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How To Freeze Food -- Timeline, Tips and Don'ts

How to Make Roasted Garlic Aioli - a delicious French sauce that's great on sandwiches, as a dip, or a sauce on vegetables or fish.

Alton Brown Method of Hard-Cooking Eggs - 325 degrees for 30 minutes. Post says "Baked eggs are better because they are less sulfurous (smelly) and the texture of the finished eggs is creamier."- worth a try for sure!

how to package cupcakes { use a clear plastic cup}

Wilton Waffle Dipper Pan at Sur La Table. Looks like a great way to make waffles for a crowd.

Tomato Paste Saver: Most recipes call for only a small portion of tomato paste -- you use a tablespoon or two, and the rest invariably goes to waste. To save the remainder: Carefully open both ends of the can with a can opener. Remove one metal end, and discard it. Leave the other in place. Wrap the entire can in plastic wrap, and freeze overnight. The next day, use the metal end to push the frozen paste out the open end. Discard can, tightly rewrap unused portion, and store in freezer up to ...

Make grilling more thrilling (for you and your guests) with three satisfying party menus centered on surf, turf, or even vegetables.

The secret to how steakhouses make their steaks so delicious - it is true. No more grilled steak.

How to Bake Perfect (and perfectly level) Cakes - I never knew!

Turn mints into a serving tray! Just arrange on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Then let completely cool at room temperature. After your party, break and keep in a candy jar! Great idea for a plate of cookies you don't have to get back. Love this for delivering Christmas cookies.

food storage solutions - section off meat before you freeze then break off only what you need instead of thawing it all!

asparagus: season with olive oil, salt, pepper, and parmesan cheese; bake 350 10-15 minutes

Can you remember one-third cup? That’s really all you need to know in order to make this recipe: one-third cup olive oil, one-third cup white wine, one-third cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano. Garlic and thyme are nice additions but optional. Just whisk everything together, season the chicken with salt and pepper, throw it in a 450ºF oven and you’re done. Crispy skins. Tender meat. A delicious meal

Genius! ------1-2-3 Cake. I LOVE this idea!!! You need two boxes of cake mix. One can be any flavor you prefer, but the other MUST be Angel Food cake mix. Mix them together (shake them in a big ziploc bag or stir them together in a big bowl). Then simply store the mixture in an airtight container until you get the urge for dessert. Then just put three tablespoons of the dry mixture in a big coffee mug and stir in two tablespoons of water. Microwave it for one minute and you will have a single...