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soap dish

One of the things I loved about my kitchen when I first viewed my current apartment is the vintage sink, complete with the original fixtures. There’s this funky soap dish that’s attached to the taps, and I love how it holds my chunky, handmade, all natural, vegetable oil soaps. How do you wash your hands […]

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lemon reamer

I use this lemon reamer nearly every day to juice a lime or two for my salad dressings. In the winter I used it to juice oranges for my daily smoothies. I love the way it feels in my hand – love the way it extends the utility of my hands, love the eye-squinching juice […]

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colander

I love colanders. They’re so useful in the kitchen for rinsing produce and then letting it drain. Or for draining cooked pasta. Which kitchen tool do you use the most? If you could create your own design, how would you make it look or feel? “The holes _________”

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measuring cups

I learned to bake when I was a child, from my mother. I would watch her measure out the ingredients – for a pie crust, say, and carefully blend and mix them. I don’t bake myself anymore, but I love the precision of measuring cups. Do you like to bake? What else do you measure […]

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kitchen scissors

I’m a big fan of scissors in the kitchen. I use them for cutting the tops and tails off beans and snow peas, and cutting through really tough things like clamshell packaging. I once got stopped in an airport because they thought I had a knife in my bag. It was actually a pair of […]

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hook

Inside my pantry I also have a hook for my apron and some bottle brushes. I love hooks. I have lots of them in my closets. What do you hang on hooks? Why is this the best way for you to store these things? “I hung _________”

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pantry

I love pantries. I like mine a little random, a little cluttered. I enjoy finding long-lost treasures every now and then. Do you have a pantry? Is it organized or curated? “I stored _________” _ What inspired this prompt?

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red onions

I use a lot of onions in my cooking. My favorites are sweet onions, because they’re… well, sweet. I also like red onions, because they’re… well, red. And colourful is good. Do you ever eat onions? If you were a plant hybridizer, what colour would you try to make onions? “I cut open _________” ~ […]

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kitchen drawer

I have six drawers in my kitchen. That doesn’t feel like much, but my last apartment only had three. My sister once had an apartment with none. Do you have one of those kitchen drawers crammed with so much stuff that you can’t find what you want? What would happen if you just got rid […]

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full refrigerator

My favorite part of grocery shopping is my full refrigerator when I’m done unpacking everything. Is your refrigerator full, or empty? Are there things in there that you haven’t opened in months? How often do you clean it out? “The door __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work… What inspired this prompt?

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