Tips ‘N Tricks
When Grating Cheese

When Grating Cheese

Noreen March 17, 2014 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#63: When Grating Cheese Coat your cheese grater with non-stick spray for delightfully clean and easy shredding. More Quick Tips…

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25 Cool Kitchen Ideas and Gadgets That Are Borderline Genius

25 Cool Kitchen Ideas and Gadgets That Are Borderline Genius

Noreen February 10, 2014 2

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Keep Bamboo Skewers From Burning

Keep Bamboo Skewers From Burning

Noreen October 30, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#62: Keep Bamboo Skewers From Burning   Soak bamboo skewers in water for 10-15 minutes before treading meat or vegetables to avaoid the skewers burning. More Quick Tips…

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Separate Eggs With A Funnel

Separate Eggs With A Funnel

Noreen October 22, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#59: Separate Eggs With A Funnel If you don’t have an egg separator and need just and egg white or yolk for a recipe, you can use a small kitchen funnel.

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How To Tell Bad Mussels

How To Tell Bad Mussels

Noreen August 23, 2013 1

Picture The Recipe Tip#61: How To Tell Bad Mussels   Not sure when to eat Mussels? When raw, throw away any opened ones. When cooked, throw away any closed ones.  

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How To Color Shredded Coconut

How To Color Shredded Coconut

Noreen August 17, 2013 1

Picture The Recipe Tip#58: How To Color Shredded Coconut If you’d like to color shredded coconut for toppings on cakes and desserts, simply put the coconut in a clean jar (only one half full

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Muffin Tin For Stuffed Veggies

Muffin Tin For Stuffed Veggies

Noreen August 6, 2013 1

Picture The Recipe Tip#57: Muffin Tin For Stuffed Veggies   Arrange stuffed peppers and tomatoes in a muffin tin before sticking them in the oven. They’ll stay upright and keep their shape perfectly! You

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Prevent Bacon Splatters

Prevent Bacon Splatters

Noreen July 25, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#56: Prevent Bacon Splatters Bacon can be quite a messy item to prepare, try lightly dusting the bacon with flour before frying. This helps prevent the spatters and meat shrinkage. More

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Remove Dough Quickly From Hands

Remove Dough Quickly From Hands

Noreen July 17, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#55: Remove Dough Quickly From Hands If you need to quickly answer the phone, the door or rescue a runaway toddler while your hands are full of sticky dough, rub dry

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Sugar In Fruit Pies

Sugar In Fruit Pies

Noreen July 15, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#54: Sugar In Fruit Pies   When making pie, sprinklethe sugar under the fruit instead of on top. This prevents the pie from boiling over. More Quick Tips…

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How To Test Baking Soda

How To Test Baking Soda

Noreen July 13, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#53: How To Test Baking Soda Test baking soda by adding a teaspoon-full to 1/2 cup of hot water. If it doesn’t bubble, it’s time to throw it out. More Quick

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Freeze Lemon/ Lime Zest

Freeze Lemon/ Lime Zest

Noreen July 8, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#60: Freeze Lemon/ Lime Zest   Used the lemon juice, but don’t have a use for the zest? Freeze it until you need it for your baking, stir-fries, sauces, casseroles and

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More Creative Kitchen Products That Are Borderline Genius (40 Pics)

More Creative Kitchen Products That Are Borderline Genius (40 Pics)

Noreen May 16, 2013 2

        

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How To Chill White Wine

How To Chill White Wine

Noreen April 1, 2013 1

Picture The Recipe Tip#52: How To Chill White Wine Use frozen grapes as ice cubes to chill white wine without watering it down. More Quick Tips…

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Writing on Cake

Writing on Cake

Noreen March 19, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#51: Writing on Cake Writing a message on a cake? Write it with a toothpick first to make sure all the letters fit (and if you make a mistake, just smooth

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Working With Dough

Working With Dough

Noreen February 11, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#50: Working With Dough When working with dough, don’t flour your hands; coat them with olive oil to prevent sticking. More Quick Tips…

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How To Store Celery

How To Store Celery

Noreen February 5, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#48: How To Store Celery The best way to store fresh celery is to wrap it in aluminum foil and put it in the refrigerator it will keep for weeks. More

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Slicing Hard Boiled Eggs

Slicing Hard Boiled Eggs

Noreen January 31, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#47: Slicing Hard Boiled Eggs When slicing a hard boiled egg, try wetting the knife just before cutting. If that doesn’t do the trick, try applying a bit of cooking spray to the

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Peel Garlic Easily

Peel Garlic Easily

Noreen January 27, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#46: Peel Garlic Easily Microwave garlic cloves for 15 seconds and the skins slip right off. More Quick Tips…

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Let Meat Rest Before Cutting It

Let Meat Rest Before Cutting It

Noreen January 21, 2013 1

Picture The Recipe Tip#45: Let Meat Rest Before Cutting It It’s important to let a roast beef, pork, lamb or poultry sit a little while before carving. That allows the juices to retreat back into the

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How To Store Lettuce

How To Store Lettuce

Noreen January 10, 2013 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#44: How To Store Lettuce Lettuce keeps better if you store in refrigerator without washing first so that the leaves are dry. Wash the day you are going to use. More Quick

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Trick To Making Crisp French Fries

Trick To Making Crisp French Fries

Noreen January 3, 2013 1

Picture The Recipe Tip#43: Trick To Making Crisp French Fries Let raw potatoes stand in cold water for at least half an hour  before frying to improve the crispness of french-fried potatoes whether you’re frying

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Keeping Cauliflower White

Keeping Cauliflower White

Noreen December 17, 2012 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#42: Keeping Caulilower White To keep cauliflower white while cooking add a little milk to the water. More Quick Tips…

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How To Keep Bacon From Curling

How To Keep Bacon From Curling

Noreen December 4, 2012 0

Picture The Recipe Tip#49: How To Keep Bacon From Curling No “curly” bacon for breakfast when you dip it into cold water before frying. More Quick Tips…

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