Helpful Hints

 

helpfulhintssep29-2
Helpful Hints
  1. Soften hardened butter by putting a small warmed bowl over the butter plate.
  2. Freeze cranberries and lemon peel in ice cube trays to add to drinks at your parties.
  3. Frozen grapes can also be added to party drinks.  They’re great eaten frozen by themselves as well.
  4. Replace sour cream in dips with cottage cheese that has been zipped in a blender.
  5. Add vanilla or almond extract to water to flavor coffee as it brews.
  6. After you cut cheese butter the edge to keep it from drying out.
  7. Chill the bowl, beaters and cream before whipping.
  8. When boiling eggs add a teaspoon of vinegar to the water.  This prevents cracks in the shell.
  9. Wet your knife before slicing eggs to prevent the yolk from crumbling.
  10. Put a dry sponge in the vegetable crisper to absorb excess moisture.

Unbaked Cookie Squares

The basic syrup for these cookies is boiled on the stove and then stirred into the ingredients.  Once chilled this recipe makes a square something like a candy bar. 

1/2 cup brown sugar

unbaked-cookie-squares
Almost like candy these squares are particularly popular with people who have a sweet tooth.

1/2 cup corn syrup

Bring to a rolling boil.  Remove and add

1 cup peanut butter

3 cups corn flakes

Mix together and pour into a greased pan.  Melt a bag of chocolate chips in a double boiler or the microwave and pour chocolate over base.  Smooth until even and chill for at least an hour.

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: