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Refrigerator and Freezer Cleaning Checklist

You may think you have the technique down cold, but keeping the refrigerator clean requires more than a box of baking soda. Think of this checklist as a refresher course.

23 Cooking Uses for Your Microwave

If you use this gizmo only to zap popcorn or heat up leftovers, prepare to be impressed. Here are more than 20 ways your microwave can save you time in the kitchen.

4 Ideas for Your Ice Cream Maker

Surprising things you can do with your ice cream maker, rice cooker, waffle iron, and milkshake machine.

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Real Simple gave 14 models a spin and gave top ratings to these 3.

Canning 101

Berries, tomatoes, and zucchini everywhere! When blessed with too much of a good thing, it’s time to get canning. Here’s how to do it.