Helpful Hints

  • helpfulhints11-22-2016
    Helpful Hints

    Store tomatoes at room temperature

  • Grate carrots in your tomato sauce to sweeten naturally.
  • Place a few grains of rice in your salt shaker to keep it from caking.
  • To keep fruit from discoloring sprinkle it with lemon juice.
  • Place berries on a cookie sheet to pre-freeze them and then move them into containers once frozen. This prevents them from sticking and becoming mushy.
  • Freeze extra wedges of lime or lemon in a freezer bag for later use.
  • To get more juice from a lemon put it in the microwave before you squeeze it.
  • Dried orange peels thrown into the fireplace permeate the room with a lovely scent.
  • To thicken soup and instant potato flakes to the mixture.