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When I moved into my first apartment, my kitchen was a sad sight and mostly included a collection of second-hand plates, glassware, cookware, and utensils from the local thrift store

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I needed an essential kitchen tools guide, but the internet wasn't available back then. So I forged my way through the best I could, and eventually what started as a collection of odds-and-ends turned into a full-on, well-stocked kitchen. With so many products on the market, it's hard to know what are essential kitchen tools and what you might only use from time to time. Below are the essentials for any starter kitchen, items that I use in my own home kitchen every day, or at least once a week. What this list includes: Kitchen gadgets and utensils that are...

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Holiday season is a time of overindulgence

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It is the time when marketers encourage us to abandon self-discipline, forget about guilt and give in to our gluttony and material wants and spend all that we can to celebrate the season of giving by buying, buying, buying! This of course results in garbage bins that are overflowing with trash, food waste, shiny gift wrappers, unwanted presents and a whole lotta plastic; which is why the Christmas holiday season is considered the most wasteful time of the year.  So for this year, instead of adding to our global environmental problems by purchasing mainstream, mindless crap, how about putting time...

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