Who knew??? Cooking salmon in the dishwasher is super yummy, better than broiling!! Grease two 12-inch squares of heavy duty foil and place fish inside and drizzle with lemon juice, season to taste. Fold the foil TIGHT so no water gets in. Place on top rack and run a normal cycle! This is super delicious, a trick from the 70s!
27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible
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 ...
Wrapping celery in foil will keep it fresh and crisp in your frig for weeks. You can get 7 wks out of broccoli and 6 out of head lettuce doing this too. Good to know! (Now all you have to do is remember what it is because you know you'll never look. ;-) )
(from an e-mail I received) keep berries fresh longer: mix 1 part vinegar (white or apple cider) & 10 parts water. Swirl berries in the mix. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can't taste the vinegar,) and refridgerate. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila! Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft. You're so "berry" velcome!
Make and Store a Salad that Will Stay Fresh and Crisp All Week Long. This trick of putting a paper towel in with your salad lettuce will keep it fresh all week long. The paper towel will absorb the moisture, which is the culprit for wilting lettuce.