Bananas - Tips

Bananas - Tips

  • Take your bananas apart when Take bananas apart when you get home from the store.
  • If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.  


Need a Vase?

Need a Vase?
  • You can use all kinds of household containers which hold water, such as glasses, mugs, pitchers, glass jars, ice buckets or even glass bowls


If you drop a whole egg on the floor - Tips & tricks

If you drop a whole egg on the floor

  • If you drop a whole egg on the floor, pour salt all over the egg, let it sit for awhile, then use dustpan, the egg will come right up, without all that mess


Stopping Painting Drips - Tips & tricks [21-1-16]

Stopping Painting Drips
  • Painting an area where the paintbrush will need to be extended over your head? You can prevent paint splatters from hitting you by poking a hole, the size of the paintbrush handle, in a large plastic coffee can lid. Push paintbrush handle through it with the rim side up to catch drips. You and your clothes will be protected.


Need to Cut Dried Fruit? - Tips & tricks

Need to Cut Dried Fruit?

  • If a recipe calls for chopped dried fruit, try this neat trick: Spray your kitchen scissors with non-stick cooking spray and then snip away.


Brownies Gotten Hard? [12-1-16]

Brownies Gotten Hard?
  • If they are hard, put them in the microwave, along with a cup of water, on low for several seconds just before eating. They'll get soft and warm.


Transform Old Bread into a Cookie Treat - Tips & tricks

Transform Old Bread into a Cookie Treat - Tips & tricks

  • Don't throw out bread that's a couple of days old. Instead, dip the slices into sweetened condensed milk and then roll in flaked coconut. Put it on a baking sheet in a hot oven and cook just until coconut turns brown and the bread is hot.


Baking with Fruits - Tips & tricks

Baking with Fruits

  • When you prepare quick breads, muffins or pancakes, add blueberries, strawberries, chopped dried apricots, bananas, raisins, apples for fiber and flavor. Make double batches and freeze to have on hand.