Category: Women

Tea Towels: the Un-Paper Towel Workhorse of the Kitchen


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Don’t get it twisted, tea towels are the handiest kitchen must have around.

Tea towels are one of those ubiquitous must-haves in the kitchen that most of us probably don’t think about until we need one, but tea towels are the workhorses of the kitchen. Not only can they be used to dry dishes, but they also have a multitude of uses in the kitchen.

  • Cleaning up spills
  • Covering rising dough
  • Lining baskets filled with bread or fruit
  • Teapot cozy
  • Potholders
  • Absorbent surface for drying greens
  • Apron stand in
  • Keep mixing bowls steady and cutting boards from sliding

In addition, tea towels may not seem that sexy, but they are a critical part in controlling the havoc that paper towels and other throwaway paper products exact on our environment. Reusable towels are a cost-effective way to deal with spills and kitchen cleanup. It’s also possible to find towels made … Read more