IF NECTARINES ARE unavailable, you may achieve the same effect by taking alternate bites from a peach and a plum.

If you’re looking for variety, substituting salt for the sugar in any recipe will change the character of the finished product considerably.

Don’t waste stale bread. Cut it into even cubes, and then use the cubes and some ordinary white glue to build a breadbox for your fresh bread.

If you have boiling water left over after making tea, it may be frozen and stored indefinitely, and then reheated when you need it to make tea again.

To keep moths from getting into your flour, station armed guards at the entrance to your pantry.

Cheap cheese that has been kept too long and grown mold may be sold as aged blue cheese at a substantial profit.

Dinner guests will be very grateful if you alphabetize your vegetables before serving.