Has this ever happened to you? You dice or shred some potatoes for cooking and then move on to other preparation. The chopped potatoes sit out for a while before you are ready to cook them. And, alas, they’re all gross and brown! How do you prevent this from happening? Why Do Potatoes Turn Brown […]
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My dishwasher recently broke and I haven’t bothered repairing it or replacing it. I don’t mind washing dishes. In fact, I like it. It’s therapeutic. But that darn cheese grater! Whether you have a box grater of a flat grater, it’s such a pain to clean! Since most of us use the large or medium […]
My mom just found a deal on celery she couldn’t pass up. Two heads for a dollar. She bought three. She can’t possibly use that much celery before it turns to mush so what did she do? She froze it. It occurred to me that most people may not realize that you can freeze celery […]
Before you learn how to make the perfect over easy fried eggs, you need to know exactly what over easy eggs are. There is certainly a lot of confusion about the different ways of cooking fried eggs. So much so that I created a post explaining all these terms including over easy, over medium, over […]
I’ve been noticing lately people’s homemade cleaning solutions. Most of them make me laugh. They are simply random mixtures of household chemicals that seem “cleany.” You can use vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, and Dawn dishwashing liquid to clean, so why not mix them altogether to make a super-cleaner? Do I need to answer that? […]
Your nice shiny stainless steel refrigerator can easily be damaged if you use harsh cleaners or abrasives. Abrasive materials can scratch the surface of your stainless steel appliance. I have some scratches on the front of my fridge. I have no idea how they got there. But another problem is that these stainless steel appliances can develop rust spots. Don’t worry, you can remove them!