Butter at room
bring butter or margarine to room temperature quickly, use a grater to shred it
into your mixing bowl.
are a couple of tips for preparing cheese...
If you need to grate cheese for a recipe, chill it first. Chill hard cheeses in
the freezer for 30 minutes and soft cheeses for 15 to 20 minutes, or until firm
to the touch. It will grate much easier for you.
- 4 ounces of block cheese equals one cup shredded or grated.
- Grate any cheese that you plan to add to a recipe, it will melt much more
quickly with no clumping.
help keep a pot from boiling over, I like to put a toothpick between the pot and
lid. Just be careful to remove the toothpick before you lift the lid to check
measuring ingredients such as honey and corn syrup, lightly coat the measuring
spoon or cup with vegetable oil. This also works great if you have to measure
the food you are cooking comes out too salty, add a little lemon zest. It will
help balance out the flavor.