clairelower
Claire Lower
clairelower
Claire is the Senior Food Editor for Lifehacker and a noted duck fat enthusiast. She lives in Portland, Oregon with a slightly hostile cat.
Jan 13
5

I’m a recovering addict, I know tons of people can enjoy drugs, gambling, women and alcohol in a responsible way but am not that fortunate. The first inclination that I had a problem was the anxiety I’d get before lent every year when I’d give up my vices. If a person is feeling that big of a loss at the prospect of Read more

Jan 13
2

Why wouldn’t you celebrate an actual war criminal taking office! Say what you want about Obama/Biden but they sure knew how to kill brown children.

Jan 13
4

How about we start a new challenge for 2021? “No Challenge Year”, where we challenge ourselves to stop, for a full year, trying to turn every month, week and day into some stupid challenge and just go about living our lives for the first time in decades.

Jan 13
9

The very thought of bacon popcorn makes my nipples hard

Jan 12
1

I will have to try this. Do you prep them the same way?

Jan 12
3

I saw similar advice on ATK and loved the results after I tried it. After cooking them with the baking soda, a few additional rinses in a cool water bath helped get remaining skins off. They just float to the top!

Jan 12
13

Or you can buy a bag of channa dal from an Indian market, which are already split and hulled.

Jan 12
4

Personnally i like the smell of garlic, so it’s not a problem for me.

Jan 11
1

If you use paper towels to dry your hands, after you’re done hang the paper towel out to dry. You can use it later to keep spills, wipe down a messy stovetop.

Jan 11
4

In my current as well as in my last house, the laundry machines are actually in the kitchen and I love it. Partly because I am used to it, but mostly because it’s very convenient to be able to do all that stuff at the same time as I tackle cooking, etc. They are in a closet that might otherwise be used as a pantry. Dir Read more

Jan 11
4

I have my washer and dryer right next to my kitchen. Once a kitchen towel gets too dirty, I toss It right Into the washing machine. When I go to do my laundry, I already have a few towels In there ready to be washed.

Dec 30
2

I physically opened my arms to say “of course!” when I saw the bacon crackers. 2020 bacon crackers NYE! Thank you!

Dec 29
1

I still occasionally mix up a bowl of ramen and use some of it sorta as “dip” with tortilla chips. Scoop up some noodles and whatever fixins I’ve tossed in there on a thick chip (thin and crispy varieties may not hold up) and off you go. Read more

Dec 29
4

When I was a kid, my brother used to drink the liquid out of his Campbell’s chicken noodle soup, put the noodles on bread and eat it.

Dec 29
2

Thanks, Claire! I never cease to be amazed at the variety of dishes that this thing can make!

Dec 29
3

Some time back I read about some hipster eatery serving ramen burritos. It amazed me that young people were spending good money for something that I used to eat, crying at my lack of self control and good taste, standing over the kitchen sink in my underwear.

Tasted good though.