- Can mise en place make your cooking more organized?
I don’t typically measure out all of my ingredients or get them out of the cupboard before starting the cooking process. This step, referred to as mise en place, has always seemed to me to be unnecessary. I also think measuring thins ahead of time dirties a ridiculous number of bowls. Or, rather, I thought it was ridiculous until reading Michael Ruhlman‘s newest cookbook Twenty.
- Eliminate collaboration clutter with Subversion
- Ask Unclutterer: Partner’s messy desk
I’ve been living with my boyfriend for 3 years now. We live in a flat, not very big. I’m really worried about his stuff. He is a computer technician and although he’s really tidy with the stuff that he stores in the computer (pictures, scanned documents, etc.) he’s not so organized with the things (clutter) that are all over his desk.
- A vote in favor of two monitors
Not only can two monitors increase your productivity, they can also help to reduce cable clutter on your desk.