9.7.16

Keeping Raw Onions Crisp


Keeping Raw Onions Crisp
  • The day before you need to use them, cut onions into slices and place in a glass jar with cold water. Cover and refrigerate. If you want to lessen the potency of the onions, change the water at least once. Dry on paper towels before putting on burgers on in salads.
 

6.7.16

Make a Chocolate Sauerkraut Surprise Cake


Make a Chocolate Sauerkraut Surprise Cake
  • Really! Simply add one-half to two-thirds cup of chopped sauerkraut, which has been rinsed and drained, to a boxed chocolate cake mix. Follow the directions on the package for making the cake and then add the sauerkraut. It may take a bit longer to bake, so double-check it to make certain it's done.
 

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.