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    NEW BAKING TRICK: When you need softened butter - grate the butter while it is still hard, then mix with other ingredients as normal. It will soften quickly and perfectly and give an even dispersal of butter throughout the dough.

    Most Common Cooking Mistakes...I'm totally bookmarking this page! Yep... made many of these mistakes. I read this once before and I am still making mistakes! I need to reread this every few months!

    27 ways to make groceries last as long as possible. I wish I'd read this years ago!!

    bag-free microwave popcorn, no bag, no oil, nothing to throw away, fat free, no guilt

    Make your own mixes, mom and daughter made up 6 months of mixes to save money similar to what they would buy at the store. Huge money saver and much healthier.

    How to bring butter and eggs to room temp quickly for baking

    Who knew - add 1/2 tsp baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off when you peel. This site has instructions for the perfect boiled egg.

    Homemade Blender butter - 1 cup heavy whipping cream in blender on high, drain buttermilk, rinse, then beat in 1/4 cup honey and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Yummm!!

    Never use a whole carton of buttermilk? Freeze it into cubes. Do this with chicken broth and tomato paste also.

    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. - [27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible!!!]

    Does it really matter if you use unsalted or salted butter in a recipe? In the end I would recommend the unsalted version as you pay for the weight of butter and with added salt you get less actual butter than you would with the unsalted

    Lemon Velvet Cake Recipe ~ this lemon cake is a perfectly moist and tender crumbed cake with a lemony buttercream frosting.

    Healthy Baking Substitutes...

    Peanut Butter Apple Dip. It’s so delicious, you’d never guess how good it is for you!

    23 Things You Can Cook In A Waffle Iron | Waffle Iron Bacon

    One simple trick that allows you to peel a whole head of garlic in under a minute! Everyone should know about this!

    Great chart to have on hand when baking.

    Put a wine or margarita glass in the middle of a large bowl for instant chip and dip set! Genius!

    Made from only the finest ingredients and coconut meat, Philosophie’s six-ounce Green Dream Coconut Butter is an amazing addition to...

    3 Ingredient Pancakes - Ingredients: 1 large ripe banana, 2 eggs, and cinnamon (optional). Older children could easily make these pancakes; with a little supervision from an adult.