Remember that ancient hot-air popcorn popper sitting in your pantry? Dust it off and toast nuts in it, already. Place ¼ cup nuts in the popper and turn on the contraption for about 1 minute, until the nuts turn golden brown.
You can actually cook food in your dishwasher while it’s running.Food writer Dan Pashman says poached pears are great in the dishwasher. We're not sure about the asparagus, but we'll let you know after the cycle finishes.
Keep lettuce fresh longer. The dry paper towel absorbs moisture from the lettuce which is one of the main reasons why it wilts and turns soggy so fast. It's also important to get the lettuce as dry as possible before storing in the first place.
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How To Store Lemons The Right Way: The best way to store lemons is to place them in a jar and then cover with water and place in the refrigerator. It turns out the water seals the lemon peel and keeps the lemon from drying out!
37 Hacks To Make Dish Washing Easier - The first section of this is a great how-to for the kids. (The dishwasher thing is good, too, for the same purpose, although we do a couple things differently for specific reasons.
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Mason jars are your friend. Mason jars are your friend. They provide a healthier and longer-lasting alternative to plastic tupperware, which deteriorates and stains easily. Produce will keep a few days longer if stored in a jar.