- When you burn yourself in the kitchen, just spread Mustard on the affected area. Leave it for a while & it will ease the pain & prevent blistering.
- For aluminum pans that are looking dull, just boil some apple peels in them. This will brighten up the aluminum & make your house smell yummy.
- To keep cookies fresh, savvy grannies like to put some crumpled-up tissue paper at the bottom of the cookie jar.
- If your salt is clumping up, put a few grains of rice in it to absorb excess moisture.
- To clean fruit stains off of your fingers, rub them with a fresh, peeled potato. White vinegar can also do the trick.
- Keep iceberg lettuce fresh in the fridge by wrapping it in a clean, dry paper towel & storing lettuce & paper towel in a sealed baggie in the fridge.
- If your loaf of bread is starting to go stale, just put a piece of fresh celery in the bag & close it back up. For some reason, this restores a fresh taste & texture to the bread.
- Always keep an aloe vera plant in your kitchen. It’s invaluable when you scrape your arm or burn your finger. Just break off a leaf & rub the gel from the inside on the injury.
- When making a soup, sauce, or casserole that ends up too fatty or greasy, drop in an ice cube. The ice will attract the fat, which you can then scoop out.
- To reuse cooking oil without tasting whatever was cooked in the oil previously, cook a ¼ piece of ginger in the oil. It will remove any remaining flavors & odors.
Shirley Tay Friday, July 08, 2011
After reading my previous Kitchen Tips, how many have you tried so far? Some of these work wonders like Tip 1 here. But instead of spreading Mustard on my burnt finger, I always use toothpaste.