Kitchen Helps

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How to Oil and Treat Wood Cutting Boards

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Make your own fondant out of marshmallows. It tastes WAY better than real fondant!

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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!

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bakedbree.com

Great info and substituting in foods etc.

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allaboutagave.com

Trace Letters on a Cake with toothpick first, then do piping .

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realsimple.com

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poppytalk.blogspot.com

LOVE this idea! use clean rubber stamps to imprint cookies. endless possibilities: personalized for showers, birthdays, holidays, adorable gifts etc.

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countryliving.com

Repurposed Hardware galvanized pipe straps utensil holder unique, takes up no counter space. perfect for small kitchen.

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bhg.com

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...

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diyhshp.blogspot.com

magazine holder can storage. i need this.

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Pantry solution....

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chicaandjo.com

Use an old ketchup bottle to fill your cupcake pan with no mess.

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How to substitute Yogurt for everything (butter, oil, mayonnaise, cream cheese) chart... I have been looking for something like this! YAY!

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chobani.com

"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

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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.

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re-nest.com

Good egg!

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workthething.com

Meat Tenderizers and Marinades

11 Meat Tenderizers & Why They Work : TipNut.com

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Thoughts on dry rubs....Dry rubs are exactly as their name describes, they are a dry mix of seasonings/herbs that are rubbed onto meat or poultry. #southern #summer #barbecues #grill #picnics

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foodembrace.com

"Use this, Not that" list for healthier cooking. I've always done the applesauce sub, but there are other good swaps here as well!

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Citrus peel used to keep brown sugar moist

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realsimple.com

Cookie bowls! bake cookies on the bottom of the pan (then put ice cream in them)

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coleensrecipes.blogspot.com

ice cream maker alternatives

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saveur.com

refrigerator organization 101

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goodbyehousehellohome.blogspot.com

50 AMAZINGLY HELPFUL, TIME-TESTED TIPS FOR THE KITCHEN

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how to package cupcakes { use a clear plastic cup}

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