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Fall 2002 CSANews Issue 45  |  Posted date : Apr 12, 2007.Back to list

  • Sunlight doesn't ripen tomatoes, warmth does. Store tomatoes with stems pointed down and they will stay fresher, longer.
  • Poke a hole in the middle of the hamburger patties while shaping them. The burgers will cook faster and the holes will disappear when done.
  • To soften rock-hard brown sugar, simply add a slice of soft bread to the package and close the bag tightly. In a few hours the sugar will be soft again.
  • If a soup or stew is too salty, add raw cut potatoes. Discard them after they have cooked - they will have absorbed the salt.
  • If a soup or stew is too sweet, add salt. If a main dish or vegetable is too sweet, add a teaspoon of cider vinegar.

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