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    Some amazing and remarkable tricks to make your food last longer.

    Use boiling water instead of tap water to make clear ice. Great for putting fruit, herbs, flowers or surprises in.

    To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the potatoes, and other useful kitchen tips

    Apple reference. What kind is best for what.

    A new way to boiling eggs !!

    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!

    The Rubber Band Trick: How to keep a cut Apple fresh in your lunchbox. Smart!!!

    Who knew - add 1/2 tsp baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off. Perfect when having to peel a ton for deviled eggs! One of my followers (Sharon-thanks!) commented that this really works :)

    you will always remember whose is whose with these glasses

    Use an old ketchup bottle to fill your cupcake pan with no mess. Why don't I ever think of these ideas?!

    How to Quickly Defrost Meat:An FDA-approved test kitchen trick that defrosts meat in minutes (and doesn't involve the microwave).

    How to store onions, garlic, & shallots. This easy method keeps them fresh for months!

    This is a guide about preventing mold on bread. It isn't any fun to be making a sandwich and discover that your bread is moldy. There are a number of ways to prevent your bread from molding.

    For anyone that may not know, the BEST way to make "hardboiled" 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!

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    Pinner Wrote: This hint is worth two pins. I tried it and it works! How to Keep Strawberries Fresh… and Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, and more

    one of the most useful things I learned in culinary school was how to cut melon...repinning for those people who still don't know how!

    Hard-boiled Eggs - Gardener Community & Homesteading