Botanists save rare North American plants to preserve biodiversity

No plant should have to end this way. North America’s various beach plums bear purple-blue, cherry-sized fruits that make for a beloved New England jelly. The small trees’ tolerance for salty, wind-blasted shores impresses biologists. But even a beach plum has limits. One of the plum’s distinctive forms, named in 1897 for physician Charles B. […]

Chip clips to perfectly preserve crunch

Leaving a bag of chips, pretzels, pretty much any snack unfinished is an impressive feat, so don’t mess it up by leaving the bag open. A chip clip is a great way to seal up your snack bags, secure your roll down, and keep food fresh. While a chip clip is a fairly straightforward kitchen […]