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From field to freezer

...taste.? Did a bad job carving out steaks? Don't worry - scraps of all kinds make great burgers.? The Larsens use plastic wrap (instead of freezer paper) to wrap hamburger meat. It makes it easier to force water out of the meat.? When...
What you can do to avoid attracting bears and other smelly trash. Bag and freeze it before putting it out. * Hose out trash cans and keep them clean. Use plastic bags to contain the trash and tie them shut. A bear follows its nose. A clean can greatly reduces the attraction to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...mother-of-pearl or shell buttons. Because I am really concerned about quality, I always use good fabric and don't use plastic buttons.'' Vests average $175 to $250, she said. Others involved in the show include Esther Shea, a matriarch...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...lemon juice and sugar to help the natural dye penetrate the skin. The design is then carefully covered -- Albritton uses plastic wrap -- to trap moisture in. In about 24 hours the wrap is removed and the paste is scraped off, leaving a temporary...
Turn the tides in your house

...have alternatives in place so that no one ever needs to use plastic bags again. We the people hold the purse strings and...encourage them to support you in your quest to cut the use plastic bags. Visit our Web site for information on how to support...
Turning the tides

...rewarding and challenging in that regard? DB: I no longer use plastic bags - but it has been quite an effort to remember I've had to face how habitual I am. I don't use plastic water bottles and make an effort to buy only products...
Looking both ways and going forward

...should all be held responsible for their use and disposal. The growing number of those conscientious enough not to use plastic bags still bear the enormous environmental and health costs associated with these bags. Shouldn't we all have the...
Outside editorial: Charge into reform of credit card fees

...federal legislation if credit card issuers don't stop taking unfair advantage of consumers. True, no one forces you to use plastic instead of cash, but the industry sure does a better job of encouraging it than of explaining the costs. Abusive credit...
Debate rages: paper, plastic or cloth?

...bans can even compound the problem, as those who recycle or reuse the plastic bags in their homes switch to single-use plastic sacks, which has happened in other areas with bans.Abel added that customers would see a cost even if the bags were...
My Turn: Why I'm voting for the plastic bag initiative

...raise revenue for the city, because everyone can very easily avoid paying it. It is not going to force people not to use plastic bags because using them is still an option. It is just an effort to make us a little more self-sufficient, to address...


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