Put your stick of butter with the wrapper still on in the microwave. Heat for 4 seconds on high. Flip it to the next side and heat for 4 more seconds. Do this for each side for a total of 16 seconds. This may vary ever-so-slightly depending on your microwave power. The result will be a slightly squishable stick of butter that is softened just right!
Baking Tip: Softening Butter, b/c I always melt the stupid thing!
DIY nonstick cooking spray. Healthy and get rid of all the chemicals that are in pam!
Most people do not realize you can freeze these whole food beauties! Just cut in half and remove the seed. Wrap in saran wrap (a vacuum sealer is the best option if you have one) then place into a freezer safe container or bag. I have never kept mine more than three months so not sure how long they will keep. PinkSugarBowl.Blog When you are ready to use them thaw in the ice box overnight. These are great for guacamole.
how to store fruits and vegetables so they won't rot... Celery: wrap it in tin foil - will stay crisp in the fridge for weeks.
Substitute for any cream of *anything* soup! I've been looking for alternatives to Cream of Chemical soup! Yippee!
How to correctly store produce, from Apples to Zucchini. Most of your produce will last weeks longer.
add a drop or two of food coloring to the water
Ketchup Bottle as Pancake Batter Dispenser
what you can & can't freeze - absolutely great info!
Spread cool whip on a tray and let sit in freezer. Use cookie cutters and place in hot chocolate :)
marshmallows will help your brown sugar stay soft