7.5.16

When You Fry with Butter


When You Fry with Butter

  • Before adding the butter to the pan, put a tad of vegetable oil in the bottom first. The will help make the butter brown instead of burning
 

28.4.16

For icy door

 
For icy door
  • For icy door steps in freezing temperatures: get warm water and put Dawn dishwashing liquid in it. Pour it all over the steps. They won't refreeze.

14.4.16

Testing Cake To See If It's Done


Testing Cake To See If It's Done

  • If you have a puffy cake and a toothpick is too short to do the job, use a piece of raw spaghetti instead. It works just fine! And in an emergency you can also use them as candles for a birthday cake!
 

13.4.16

Stop Plastic Wrap from Sticking to Rising Dough


Stop Plastic Wrap from Sticking to Rising Dough
  • Try this easy solution: Spray one side of the wrap with a little cooking spray and place that against the dough. It will peel off quite easily.
 

10.4.16

A Substitute for Shelf Paper - tips


A Substitute for Shelf Paper
  • If you want to put something that won't tear under your pots and pans, try cheap vinyl tiles. Cut them to fit your shelf space and peel off the backing. Simply wipe clean.
 

9.4.16

Brownies Gotten Hard?


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.
 

3.4.16

No-Spill Picante Sauce

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No-Spill Picante Sauce
  • To prevent picante sauce from getting all over table, just pour it into a clean, plastic squeeze bottle with a large hole in the top. Not only will you be able to target more accurately just where you want that hot sauce to go on your food, but it also will save on cleanup.
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31.3.16

Sponges - Tips


Sponges
  • Freshen sponges by soaking them in salt water.