Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.. I didn't know that!
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 when frying ground beef. It will help pull the grease away from the meat…
Instead of using extra laundry detergent to pre-treat, instead we turn to our old school friend — white chalk. Simply rub onto greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease, making the stain easily removable by the laundry soap in the wash.
Bake With Applesauce: Applesauce works as a substitute for both eggs and butter. The ratio of applesauce to butter is one to one: if a recipe calls for 1/2 cup of butter, simply sub in 1/2 cup of applesauce. For every large egg a recipe requires, toss 1/4 cup of applesauce in its place!
Good Old Fashioned Banana Cake with Banana Frosting - 4-5+ bananas. I had a bunch of over-ripe bananas and looked everywhere for a banana cake (not bread) recipe. Someone even told me they'd never seen a recipe for banana >cake<. Well, finally...Here it is!!! Yummy.
Clean your gas stove grates overnight. Put each one in a large zip-lock bag and add some ammonia. Let sit overnight. In the morning remove from the bag and wipe with a sponge. Super easy and actually works!