I was at a friend’s house the other day and got use her Scrub Daddy. (Yes, I am talking about a dish sponge.) It cracked me up, seeing it first, and I honestly didn’t take it seriously. Come on, it’s a smiley face. But then I got totally into it. And cracked myself up how excited I was getting over a simple sponge. The texture changes based on your water temperature. Firm in cold water and soft in warm water. Seeing it in the store, I would have never bought it – it seems to gimmicky. But now I am all Scrub Daddy’d out in my house.
MIT researchers designed a shape-shifting pasta that looks like a flat sheet when it’s dry but will transform into an array of interesting shapes when placed in water.They say this flat-packed pasta is cheaper to package and ship.
My Brooklyn neighborhood is starting to collect food scraps to compost. YAY! Every household was given a bin to use for the collecting of the food scraps. I looked at it and simply sad NOPE. It might be functional, but boy, it’s ugly. So, I found this beauty of a compost bin. According to the product description and the reviews it keeps the waste smelling fresh with a thick carbon filter. Let’s see. Let the composting begin.
Syr, a crowdfunded restaurant in Utrecht, Netherlands that employs recently arrived Syrian and Afghan refugees, offering them a platform to share their cuisine, to earn money, to share their stories and to pursue educational programs. We need more of this!