These are all everyday simple cooking tips that
you could use to make life easier in the kitchen.
juice extraction from lemons and oranges.
If your recipe requires juice from a lemon or orange and you think you
are going to be short on quantity give it a blast in the microwave for twenty
seconds on max heat before you squeeze. Works especially well if the fruit is
old and past its best condition.
the fresh look of boiled vegetables.
To keep the fresh look of boiled vegetables by adding a small knob of butter or
small drop of olive oil when cooking. This will also help prevent them boiling
over while cooking.
up stale rolls and bread.
If you want to use rolls or bread that has gone a bit stale, cook in the
microwave for thirty seconds with a cup of water will work wonders.
stew or soup is a bit too salty.
My Mother suggested long ago that if I had cooking trouble with salty stews and
soups that the addition of a cut up large raw potato would make
salty stew more palatable by absorbing the excess salt. Remove before serving.
rice free flowing when served.
Always sprinkle in when introducing it into boiled water at the start of
cooking. When you sieve at the end of cooking rinse through while it is in
the sieve with a recently pre-boiled kettle of boiling water.
your salt free flowing.
If you have problems with you salt cellar clogging then add 10 or 12 grains of
uncooked rice. You will be amazed at the results.
keep your bananas in your fruit bowl.
Don't keep your Bananas in your fruit bowl because for some reason it makes the
rest of your fruit in the bowl go off quicker.
with less tears.
If you leave peeling the root end of the onion until last then you will shed
a main dish is to sweet.
A tea spoon of wine or cider vinegar can take the edge off a sweet main or
with whipping cream.
Place bowl, beater and cream in the fridge until well chilled then try whipping.
In addition you can place the bowl you are whipping in, in a larger one
containing crushed ice and water.
Apparently so my mother tells me lettuce and celery will crisp up if you place
it in a bowl of iced water with a chopped raw potatoes.
chopped fruit going brown.
Chopped fruit sprinkled with lemon juice
will not go brown while waiting to be served.