen

June 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

We talk a lot about food - from cooking and eating to politics and justice - but what about sprucing up your kitchen? These are some fun DIY ideas to deck out your kitchen without breaking your budget


6 Grocery Stores that are Packaging Free

June 9th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Food packaging is an often unsung part of our food waste problem, but these grocery stores are trying to change that by changing the way we shop for food


Make a Plastic-Free Food Wrap

May 13th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Getting the plastic out of your kitchen can be tough, right? It's expensive to replace all of your plastic with glass. And glass containers take a lot more space to store than plastic baggies. That's where a plastic-free food wrap comes in handy. These wraps are water-resistant, and fold to store easily. The best part? You can make them yourself, even if you have no sewing skills at all


4-Step Spring Cleaning Checklist for the Kitchen (free printable!)

March 3rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Welcome to Spring Cleaning Week, everyone! Across the Important Media Network this week, we're going to be talking about green cleaning from our own perspectives. This spring cleaning checklist for the kitchen felt like a natural fit! You can view the checklist below or click here to download our printable pdf checklist to use while you're doing your cleaning


Knife Skills: Sharpening vs. Honing

January 27th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

There's more to knife skills than choosing the right blade for the job. Maintaining your knife properly keeps it slicing and dicing like new


Cooking Tips: Choosing the Right Knife

January 13th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Ever been unsure about whether a chopping job called for a paring knife or a cleaver? We've got a visual guide with cooking tips for every knife in your butcher's block (and then some!)


Trader Joe’s: Yea or Nay?

December 30th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

What do you think about Trader Joe's? Does your town have one? Do you shop there? I'd love to hear your experiences!



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