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How To Store Fruits and Vegetables to Keep them From Rotting. I have been trying to eat healthier lately, and with that come a lot of veggies and fruits. The problem that I have noticed is that a lot of my produce will get soft, or rot a lot sooner than I anticipated. I can't get fresh produce every day, so I needed to know how to store them correctly. There really is a certain way to store each veggie or fruit to make sure they last the longest. I am so sick of throwing away good fruit and veggies. Some of these tips were really surprising to me, so be sure to check them out!

Always remove any tight bands from your vegetables or at least loosen them to allow them to breathe. Artichokes ‐ place in an airtight container sealed, with light moisture.Asparagus ‐ place them loosely in a glass or bowl upright with water at room temperature. Mushrooms - Keep mushrooms in the refrigerator in its original wrapping. How to Store Fruit. Tis the Seasonings. . . In the back of my mind, I have wanted to do this for a while.

Tis the Seasonings. . .

And, I finally did! I made my own taco seasoning, dry onion soup mix, and dry ranch mix. It was pathetically easy. Why did it take me so long to try? I don't know. Taco Seasoning: 1/2 cup chili powder1/4 cup onion powder1/8 cup ground cumin1 tablespoon garlic powder1 tablespoon paprika1 tablespoon sea salt Put ingredients into a jar and shake. Dry Onion Soup Mix: Mini Crustless Quiche Recipe. How do I make my old stewing hens tender? - FoodAQ-About Food & Health. Here are some friends with simlar question as we.And I have this question for many days,anyone help us?

How do I make my old stewing hens tender? - FoodAQ-About Food & Health


Homemade Reese’s. I love chocolate.

Homemade Reese’s

And I love peanut butter. And let’s not forget salt. When I was young, my mom used to make these delicious little balls of peanut butter and chocolate goodness that contain absolutely nothing healthful. But I firmly believe in all things in moderation and eating these once a year—whether that’s Halloween or Christmas—certainly won’t kill you; though they’re so addictive they might put you in a sugar coma!

These make a great gift at the holidays, along with an assortment of other handmade candies. * Peanut Butter Balls * 12 ounces crunchy peanut butter (not the “natural” kind that separates) 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 16 ounces powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 bag semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips (good quality with cocoa butter; make sure the ingredients do not contain nonfat milk) Kosher or sea salt. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes.

There are certain recipes that when I see I absolutely have to make.

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

This doesn’t happen all that often.

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Garden. Cookies. My Fridge Food - Recipes you already have in your Fridge. Red Velvet Rice Krispies Treats Hearts for Valentine’s Day. You may have noticed I share a lot of Rice Krispies Treats, especially around the holiday.

Red Velvet Rice Krispies Treats Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Can you blame me though? They’re sweet, gooey and oh-so-good! And these red velvet treats are to die for! Had it not been for my kiddos little sweet happy fingers, I wouldn’t have found the restraint to not eat them all. If you’re making these to just eat, no need to get fancy but if you’re making them for a special occasion like Valentine’s Day, you’ll want to check out Wilton’s selection of cookie cutters. In a small jelly roll pan you can press the treats thin enough to cut with the heart shaped cutters. With a piping bag (or plastic sandwich bag) you can frost these with pretty designs in a cream cheese frosting that makes them even sweeter.

Share ‘em, eat ‘em, whatever you do, don’t leave them unattended and expect to find anything left but crumbs left over. Alcohol. Get Off Your Butt and BAKE! » Impressive recipes made simple. A brownie by any other name… Love brownies.

A brownie by any other name…

Love their shiny, flaky top that shatters into micro-thin shards that shower onto your fingers as you eat. Love their dark, gooey center. Their “chocolate nirvana” flavor. Sometimes can’t deal with the bake, wait to cool, cutting into squares messiness and fuss of brownies. Want something I can enjoy within 5 minutes of its exit from the oven. Every time I make these cookies (which, truth be told, is quite often), I think of a former colleague, Ana, who left King Arthur last year in order to be a full-time mom to her 2-year-old twins. The test kitchen bakers loved Ana. Ana still visits occasionally, 2-year-olds in tow.

And when she does, she’ll invariably nose out any chocolate, and treat us to her classic reaction: “Perfect! These cookies are basically brownies: flat, round, 2 ½” brownies. First task: Combine the chocolate and butter. Melt in the microwave till softened… …then stir till smooth. Stir the chocolate into eggs and sugar, which you’ve beaten together. Picky Palate. Fix-It and Forget-It. Spicy Whiskey BBQ Sliders. Are you having a New Year’s Eve get together at your house? If so, I must urge you to strongly consider making these decadent, drippy, diminutive, dreamy, and divine sliders. The best new recipes from The Kitchn. Black Olive Penguins. Click on related blog link for more photos of the process.

Black Olive Penguins

Cut a small triangular wedge out of each carrot slice. Use a skewer or toothpick to push the narrow end of the carrot triangle through the wide hole of each small olive until it pokes out the narrow pitted hole (this is the beak). Make a lengthwise slice halfway into each colossal olive. Gently hold the olive open and push as much cream cheese into the opening as you can, filling the olive. Use your fingers or a paper towel to tidy up along the edges of the opening. Place a filled olive, large hole side down, on top of a carrot round, lining up the white of the cream cheese with the wedge cut from the carrot round (chest and beak should be lined up). Push one head, “beak” side lined up with the “chest” and “feet” down onto the toothpicks.

Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Easy Cooking Recipes and Easy Cooking Ideas from Pillsbury. Candy Bar Fudge Recipe at Cooking. Most gawked all-time. Twix Cheesecakes. Yano What I Mean?: Monkey Cupcakes! Monkey Cupcakes!

Yano What I Mean?: Monkey Cupcakes!

Today is my godson's first birthday party, and the theme of the party is Curious George. Since I wanted to make something that went along with the theme, I saw a couple designs for monkey cupcakes and created my own twist. I made some banana cupcakes, used some milk chocolate frosting (it's lighter than regular frosting), 3/4 of a regular Nilla Wafer, 2 halves of a Mini Nilla Wafer, and some black and red gel icing for the eyes, nostrils and mouth.