freezer meals for planning ahead - skim for ideas
8 Surprising Things You Can Make in a Waffle Iron | The Kitchn - so it wouldn't be a unitasking space hog
8 Surprising Things You Can Make in a Waffle Iron
how to keep a crust crisp for a soft pie like pumpkin or custard: blind bake the crust first, and warm up the filling before adding it to shorten baking time
Crisp crust, great pumpkin pie
Portland is working on a community kitchen tool library. What a great idea!
Borrow, Don't Buy: Portland's Kitchen Tool Library
why chefs use a torch for creme brulee and why home cooks don't need to
Ginger is a natural dough enhancer: "It is a mild preservative (like lecithin) but the big perk is that yeast love ginger. It gives them a nice kick start and can be thought of as yeast snack food. And while a dash wont be enough to actually taste, it does help make a lighter, fluffier loaf of bread." Fluffi, Homemad Bread, Bread Recip, Fun Recip, Breads, Wheat Bread, Homemad Wheat, Scienc, Soft
Homemade wheat bread is just flour, water, and yeast - everything else is a dough conditioner. A discussion/explanation on dough conditioners like sugar, eggs, fats, gluten, lecithin, etc.
Natural Dough Conditioners | Tammy's Recipes
Use boiling water instead of tap water to make clear ice. Great for putting fruit, herbs, flowers or surprises in.
The Best Way to Keep Lemons Fresh for a Whole Month
8 Ways to Make Any Pasta Sauce Instantly More Amazing | The Kitchn
Mini spring-form pans using mason jar lids: Genius! Perfect for mini cheesecakes, tarts and pies. Easy to store and way more affordable than specialty pans!
How to transport cupcakes: make a grid with masking tape on a cookie sheet. It will keep the cupcakes separate and still give your hands enough room to take them out. A cheap-o way to get around buying a bunch of cupcake boxes.
50 Tips to Help You Make the Best Soup You've Ever Had Tips from The Kitchn
nap-jail cooking: when the baby's asleep and you can't leave the house to get an ingredient. . .how to cook, what to do for substitutions; see also "no-car jail, called-in-sick-and-can't-get-caught jail"
How I Cook When Stuck in Nap Jail
Don’t Throw Away Your Citrus Rinds – Dry and Save Them For Recipes That Call for…
How Much Food Fits in a 5 Gallon Bucket
How Much Food Fits in a 5 Gallon Bucket? (Five Gallon Ideas)
storing tomato paste without waste - and lots of great tips in the comments
Genius! Keep your guacamole green with just a little water on top before it goes in the fridge. It keeps out oxygen, so when you're ready to eat it, pour off the water and give it a stir. The consistency and taste haven't changed! Cook, Dip, Food, Guacamol Green, Yummi, Recip, Kitchen, Keep Guacamole Green, Keeping Guacamole Green
The Best Way to Keep Guacamole Green — Tips from The Kitchn
What Are Your Favorite Meals to Make Ahead and Freeze? read the comments for ideas and suggestions