| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Sears is offering special discounts on name brand appliances at its South Florida stores, thanks to good old competition.
You may have heard that hhgregg recently opened up numerous new stores in South Florida. In response, Sears is heating up the...
| Jul 29, 2011
You're steamed! And so am I. The temperature's been brutal out there. Some hot questions. And, of course, Angel's got answers…
Dear Answer Angel: The heat is really getting to me. I don't like to go bare, no camis or sleeveless for me. And...
| Aug 5, 2011
Though Chicago and other cities have long reported that lead levels in their water meet federal standards, regulators and scientists worry testing methods used for two decades could significantly underestimate consumers' exposure to the toxic metal....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:07 PM
If a power surge fries your television or an outage spoils the food in your refrigerator, your first thought might be to ask the utility to pay.
Think again. Florida Power & Light, like most utilities, decides which claims it will pay, and consumers...
| Aug 9, 2011
Is there a household appliance more useful, more pleasurable, more giving than the blender?
No, there is not.
Yes, the vacuum cleaner deserves our admiration and our gratitude (plus, if you're like me, it's impossible to pass by a vacuum-store window...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Millions of students are packing up for college right now. Don’t forget to stow a culinary care kit along with the futon, the laptop, the shoe racks and the microwave or toaster/oven (if they're allowed).
It’s easy for parents and kids to...
| Sep 8, 2011
Peppers are, arguably, among the easiest home garden crops to grow. Problem is, they take forever to do so. They usually don't come into their own until after the tomatoes are gone and the herbs are exhausted from the heat. So, herby, tomato-ey, peppery...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:21 AM
Norma Thompson spent much of Monday dusting, polishing and sprucing up items that will fill a soon-to-open home improvement store in Halethorpe. The hours she volunteers with Habitat for Humanity's newest ReStore will help this Baltimore grandmother,...
| Aug 23, 2011
Q: After making homemade tomato sauce, should you let it cool down to room temperature before putting in the fridge? My Nana always did, then I heard that letting it cool down is a bad idea because of bacteria. The other night I heard Gordon Ramsay say it...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Here is some more information from officials at the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for before and after the hurricane.
--On carbon monoxide: This is generated by gas-powered appliances such as generators and charcoal and gas grills. It's...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Mary Harris from Nottingham was looking for recipe she has lost for a blueberry breakfast cake made in a loaf pan. Gladys Wilt from Lothian sent in a recipe she had for Alabama Blueberry Bread that she thinks is really great and that Harris might want...