How to use convection cooking and make your holiday meals legendary

How to use convection cooking and make your holiday meals legendary

Your reputation as a holiday chef is on the line. You want perfectly browned turkey, succulent ham and evenly cooked pies and side dishes. It’s the perfect time to use that convection setting on your range! For those who aren’t familiar, a convection oven has a fan...

Preserve your herbs before winter

Preserve your herbs before winter

As summer comes to end, you can preserve the fresh herbs and vegetables from your garden so that they can be enjoyed on a cold winter days. According to the National Gardening Association food gardens are at the highest levels in more than a decade with 35% of all...

5 steps to conquer mud stains

5 steps to conquer mud stains

Spring brings new growth, buds appearing, birds chirping, and … lots of mud! Get hard to clean mud out of your clothes with these simple tips: Check the care label on the garment for specific instructions. Brush any excess dirt or mud off of the garment. Rinse garment...

How to avoid ‘trapped turkey syndrome’

How to avoid ‘trapped turkey syndrome’

A trapped turkey is a thing! Setting the temperature higher than 500 degrees can engage your oven’s locking mechanism It’s a nightmarish situation. Your family and friends are all gathered at your home for Thanksgiving or Christmas—and they’re all hungry. The turkey...

How to deal with end-of-summer stains

How to deal with end-of-summer stains

As summer sadly comes to an end, its time to turn our attention to the left behind stains from a summer of fun! Before the summer wardrobe is packed up for cooler temperatures, check for stains. From soft drink to fruit stains, to condiments, mud, and more here's a...

10 ideas for small appliances every college student needs

10 ideas for small appliances every college student needs

Before students head off to universities across the world, here's a list of top 10 college kitchen essentials that might help make the transition much easier … for everyone.  1) Mini Microwave This might be a mini microwave but it still has maximum power that can...

Is your fridge ready? Chill this summer!

Is your fridge ready? Chill this summer!

Is your refrigerator ready for the busy summer season? Here are some simple tips to get your refrigerator in top shape for the summer months. Remove old or expired items. Check expiration dates of items especially condiments. Most condiments expire 6 months to a year...

Stain Assist

Stain Assist

Stains are a part of life, but they don’t have to be a permanent addition to your clothes. Simply find the stain you wish to remove below and click on its category for step-by-step instructions on how to remove it.  For Acrylic, Cotton, Linen, Lycra / Spandex, Nylon,...

6 Tips for keeping frozen food fresh

6 Tips for keeping frozen food fresh

Do you know how to get the most out of your freezer? These 6 tips will help keep your frozen food fresh: Keep your freezer organized.  Keeping the food that has been in the freezer the longest up front it will prompt a first-in-first-out mentality. This will allow you...

Earth Day activities for the family

Earth Day activities for the family

Earth Day is the perfect time to teach the importance of being good stewards to the next generation. Our sustainability team passed along some fun activities that can get the kids involved while teaching them that even the smallest change can make a big impact. Plant...

Clean away germs

Clean away germs

A good, thorough cleaning can help stop the spread of these stubborn viruses and allergens but are you using your appliances to help stop the spread? Here are some great tips from our experts: IN THE BEDROOM  Try using your steam cycle! This cycle is great for...

How often should you wash your pillows?

How often should you wash your pillows?

One of the most common questions our consumer scientists get is whether you should wash your pillows and how often? The simple answer is yes. If your pillow is washable you should give it a good cleaning because dirt, oil and dust mites can build up over time on your...

Top microwave cleaning tips

Top microwave cleaning tips

Tough baked on soils are hard to clean, but soils in your microwave can actually effect the functioning of your microwave. Here are our tips to keep your microwave in top shape:   Go Natural.   One of the best ways to clean stubborn stains in the microwave is by...

3 Easy Tips to get your Garage in Shape for the Winter

3 Easy Tips to get your Garage in Shape for the Winter

Are you ready to winterize your garage? It’s time to bring in the warm weather furniture, tools and equipment. If you have an already packed space, the additional items can create an even bigger mess. Here are 3 easy tips to clean up the clutter and organize before...

5 Thanksgiving Cooking Hacks

5 Thanksgiving Cooking Hacks

Prepping for a Thanksgiving feast doesn’t have to be daunting!
Try these cooking hacks and execute Thanksgiving dinner like a pro.

Easy Dishwasher Loading Tips

Easy Dishwasher Loading Tips

Celebrate National No Dirty Dishes Day on May 18 with a few tips on how to load the dishwasher from our home economist in the dish lab.