Tips for making life in the kitchen and cooking easier or more convenient.
good to know} When cooling cake layers, place bread slices on top to keep the cake layers soft and moist while the bread becomes hard as a rock -- What a fun fact!!! it keeps it from cracking in the middle too! Must keep this in mind. Places Breads, Baking Tips, Layered Soft, Cookies, Breads Slices, Food, Fun Facts, The Breads, Cake Layered
good to know} When cooling cake layers, place bread slices on top to keep the cake layers soft and moist while the bread becomes hard as a rock -- What a fun fact!!! My mom told me it keeps it from cracking in the middle too!
Writing a message on a cake? Write it with a toothpick first to make sure all the letters fit (and if you make a mistake, just smooth it out and try again). Oh my, this is genius! Desserts, Baking Tracing, Hammer Cake, Cake Drawing, Letters Fit, Tracing Letters, Messages, Cakes To Try, Cake Piping Writing
Trace Letters on a Cake with toothpick first, then do piping .
LOVE this idea! use clean rubber stamps to imprint cookies. endless possibilities: personalized for showers, birthdays, holidays, adorable gifts etc.
customized utensil holder: paint galvanized pipe straps and narrow strips of wood in desired colors. Once dry, screw the pipe straps into the wooden strips and hang on the wall or on the back of a door. slip utensils through the pipe straps. Pipe Straps, Storage Solutions, Utensils Holders, Hardware, Kitchens Utensils, Storage Ideas, Kitchens Storage, Cabinets Doors, Kitchens Organizations
Repurposed Hardware galvanized pipe straps utensil holder unique, takes up no counter space. perfect for small kitchen.
A page full of "did you knows".. If you place a wooden spoon over a pot of boiling water, it won't boil over. Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster. 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 ...
magazine holder can storage. i need this.
Use an old ketchup bottle to fill your cupcake pan with no mess.
How to substitute Yogurt for everything (butter, oil, mayonnaise, cream cheese) chart... I have been looking for something like this! YAY!
"For anyone that may not know, the BEST way to make hard-boiled eggs is in the OVEN! Place the eggs in a muffin tray so they do not move around, turn the oven to 325 degrees, pop in for about 25-30 minutes and remove! Not only are they tastier, but they also are much easier to peel!" By: A Mum 'n the Oven
Put warm water into the dirty pan or cookie sheet, lay the dryer sheet (or sheets) flat in the water and leave it to sit overnight. In the morning, the baked-on stuff will either have lifted off, or will be very easy to slough off with a spatula or other flat object. It has always worked for me...especially if you do it right after you've used the pan. Cookies Sheet, Cleanses, Baked On Gunk, Baking Pan, Cleaning Pan, Cleaning Baking, Cleaning Food, Dryer Sheet, Warm Water
Put warm water into the dirty pan or cookie sheet, lay the dryer sheet (or sheets) flat in the water and leave it to sit overnight. In the morning, the baked-on stuff will either have lifted off, or will be very easy to slough off with a spatula or other flat object.
Simple test to see if eggs are still fresh. Genius! - I'm told that date on the egg carton is a "sell by" date. I have boiled eggs weeks after expiration and the egg salad is delish. Put some baking soda in the water for easier peeling. Fresh Eggs, Ideas, Recipe, Eggs Fresh, Tricks, Food, Cooking, How To, Howto
"Use this, Not that" list for healthier cooking. I've always done the applesauce sub, but there are other good swaps here as well!
Citrus peel used to keep brown sugar moist
Cookie bowls! bake cookies on the bottom of the pan (then put ice cream in them)
Columbus Ohio-based ice cream maven Jeni Britton Bauer visited the SAVEUR Test Kitchen to share a few tricks of her trade. See a few of our favorite alternative ice cream-making apparatuses. Diy Icecreammakerjpg, Ice Cream Maker, Photos Gallery, Coffee Ice Cream Diy, Camps Kids Tips, Food, Outdoor Fun, Homemade Ice Cream, Coffee Cans
ice cream maker alternatives
refrigerator organization 101
50 great household hints- #11. Burned a pot of rice? Just place a piece of white bread on top of the rice for 5-10 minutes to draw out the burned flavor. Be careful not to scrape the burned pieces off of the bottom of the pan when serving the rice. #17. To keep potatoes from budding in the bag, put an apple in with them. Households Hints, Boiled Eggs, 50 Households, Kitchens Tips, Helpful Tips, Household Tips, To Draw, White Breads, Households Tips
Cupcakes baked in ketchup cups, so cute for a party or a shower! You can use a flat baking sheet too as the cups are strong enough and don't need a muffin tin... Could use these for the kids' easy bake oven!!