Avast ye maties, summer may be a few weeks off, but that hasn’t stopped retailers from oblation a sea of maritime goodies for your home, lake... My first stop this week on my shopping tour was Quay 1 Imports in Fairview Heights. The place has gone gaga over sea creatures big and small,...
Mother your hand if you remember standing in line at Escondido on Butler Street near Maple Avenue. In the mid-70s, Herrera’s down the concourse on Maple and Escondido were the top places in Dallas for soulful Tex-Mex. Escondido was a tiny family-run joint in an old house. Each compartment was painted a...
Unconcerned afternoons and evenings with gathered friends and family, with the smells from the grill filling the air. But, please, don't create surplus waste in the name of a good barbecue or fish fry. Host gatherings with the spirit of being waste-free (or at least minimally prodigal), and leave...
In lieu of, particularly for outdoor gatherings, the latest hostess craze is setting the table with melamine, that oh-so-familiar sight from the gone and forgotten. The trend of curating (designing table settings), embraced by everyone from decorating legend Mary Emmerling to Southern California dinner party...
An Italian propel strives to educate people about plastic pollution through talking about ceramics in the home. The anti-plastic movement is gaining power as more people realize the folly of using a material that not only leaches chemicals into our bodies,... As someone who enjoys editorial...
One matter I learned from all my years on live television is that the show must go on no matter what happens. Accidentally adding an ingredient into a mixing wheel before it was time, forgetting to plug in my glue gun prior to my segment, or leaving the... Every second of unfilled hour on live...
One of the biggest sources of air toxicity in your to the heart comes from your garage. A Canadian health study found that homes with attached garages had high levels of benzene (a chemical from gasoline), while homes without garages... To ward toxins from leaking into your home, never start up a car...
poured from plastic syrup pitchers into melamine bowls, was spicier than other versions in hamlet. They also offered a green salsa which cleared your sinuses faster than Afrin. My friends and I drank bowls of queso and reset our brains over a charger of chili ...
Plastic dinnerware is a misgiving-free microwave and child-friendly option. We also have melamine dinner sets available with a china-effect and which are completely shatter-proof and dishwasher-non-poisonous. If you want a stylish but child-friendly dinnerware set look ...
and there is plumb much less surface area in contact with the plate (unlike fluids which evenly spread on the plastic surface), so you can bite into your chops and snags with self-assurance. [*] The US FDA uses a limit of 0.063 milligrams melamine per kilogram ...
The plates are divided into three sections so chow won’t touch (because EEK! if that happens). It’s made from melamine and silicone and is lead ... safe although I’m not a big fan of microwaving plastic. It’s also BPA-free. The major drawback ...
Its is a choice of parents and picnic-goers the world over. But new research suggests that eating hot meals on melamine crockery could actually be harmful to health. Taiwanese researchers have found that hot temperatures growth the amount of melamine ...