Don’t pre-rinse before adding to dishwasher — really

The question is.... do you believe this? https://www.mashed.com/180769/the-biggest-mistake-youre-making-with-your-dishwasher/ The biggest mistake you're making with your dishwasherDishwasher ShutterstockBy Maria Scinto Remember the Cascade commercial where a cute little girl in overalls gets snarky about her mom washing all the dishes before she puts them in the dishwasher, and then washing them again if they "come out … Continue reading Don’t pre-rinse before adding to dishwasher — really

Loved “Overstory”? Richard Powers has 26 other books for you

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/arts/loved-the-overstory-richard-powers-recommends-26-other-books-on-trees Loved ‘The Overstory’? Richard Powers recommends 26 other books on trees Arts Nov 29, 2019 1:59 PM EST Our November pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club is Richard Powers’ “The Overstory.” Become a member of the Now Read This book club by joining our Facebook group, or by signing up to … Continue reading Loved “Overstory”? Richard Powers has 26 other books for you

“Green” funerals a rising trend

More Americans are skipping traditional funerals in favor of green burials There are so many aspects of our lives that can be made more green, including the way in which we handle bodies after death. Turns out that cremation is not the green choice. https://www.considerable.com/life/death/green-burials-are-a-growing-trend/ You can truly become one with nature. byWalecia Konrad•December 1, … Continue reading “Green” funerals a rising trend

Social justice concept spreads to library late fees

https://www.npr.org/2019/11/30/781374759/we-wanted-our-patrons-back-public-libraries-scrap-late-fines-to-alleviate-inequi 'We Wanted Our Patrons Back' — Public Libraries Scrap Late Fines To Alleviate Inequity November 30, 20197:40 AM ET Emma BowmanTwitter A growing number of public libraries across the country are revising their policies to eliminate overdue fines.Connie Hanzhang Jin/NPR For nearly a decade, Diana Ramirez hadn't been able to take a book home … Continue reading Social justice concept spreads to library late fees

Mated golden eagles migrate separately but find each other

https://wfpl.org/golden-eagles-harper-and-athena-reunite-in-bernheim/ Golden Eagles Harper And Athena Reunite In Bernheim By Ryan Van Velzer Energy and Environment December 5, 2019 Just ten days apart, a pair of golden eagles have reunited after flying almost 1,700 miles on separate migration routes from the Canadian wilderness to their winter range in Bernheim Forest. Athena the golden eagle departed … Continue reading Mated golden eagles migrate separately but find each other

Unexpected items that chefs freeze

Several of these are a real surprise. https://www.foodandwine.com/lifestyle/unexpected-items-chefs-freeze 16 Unexpected Items Chefs Always Freeze From Doritos to butter. By Clarissa Buch December 16, 2019 You probably never thought to freeze avocados or a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos. But these chefs say you should. Here’s why. Mitshu/Getty Images Cool Ranch Doritos "Fishing in South Texas as … Continue reading Unexpected items that chefs freeze