Saturday, September 4, 2010

15 Top Kitchen TIPS

1-Measuring cups:
before measuring oil or syrup in a cup try washing it with hot water first, this will pevent oil or sugary syrup from sticking to it and it will be easy to clean later.

2-Pie crust:
when you try to roll a pie crust dough ,roll it between two pieces of wax paper , it will be easier to roll this way ;) and will not stick to your working surface.

3-how to test old baking soda:
  have you ever forgot a box of baking soda for about 1 year or something :) ?? yes I can see you smiling and knodding...well ,add 1 tsp of your OLD baking soda to a cup of vinegar..if it starts it is good.

4-Open tight jars EASILY:
   If tapping on it with a knife didn't work...try grip its lid with 2 latex gloves ,it won't slip and will be opened easily.

5- Muffin tin OTHER uses:
   after stuffing your bell peppers or tomatoes , bake them in those muffin tins , this will keep them upright and nice looking after baking!!

6- Flour bugs:
   To keep thise nasty bugs away from your flour..tape some bay leaves to the inside of the lid. amazing ha??

7-Fruit Pies:
  When making pie, sprinkle the sugar under the fruit instead of on top.
 This prevents pie from boiling over.

8- Buttermilk SUBSTITUTE:
  Ran out of buttermilk??? don't panic ,here you go...add 1Tsp of lemon juice or vinegar to 1 cup of milk, let it sit for 5 minutes then stir it.....and here you go...:)

9-Pickle Juice uses:
    Use sweet pickle juice to thin salad dressing or make French dressing with instead of vinegar, more delicious.
10-Gravy sauce:
   Salt added to flour used for thickening gravies, etc., will help to prevent lumping

   Wrap parsley in foil first, then freeze. Shave off as much as needed, rewrap and return to the freezer. It will retain its flavor and freshness

   Fresh eggs' shells are rough and chalky; old eggs are smooth and shiny.

13-Burnt food:
  to clean the vessel of that burnt food....put some chopped onion in it ,pour some boiling water in it,,leave for 5 minutes then CLEAN!!

14- Rolling pin:
    if you you have some dough sticking to your rolling pin , put it in the freezer for 5 minutes and then clean. :)

15- and the most important tip of all.,,,, Don't forget to like my page.
     To  be continued...


notyet100 said...

such nice tips thnks

Lawyer Loves Lunch said...

I definitely have to try out the baking soda trick! I KNOW I have at least a box that is um, a couple of months or even years old! :)

Merut said...

These are great tip! Thanks for sharing. I wonder why the bay leaf keeps the bugs out of flour? Weird. Thanks!

Ola AbdelMonem said...

love those tips, thankss :)

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