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4 seconds on each side in the microwave (adjust for your microwave.) Softened Butter

need softened room-temperature butter? Of course you didn't pull the butter out before because you just decided to bake.here is one awesome tip for how to get perfectly softened butter fast.

Cool! The Quick Way to Get Perfectly Softened Butter (without melting it!)

The Quick Way to Get Perfectly Softened Butter

The Quick Way to Get Perfectly Softened Butter- this worked fantastic! It worked best for cold, right-from-the-fridge butter. The butter that sat on my counter for min was a touch too soft, but this is a great trick.

Cream-of-Whatever Soup Substitute - love this since my husband and I can't have dairy

Cream-of-Whatever Soup Substitute Tomato soup Chicken soup Mushroom/Celery/Chive soup or basic white sauce Great way to control certain food intakes!

100 Random Tips...this list just literally changed my life.

100 Random Tips - interesting! including - Can't remember which side of the car your gas tank is on? Look at your gas gauge. Most cars have a small arrow pointing to the side that the tank is located.

When butter is added to water it floats to top, perfectly buttering each ear of corn as it is removed - Also, saves some cals by not "over-buttering"....if there is such a thing ;)

Pre-Buttered Corn -- When ears are just about done add butter to the water, stir to melt. The butter will float to the top, leaving each ear perfectly buttered when removed. Who knew!

Tip: How to Soften Butter Quickly - excellent when you are ready to bake your cookies, and the butter isn't ready.

Tip: How to Soften Butter Quickly

Trick for softening butter when you've forgotten to take it out. Just put the stick of butter between two large pieces of wax paper. Using a rolling pin, press down on the butter. You can also grate it with a cheese grater.works like a charm.

Classic Vanilla Birthday Cake via Sweetapolita

Tips for Baking Better Cakes" -- 15 tips regarding recipe ingredients; 15 on mixing; 10 on baking; and 10 on cooling and frosting. Shown: "Classic Vanilla Birthday Cake via Sweetapolita"

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Olive Oil Conversion Chart (use instead of butter or margarine). I see nothing wrong with using olive oil in the paleo diet. You pick olives off the trees, you squash them and you get olive oil - that's paleo.

Chop like a boss: The Chef Guide to Knives (I already do that, as my brother is a chef, but liked the infographic)

Chop like a boss

Hone Your Chops: The Chef's Guide to Knives Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Food category. Check out Hone Your Chops: The Chef's Guide to Knives now!