The winner: Instead of printing recipes I find online, I use my iPad. The problem is that I don’t want my tablet on the counter while I cook. My inexpensive fix is to use an inverted adjustable plate stand from a hardware store. Make sure to buy one that can be adjusted to many positions. I hang it on my cupboard knobs, suspending the tablet above the counter. This protects it from spills. The holders also work well in the normal position to stand a tablet on a tabletop.
Jill Sochacki, Charlotte
Note: If you’re not familiar with adjustable plate stands, you’ll find a wide variety in a quick online search.
Dishwasher helps clean recyclables
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Use open spaces in your dishwasher to put bottles and cans (take paper labels off) for cleaning before putting in the recycle bin. Saves time and water, which is a valuable resource.
Priscilla Deaton, Lancaster
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