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Keep Apples Crisp

Keep Apples Crisp

While fruit bowls are pretty to look at, store apples in the refrigerator to keep them crisp longer. When they are kept cold, apples can stay nice and crunchy for weeks. Keep them away from aromatic foods like onions, as apples tend to absorb odor.       

Witch Finger Grapes

Witch Finger Grapes

Picked up these Witch Finger Grapes yesterday. They really are nice a sweet. 

 China Markings

China Markings

China Markings The rule of thumb for reading the marks on the underside of china is simple. If there is no mark, the piece was made before 1891, when the United States government began requiring imported china to indicate its country of origin. Pieces labeled only by country probably were made from 1891 to 1914. […]

Cleaning Your Grill Grates

Cleaning Your Grill Grates

Cleaning Your Grill Grates Now that you know all about grill safety it’s time to clean your grates. Those grates may have been sitting with grime on them for months. I don’t want to hear any of that “it’s extra seasoning.” Go clean those grates! Clean grill grates thoroughly before AND after each use. Spick […]