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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

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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

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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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Storing Fresh Basil

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Storing Fresh Basil

Storing Fresh Basil

Tuesday Tip

Storing Fresh Basil

I wrote about turning fresh herbs into dry a couple years ago.  But what if you want fresh basil around for a few days to use in a variety of recipes?  Unless you have your own pot of fresh basil (which is a great option if you have the room), it’s hard to keep fresh basil bright green and upright.
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