Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.
Today, a disclaimer: No fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But we can't say we'd be sad if they had been.)
What's the only creature that loves fruit more than you do? Fruit flies. In the world of science, they're known as drosophila and have been crucial in the understanding of basic genetics. But in the world of your kitchen, they're known as annoying black specks -- so small you wonder if you're hallucinating -- that orbit around your face every time you try to eat.
Don't be embarrassed if you have a fruit fly problem -- it happens to the best of us. The little buggers seem to come from nowhere and are practically impossible to get rid of.
But you have the power to do the impossible. Armed with a few basic tools, you can rid yourself of fruit flies and begin your new fruit fly-free life.Read More »from How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies