Part one of my two-part series I've cleverly titled...
This week, about food:
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If you want bananas to ripen faster, leave them connected at the stem. If you want to keep them from ripening as quickly, pull them apart from the stem.
Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold.
Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating.
Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking.
Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef.
It will help pull the grease away from the meat while cooking.
Add garlic immediately to a recipe if you want a light taste of garlic, and at the end of the recipe if your want a stronger taste of garlic.
To heat up leftover pizza, don't use the microwave - you know it will just make the pizza soggy. Instead, put the slices in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove, set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy.
Love deviled eggs but think they're a total pain to make? Not anymore! Here's the easy prep:
For a cool brownie treat Melt Andes mints in double broiler and pour over warm brownies. Let set for a wonderful minty frosting
Get More for Less Frosting
When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip it with your mixer for a few minutes. This almost doubles it in size.
You get to frost more cake/cupcakes with the same amount, while eating less sugar and calories per serving.
You have been officially alerted.