How to Clean and Maintain Your Garbage Disposal

How to clean and maintain your garbage disposal | savingdinner.com

A lot of people these days have a garbage disposal, even those who shouldn’t.  What?!! Who “shouldn’t” have a disposal? People with septic tanks if you listen to plumbers talk! Food scraps and especially fats and oils are terrible for septic tanks and while a disposal is to be avoided, there are likely a lot […]

How to Properly Load a Dishwasher

How to Properly Load a Dishwasher | Saving Dinner.com

Okay–this is a regularly occurring “discussion” in my house and I’d like to publicly declare that neither one of us, at this point in life, knew how to properly load a dishwasher–until now. I must say, I am fairly gobsmacked and that doesn’t happen very often. Yes, my friend…there is a right way and there […]

Kitchen Cleaning Tips

I like to keep a clean kitchen, but every few months I just love giving the kitchen a good scrub down and getting everything all freshened up organized. And now that the holidays are upon us, it’s time to get to work. Kitchen cleaning tips. Scrub the cast iron. A good cast iron pan will […]

Pantry Perk-Up

Pantry Perk-Up | SavingDinner.com

Do you remember that nursery rhyme about uncooperative Mary? It goes like this: Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row. I don’t know what a cockle shell is and right now my garden is in need of a cleanup, but […]

Back to Basics: 3 Kitchen Appliance Must-Haves

This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through my link, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. With packing up to move to our new home this week, it has me thinking again about the kitchen basics. What kitchen essentials does any college kid, newly married couple, or just […]