Genuinely quick kitchen fixes you can do yourself

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Even if only a fraction of your kitchen cabinets are actual wood — perhaps just the doors (not the cabinet boxes) or drawer fronts, in part or in full — you may have noticed your kitchen reacting to the changing seasons. Maybe every summer, that one cabinet door starts sticking, or every winter, a gap appears between two doors.

Wood, as a natural product, expands and contracts as temperature and humidity change: This can translate to your cabinets changing by fractions of an inch as the weather fluctuates. What many kitchen users do not realize, though, is that many cabinets are designed to be adjusted through the year! To see if yours were, simply open a door. If there are multiple screws within the hinging hardware itself (beyond the required screws that attach the hinge to the door and the hinge to the cabinet box), try adjusting these additional screws

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NHL let Florida Panthers handle abuse probe, discipline of former assistant Mike Kitchen

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The NHL said it was aware of an incident where a Florida Panthers assistant coach allegedly kicked a player on the bench, but said that it left any investigation and punishment up to the team.

Canada’s TSN reported this week that coach Mike Kitchen, 64, kicked a Panthers player on the bench during a Jan. 20 game between Florida and the Minnesota Wild. The report claimed that Panthers head coach Joel Quenneville and general manager Dale Tallon were made aware of the incident after the game.

The Panthers announced this week that Kitchen would not return to their coaching staff next season, though they didn’t specify why. After the incident, he remained on the staff through the March 12 “pause” due to COVID-19. Kitchen opted out of joining the team in the Toronto “bubble” for the restarted postseason. Florida was eliminated by the New York Islanders in the qualification round.

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How Kitchen Trends Have Changed in the Pandemic

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All that banana bread baking has finally taken its toll. Designers across the country have seen an uptick in the number of clients who, after a few months on lockdown and learning how their home functions (or doesn’t), are ready to renovate. But perhaps no space has been more overworked and under scrutiny than the kitchen, the universal command center: a place to drop the mail, supervise homework, make a video call…oh, and also cook three meals a day.

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For many people, this time spent at home has dramatically changed the list of kitchen demands. Only a few months ago, a “connected” kitchen would have signaled the latest in tech and smart appliances. But with human contact at a premium, our desire for connection has broadened beyond that. “The kitchen needs to be connected to other spaces, but it also needs to be a destination in and of

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How To Create a Kitchen With a Soul, According to Home Design Experts

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Of all the rooms in the house, the kitchen may evoke the warmest emotions. After all, it’s here that people gather with family and friends, to share food and good company. It’s no wonder the kitchen is often called the heart of the home—and that it’s a key selling point, promising a great lifestyle.

But kitchens also run the risk of being cold and soulless. What’s the point in having top-notch appliances if no one actually wants to hang out and use them? Like food, a kitchen needs to have a certain depth—let’s call it soul.


“A kitchen with a soul is a unique space that provides comfort, warmth, and a sense of peace,” says Ron Woodson of Woodson & Rummerfield’s House

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Is your kitchen clean enough?

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Every year, 5,000 Europeans die from diseases contracted from food. Researchers visited people’s homes and discovered both good and bad kitchen habits in different European countries.

Most of us know that we have to be careful about hygiene when preparing raw chicken. We should wash the utensils and our hands after handling chicken, and we should wash or use a different chopping board before chopping the vegetables for the salad.

There is a lot happening at the same time in the kitchen, and it is not always easy to remember to follow good hygiene advice.

“We have to remember that cooking is a complex social practice that is based more on routinised habits than on food safety advice,” says Researcher Silje Skuland at Consumption Research Norway (SIFO), OsloMet—Oslo Metropolitan University.

Together with researchers in Norway, the UK, France, Portugal and Romania, she has mapped the shopping,

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Assistant coach Mike Kitchen won’t return to Florida Panthers amid report he kicked player

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SUNRISE, Fla. — Assistant coach Mike Kitchen will not return to the Florida Panthers next season among a series of staffing changes announced Tuesday.

Canada’s TSN reported Kitchen kicked a Panthers player on the bench during a game in January, and the team held an internal investigation. A team spokeswoman did not immediately respond to an email seeking confirmation.

Kitchen opted out of coaching in the NHL’s postseason for personal reasons, saying in July: “It was a difficult decision to say the least but the right decision for me and my family.” The 64-year-old rejoined coach Joel Quenneville behind the bench this season for the first time since 2016-17, and the two won the Stanley Cup together twice with Chicago.

TSN reported Quenneville and former general manager Dale Tallon were notified of the incident after the game. The team did not renew Tallon’s contract and last month hired Bill Zito

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How to Organize the Kitchen, According to an Expert

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Earlier this year our homes went from being the places where we’d catch a few winks and spend nights bingeing ‘Queer Eye’ to our gym, office, school, restaurant, etc. Here, a collection of stories that celebrate our homes and the integration of wellness under one roof. See More

No one likes it when a houseguest, whether it’s an aunt or mother-in-law, comes into your kitchen and starts rearranging all the cabinets. You go and reach for a mug for your morning coffee only to find yourself staring at a stack of bowls. Or you open the junk drawer to grab some scissors and find that your silverware lives there now. Kitchen surprises should only come in the form of fluffy pancakes or matcha rice krispies treats.

That said, Carly Waters, an interior designer and expert organizer, believes there is absolutely a “right” way to set up and organize the kitchen

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Remote students adjust to learning from home

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Each weekday morning, Rachel Cave feeds breakfast to her three children under 5 and opens her email to see what task her kindergartner will tackle that day.

Cave decided to keep her daughter, Danilynn, at home to do remote learning through Brown County Schools for the start of the school year. The district’s return-to-school plan allows families who do not yet feel comfortable sending their children to in-person school or students who are in a high-risk category to attend school full-time online.

The Cave family chose remote learning due to health issues in their family. Cave opted for remote learning through the district over homeschooling Danilynn on her own because she does want her to attend school in person when she deems it safe to do so.

This is Danilynn’s first time being part of a classroom, as a kindergarten student at Sprunica Elementary. She received a Chromebook from the

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Fairfield firefighters respond to Jersey Mike’s kitchen fire

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FAIRFIELD — Firefighters put out a kitchen blaze at the Jersey Mike’s Subs on Black Rock Turnpike Sunday morning, according to officials.

Fairfield Fire Department Assistant Chief George Gomola said the department received the call at 7:11 a.m.

“It was reported to be a fire involving a gas line behind the main cook grill at

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Home Depot discounts kitchen and bathroom faucets by up to 40% today

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Today only, as part of its Special Buy of the Day, Home Depot offers up to 40% off kitchen and bathroom faucets. Free shipping is available for all. Our top pick is the Glacier Bay Nottely Touchless Pull-down Kitchen Faucet from $109. Originally $199, today’s deal drops to $109 from the usual $175 price tag. This is the second-best offer we’ve tracked in 2020. Notable features here include a touchless design that has built-in motion sensing, which is great if you have dirty hands and don’t want to clean up. Plus, it’s available in a variety of color options to enjoy and match with your decor. Rated 4.1/5 stars. Hit the jump for more.

Another standout today is the Glacier Bay Lyndhurst Wall-mounted Pot Filler at $110. Regularly up to $160, today’s deal is another all-time low. We often see deals on kitchen and bathroom faucets at Home

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