Heat raisins in oven before adding to muffins, breads, cakes and puddings, and they will be more evenly distributed. Just wash them, then spread out on a flat pan or cookie sheet. Cover and heat at 350 degrees F until puff up.
Before squeezing it, microwave the fruit on high for 30 to 45 seconds or until it’s warm to the touch. You will get more juice with less effort.
To make it easier to cut a 1 lb. squash, microwave it on high for 1 1/2 minutes or until it’s warm. For avocados, that need a little ripening, microwave on high for 1 minute. Cool completely before slicing.
To freeze egg yolks, add 2 tbsp., sugar or 1tsp. salt to each cup of yolks. Nothing need to be added to the whites. Never freeze eggs in shell. Freeze egg yolks or egg whites for 8 to 12 months
Place a lump of charcoal in the refrigerator. It will absorb strong odours.
When you find a crack in your favourite dish, if it is not too deep, you might be able to make
To keep car and house windows defrosted on cold days
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