Substitutes & Tips

10 Great Grilling Tips

  Are you a little hesitant when it comes to grilling?  Let us help out with these 10 great grilling tips for your next grilling endeavor – whether a simple dinner or a family party or reunion.  Enjoy summer grilling with these 10 great grilling tips. 1.  Pre-cook Corn on the Cob before grilling to shorten the amount of time needed on the grill.  After rinsing the shucked cobs, microwave on high for 5 minutes; if desired, brush with some
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3 Ways to Use Lemons

See these 3 easy ways to use lemons (and other citrus fruits) which contain citric acid, to work wonders in neutralizing odors and freshening up the kitchen.  The lemony smell leaves behind a pleasant aroma after cleaning is finished.  It works especially well on food odors. 1.     Deodorize your dishwasher with the juice of a lemon – Add 1 cup of lemon juice (fresh squeezed is best) to the bottom of your dishwasher and run just the rinse
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5 Everyday Household Uses for Vinegar

  We wanted to share 5 everyday household uses for vinegar, since it is one of the most versatile liquids around.  Apple Cider Vinegar has incredible health properties when consumed, but is also a great all-natural alternative for everyday cleaning around the house.  While the smell is strong, it completely goes away when it dries.  So, try using it for one of these tasks. 1. Neutralize hard-to-get-rid-of Odors in Laundry – Add a tablespoon of white distilled vinegar to the
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Be a Health Nut with Walnuts

Just a hand full of walnuts contains disease-fighting antioxidants and omega-3 fats that help us stay healthy and strong.  While some people prefer to rub off the paper exterior inside the shell, that coating actually contains many antioxidants! Be sure to protect walnuts from too much heat and air exposure.  They can be stored in their shells in an airtight container in the refrigerator for about 1 month or in the freezer for as long as 1 year. One serving
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Care and Use of Nonstick Pans

Before first use, hand wash thoroughly with warm water and soap.  Some manufacturers recommend lightly seasoning the pan by using soft towel or paper towel to rub light coating of oil or shortening over the pan and then wiping clean. Avoid high heat.  Nonstick cookware should not be used at temperatures higher than 450 degrees Fahrenheit, as higher heat can damage the finish.  Also using a slightly lower temperature than called for when baking can prevent browning too quickly. Generally
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