This Simple Trick will Make the Ice in your Cooler Last Longer

This Simple Trick will Make the Ice in your Ice Chest Last Longer
Photos by Holly Wade

Summer is the ideal time of year for family outings, beach days, picnics, adventures in the park and so on. You probably bring along an ice chest to keep your drinks and a few snacks cold, but in the hot sun, that ice will be melted in no time. One sure-fire way to make the ice in your ice chest last longer is to add a simple household item…salt. Rock salt, to be exact. Continue Reading

How To: De-Seed a Pomegranate in Under a Minute

created at: 10/18/2012

When I first ran across this how-to on The Burlap Bag, I stopped dead in my tracks, years of struggling to peel/de-seed/eat a pomegranate flooding back to my mind as a giant swooshing sound filled my ears. HOW DID I NOT KNOW THIS TECHNIQUE BEFORE NOW?!     

Pomegranates are amazing, y’all (in case you hadn’t heard). They’re also notoriously difficult to eat. But Lauren at The Burlap Bag has discovered what may be the easiest method EVER for getting all those juicy little gems out of their tough, pith-filled skins. Continue Reading