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(509) 32 AMAZING FOOD HACKS YOU NEED TO TRY RIGHT NOW. Easy Enchilada Cups Recipe. - The Best Way to Store Lettuce - Uncategorized. Keep Lettuce Fresh For A Month With This Viral Hack. 49 Kitchen Secrets Guaranteed to Change the Way You Cook. Lara Hata/Getty 1 of 49 Make Sure Eggs are Fresh If you're unsure of an egg's freshness, see how it behaves in a cup of water: Fresh eggs sink; bad ones float. 2 of 49 Extend Veggie Freshness Line the bottom of your refrigerator's crisper drawer with paper towels. 3 of 49 Keep Champagne Bubbly Don't throw away sparkling wine or champagne that's gone flat. 4 of 49 Don't Waste Lemons If you need only a few drops of lemon juice, avoid cutting the lemon in half — it will dry out quickly that way. 5 of 49 Keep Herbs Fresh To keep herbs tasting fresh for up to a month, store whole bunches, washed and sealed in plastic bags, in the freezer. 6 of 49 Repel Bugs A bay leaf slipped into a container of flour, pasta, or rice will help repel bugs. 7 of 49 Make Mushrooms Slime-Free Prevent mushrooms from getting slimy by wrapping them in paper towels before refrigerating. 8 of 49 Avoid Stale Muffins.
Great baking alternatives you should know about. How to Store Butter At Room Temperature. Years ago, I wrote about the cult of the Food52 French Butter Keeper.
That little stoneware container sells consistently year after year. It promises smooth, creamy, spreadable butter so your toast never has to suffer cold butter violence again. It also looks cute. At the time, I lived in an apartment with winter temperatures determined by a blasting radiator and summer heat that I dealt with by taking off more clothes because I’m an A/C martyr.
In any season, the butter on the counter melted or molded in days. Now, in a normal temperature home kept around 67° F in the winter, I’ve perfected the art of room temperature butter. Step 1: Don’t worry Almost all butter sold in this country is pasteurized—as in, it’s cooked. *Not all bacteria, and the longer the same stick of butter sits out—the more it’s exposed to air—the more it’ll degrade and potentially taste rancid (sour-funky-bad). 25 Brilliant Cooking Shortcuts You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner. 20 Microwave Tricks Every Cook Needs to Know. 40 Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner. 40 Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner. 25 Brilliant Cooking Shortcuts You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner. The Secret Ingredient For the Fluffiest Pancakes Ever. Orange Ricotta Pancakes These popular pancakes are likely to spark a craving.
For a different twist, switch the citrus ingredient to lime or lemon juice. —Brehan Kohl, Anchorage, Alaska Banana Oat Pancakes I concocted these fluffy banana oatmeal pancakes using a muffin recipe. Can You Freeze Cheese? Yes—Here's How. Cheesy Chicken 'n' Shells When our friend served us this entree, I asked her for the recipe right away.
It was so good, I thought I would share it with others. I cut the recipe down for a meal or two, but it can easily be doubled or tripled. —Jodee Harding, Mount Vernon, Ohio. The Best Way to Store Ice Cubes to Prevent Them From Sticking. White Chocolate Brie Cups Try these unique little tarts as an appetizer before a special meal, or save them for a surprisingly different dinner finale.
They’re sweet, creamy and crunchy—and very addictive! —Angela Vitale, Delaware, Ohio. 25 Brilliant Cooking Shortcuts You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner. This Simple Trick Keeps Potatoes from Turning Brown. 10 Essential Kitchen Tools Every Cook Should Have. Could a Hairdryer Be the Secret to the Best-Ever Thanksgiving Turkey? Roasted Turkey with Maple Cranberry Glaze I prepare turkey with a taste of Canada in mind.
The sweet maple flavor comes through even in the breast meat. How to Store Eggs the Right Way. One thing is for sure, we’ve learned a ton of helpful kitchen hacks the past few months thanks to TikTok…like how to cut a cake using wine glasses and the best way to clean burnt pots.
Most recently, we learned that there is a right way and a wrong way to store your eggs. Here’s what we know. Keep Your Eggs Super Fresh. How to keep eggs fresh and other top food storage hacks. A complete guide to lemons. With their high vitamin C content, ability to lend themselves to sweet or savoury dishes and year-round availability, lemons are a store cupboard staple.
Here’s how to select the best ones, get the most out of every part and some easy peasy lemon squeezy recipes. A short history of the lemon It’s said lemons were originally developed as a cross between the lime and citron. They are thought to have originated in China, North Burma or India, and were later exported to Persia, Iraq and Egypt in AD 700. Ancient Egyptians used lemons to embalm their mummies, frequently putting them in tombs with dates and figs. A complete guide to miso. Just a small amount of miso, an umami-rich Japanese paste, is all it takes to transform your cooking.
We take an in-depth look into what exactly miso is and why it should be one of your store cupboard staples. Miso is a paste made from fermented soya beans, rice and sometimes another grain such as barley. It is suitable for vegans and used for its strong flavouring in meat, fish, vegetable and sweet dishes. Miso is salty but it also has the delicious ‘fifth taste’ umami, thanks to one particular amino acid called glutamate. Miso is low in fat (around 4g per 100g) but high in salt (5g per 100g) and sugar (22g per 100g, which is around the same as ketchup. Double-quick and delicious dressings for your greens.
These 11 secret store cupboard ingredients could transform your cooking. What are capers and how do you cook with them? We take a closer look at the small buds that pack a punch They might be little but capers deliver big when it comes to flavour.
But what exactly are the tiny green things and what should you be doing with them? Where did they originate? Capers are immature flower buds from Capparis shrubs which grow all over the Mediterranean. They’ve got quite a history too. One of the main areas of production is the Italian island of Pantelleria where the best capers in the world are said to grow. The buds are picked by hand which means they can be expensive to buy, but they're far too delicate and dainty to be machine picked. Karpenkov Denis/Shutterstock. Breakfast hacks that are borderline genius. Everything you need to know about cooking with oil. Really bad kitchen habits you need to stop right now. (304) 33 USEFUL KITCHEN TRICKS THAT WILL SAVE YOU HOURS. (304) 25 Must-Know Fruit And Vegetable Hacks.
How to make a three-layer heart cake from a box. Baked Cinnamon Toast with Fruit recipe. Budget-Friendly Pantry Staples You Should Always Have on Hand. Here Are the Best Pantry Staples Based on Cuisine. How to Make Store-Bought Pasta Sauce Taste Homemade. Lemon Chicken with Orzo Here's a dish that's light and summery but still filling. My kids love all the veggies...for real! If you like a lot of lemon, stir in an extra splash of lemon juice just before serving. —Shannon Humphrey, Hampton, Virginia Thai Beef Stir-Fry A distinctive peanut sauce complements this colorful combination of tender sirloin strips, cauliflower, carrots, broccoli and mushrooms.
Spinach-Basil Lasagna In the kitchen, my husband and I like to use classic ingredients in new ways. Why You Need to Be Cooking Your Pasta in Red Wine. Cooking your pasta in red wine sounds too good to be true, but it can and should be done!