Chicken Wings in the Oven

Dear Home Ec 101,
I am having a dinner party and I want to have chicken wings as part of the meal. How long should I bake them for to make them taste perfectly tender?
Signed,
Winging it in Wyndham

Heather says:

Actually I have a couple of answers for you depending on how you picture your chicken wings.

Is Extra Virgin Olive Oil a Substitute for Vegetable Oil

Dear Home Ec 101,
If a recipe calls for vegetable oil, is extra virgin olive oil a suitable replacement or is there a specific reason for vegetable oil?
Signed,
Slick in Slatesville

Heather says:
It depends on the recipe in question.

What Is a Good Alternative for Cheesecloth

Dear Home Ec 101,

I need a good alternative for cheese cloth. I’ve been making a lot of juice lately and I want to strain out the seeds and pulp, but cheese cloth gets expensive quickly. Do you have any suggestions?

Picnic Perfect: Potato Salad

Dear Home Ec 101:

My neighborhood will soon be throwing their annual blockparty. I don’t want anyone to know that I can’t cook for beans. Do you have a recipe for me? Please don’t tell me just to go to the deli and put it in a new bowl.

How to remove mildew and musty odor from towels

Dear Home Ec 101:

My towels all smell funky. Is it my teenage son? He’s usually pretty good about hanging up his towel, but lately they’ve all developed a stink. There is nothing quite like stepping out of the shower to be greeted with a musty, mildewed, smelly towel.