Time Saving Tips
Don't waste any time scrubbing your grill rack.instead,
put it in a clean plastic trash bag and spray it generously
with oven cleaner.tightly close the bag and leave it overnight.the next day,washing the grate is a breeze.
To determine whether an egg is fresh without breaking
the shell,immerse the egg in a pan of cool salted water.
if it sinks to the bottom,it is fresh.if it rises to the
surface,throw it away.
Vinegar brought to a boil in a new frying pan will
prevent food from sticking.
When frying,turn a metal colander upside down over
the skillet.this allows steam to escape,but keeps
the fat from spattering.
Club soda cleans and polishes kitchen appliances
at the same time.
To clean and shine copper pots,rub with Worcestershire
sauce or catsup.the tarnish will disappear.
Once an onion has been cut in half,rub the left over side with butter and it will keep longer.
To get cotton white socks white again,boil in water to
which a slice of lemon has been added.
Shaving cream is one of the most useful upholstery
For soup and stews that is to salty,add a raw potato
and discard after cooking.the potato absorbs the salt.
If you rub the skin of a chicken with Mayonnaise before
baking,the skin will get crisp and brown.
Bacon will lie flat in the pan if you prick it thoroughly
with a fork as it fries.