Archive for the ‘Tips/Techniques’ Category

Salad Spinner

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Salad Spinner

Salad Spinner

Tuesday Tool

Salad Spinner

A salad spinner is a very useful tool in the kitchen.  While it may seem like just another big gadget for you to store, I have yet to find a better way to get lettuce dry.
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Saving an Excess of Chopped Nuts and Other Toppings

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Saving Toppings

Saving Toppings

Tuesday Tip

Saving an Excess of Chopped Nuts and Other Toppings

The other day my husband mentioned that his grandma would keep any extra chopped nuts or other ‘extras’ in a container for use over ice cream.  Any extra chopped nuts or other type of toppings would go in this container.
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Mason Jar Storage and Labeling

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Mason Jar Storing Scarlet Runner Beans

Mason Jar Storing Scarlet Runner Beans

Tuesday Tip

Mason Jar Storage and Labeling

I love using mason jars to store ingredients.  I prefer storing food in glass or metal, and these jars are inexpensive, durable, and seal tightly.  I have a variety of sizes for flours, sugars, seeds, nuts, grains, legumes and dried fruits.
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Slippery Little Suckers – Cutting and Prepping Raw Meat

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Tuesday Tip

Slippery Little Suckers – Cutting and Prepping Raw Meat

When we cut up a chicken into pieces, or prepare any other raw meat, we always use plastic cutting boards.  We prefer to keep raw meat juice off our wooden cutting boards.
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Butter Wrappers

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Tuesday Tip

Butter Wrappers

This tip is an oldie, so you probably already know it.  When baking, I use the leftover butter wrapper to help grease the cake/baking pans.  (more…)

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