Posts by Home-Ec Guest

How to Iron: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

Stephanie says: Let’s work to iron out the wrinkles. I love ironing. I do. Roll your eyes. Scoff. Mutter, “whatever, who loves ironing?” I do. There is something satisfying about taking a pile of clean clothes and one by one getting all the wrinkles out, then putting them away. I don’t iron every morning. Heavens…

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Freezer Tips, A Guest Post

The following is a guest post by Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: I almost feel as though I should start this piece with an apologia, since I think most readers of this site already know how handy the freezer can be for make-ahead meals. However, I shall forge ahead and tell you…

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Cleaning for Those Who Are Immunosuppressed

The following is a guest post by Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: “Cleanliness is next to godliness” is a well-known saying, but my recent experiences have changed my mind: It would be more accurate to say that cleanliness is next to survival. Granted, many readers might not go quite that far, but…

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Egg Rolls with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Candice says: I know the term tapas is typically reserved for Spanish food, but I use it to describe meals made of appetizers. It’s just easier than making up my own word. I enjoy late night get-togethers and one of my favorite menu items is egg rolls! In fact, it’s my most requested! So, I…

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