Bisquick Substitute I've never used Bisquick - always made my own pancake mix from scratch. But occassionally you come across a recipe that calls for 1/2 c or 1 c of bisquick, so here's the solution... Homemade Biscuit/Pancake Mix 1C Flour 11/2tsp Baking Powder 1/2tsp Salt 1 TBS Shortening
Freeze Cake Batter for Later: I didn't know you could do this!
EASY OVEN CORN ON THE COB. It worked, but I'd leave it in for more than 25 minutes. More like 45.
To keep strawberries fresh longer in the refrigerator, use 1 Part White Vinegar to 10 Parts Water. Soak the strawberries, leaves and all in the vinegar/water mixture for a few minutes. Drain in a colander until they are completely dry. Place in an uncovered bowl in the refrigerator. The vinegar/water mixture kills any mold spores on the strawberries and keeps them fresh longer. The vinegar does not affect the taste. Also works for blueberries, raspberries, blackberries...
Secrets to Perfect Pies - Problem... Bottom crust is soggy and undercooked. Solution... For both single- and double-crust pies, two essential steps can assure a crisp bottom: Bake your pie in a glass pie plate and preheat the baking sheet on which the pie will bake. Glass holds heat well and promotes better browning, and preheating the baking sheet jump-starts the baking of the crust.