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.
Sep 25
1

I live in an apartment and only have the option to cook my burgers indoors when eating at home. I used to always use 90% but one time used 80% and never went back. The difference in flavor just isn’t worth it. I also use a cast iron grill pan on the stove so they don’t fry in their grease. And I don’t remember having Read more

Sep 24
3

It angers me with molten intensity how simple this is and how I failed to see this remedy, especially on Thanksgiving night when I’m hand-washing the 5,000th special family heirloom glass. Read more

Sep 24
3

I shred mine and add them to my compost, since I don’t have a ton of other “brown” ingredients to add to it, like leaves/grass clippings/etc.

Sep 24
2

I used to buy TP without the cardboard roll, but I can’t find it in stores anymore. 

Sep 24
4

Toilet paper rolls are 100% recyclable cardboard. That is the only thing to do with them.

Sep 24
2

Here’s my hack: Throw it in the trash where it belongs.

Sep 24
6

“A friend” tells me that if you put some dryer sheets in there they are good for blowing weed smoke through. Great for dorm rooms and such.

Sep 24
4

I respectfully disagree. My daughter absolutely loves making things out of the rolls. Her love of creating things vastly outweighs any negatives.  

Sep 24
2

They also make good seedling pots.

Sep 23
3

Thank you for correctly identifying the difference between Shepherd’s Pie and Cottage Pie. I once walked out of an English pub-style restaurant because they mislabeled their cottage pie as shepherd’s pie.

Sep 22
2

Unless you squeeze orange juice yourself, all OJ you buy is artificial.

Sep 22
9

It would when the container is about 1/2 full, but when it’s full, there isn’t enough air space.

Sep 22
1

Oh, this is a good idea! My spouse just bought a kg of it, I could totally do this.

Sep 19
3

What a wonderful way of putting it.......eating the components of food. Read more

Sep 17
4

I knew this was going to be an article by you from the picture :) Read more

Sep 17
1

Missing that sweet, sweet goodness of Arby’s sauce. Also Dominos has an awesome hot sauce that I always get just so I have it stockpiled.

Sep 17
1

One tray in our fridge is dedicated to packets because my gf hates throwing them out. I have a big bottle of heinz and a kikkoman tamari in the fridge already so it isn’t like I have any real use for them. Read more

Sep 16
2

It makes steamed cauliflower a more tasty vegetable side dish too.