Especially for tips related with personal care…

Check with your doctor before using any tip that could have any effect on your health!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Zip up your dress easily

To zip up the back of your dress without a helper, use the end of a wire hanger to grip the slider and pull it up effortlessly.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Steaming vegetables safely

Prevent burning a pot dry while steaming veggies by improvising an alarm system. Place a metal spoon under the water and steam as usual. When the water level gets too low, the spoon will rattle and alert you to add more liquid.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Peeling potatoes

An easier way to peel potatoes is to twist a corkscrew in the base of the veggie before peeling it. Use the tool as a handle to keep the potato steady and prevent accidents with the vegetable peeler.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Perfectly cooked ground beef

Break up ground beef using a potato masher to press down on it as it browns. This will leave the meat perfectly partitioned, so the texture of the beef will be consistent and cooked evenly.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Rotisserie chicken at home

When you want to prepare a rotisserie chicken at home and you do not own a vertical roaster, just place your seasoned chicken upright over the central tube of a Bundt pan set inside a roasting pan. The heat will circulate around the meat, making a perfect golden brown juicy bird.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Easy way to chop garlic

To prevent pieces of garlic from sticking to the blade of your knife while chopping them, just sprinkle a few drops of cooking oil (olive, vegetable etc.) over the cloves. This will make them slip off the knife easily.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Keeping a loaf fresh

To maintain a homemade loaf moist and fresh longer, just slice it from the middle instead of the end, sandwich it back together and wrap it in plastic wrap. This will prevent the ends from drying out.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Storing extra basil

To store a large amount of basil, chop all the leaves and place 2 tbsp in each cavity of ice cube trays. Fill all trays with water, freeze and transfer the cubes to zipped plastic bags. When you need the herb, place the portion in a strainer until melted and use it as usual.