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HOW TO PICK THE BEST MELON.WHO KNEW?A Pinner said: one of the most useful things I learned in culinary school was how to cut melon. I started cutting my watermelon this way and no longer dread it! How To Cut Melon, Do It Yourself Food, Little Lunch, Baking Tips, Kitchen Hacks, Fruits And Veggies, Vegetables, Food Hacks, Good To Know

How to Pick A Good Watermelon - Check the Field Spot

Here are the best tips for how to pick a good watermelon that's ripe and sweet, like finding the field spot and pollination points.

 Use boiling water instead of tap water to make clear ice. Great for putting fruit, herbs, flowers or surprises in.Use boiling water instead of tap water to make clear ice. Great for putting fruit, herbs, flowers or surprises in. Creative Kitchen, Kitchen Tips, Awesome Kitchen, Creative Food, Kitchen Stuff, Baking Tips, Cool Kitchens, Food Hacks, Cooking Hacks

Make Crystal Clear Ice!

Make Crystal Clear Ice! : in this instructable I will show you how to make crystal cear ice without any special equipment! it is super easy! you will be surprised!

DIY Cream Soup Mix Ingredients 2 cups powdered non-fat dry milk cup cornstarch cup instant chicken bouillon (regular or low sodium) 2 Tbsp dried onion flakes 2 tsp Italian seasoning (optional) I Love Food, Good Food, Yummy Food, Soup Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Recipies, Do It Yourself Food, Baking Tips, Diy Food

This Is The Most Useful Thing You Can Keep In Your Pantry

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Ever heard of SOS Mix? This handy cream soup base can be used as a substitute for cream soup in all your favorite recipes! Learn how to make it here.

Replace many cooking ingredients with greek yogurt! Healthy foods you should be eating! I recently went through a container of Chobani plain yogurt using it in ways I hadn't before. It's long been my favorite substitute for sour cream! Think Food, I Love Food, Healthy Snacks, Healthy Eating, Healthy Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Yogurt, Dessert Healthy, Easy Recipes

Not Found | Chobani®

Chobani® is America's number one Greek Yogurt made the right way and not genetically modified (no GMO ingredients), with only natural ingredients and sweeteners

to store onions, garlic, & shallots. This easy method keeps them fresh for months!How to store onions, garlic, & shallots. This easy method keeps them fresh for months! Do It Yourself Food, Diy Inspiration, Tips & Tricks, Preserving Food, Baking Tips, Fruits And Veggies, Store Vegetables, Dried Vegetables, Kitchen Hacks

How to Store Onions, Garlic, & Shallots

This is an easy way to extend the life of onions, garlic, and shallots. They should stay firm and fresh for up to 3 months.

Rachel Ray talked about how you should make your own taco seasoning because the stuff you buy in stores is full of sodium. This recipe is simply spices! 1 T chili powder, 1 T ground cumin, 1 T garlic powder, 1 T onion powder, T crushed red pepper. Homemade Taco Seasoning, Homemade Tacos, Seasoning Mixes, Homemade Spices, Rachel Ray Taco Seasoning Recipe, Mexican Seasoning, Sodium Free Taco Seasoning Recipe, Alton Brown Taco Seasoning, Chili Seasoning

DOING THIS: Rachel Ray talked about how you should make your own taco seasoning because the stuff you buy in stores is full of sodiubm(and it has silica in it, which is like the little packet found in new shoes that says DO NOT EAT!). This is just full of flavor. Simply spices! 1 T chili powder, 1 T ground cumin, 1 T garlic powder, 1 T onion powder, 1/4 T crushed red pepper

Cleaning tips and -If you want your house to smell heavenly, boil some orange peels with a teaspoon of cinnamon on Medium heat. ~ I do this come Fall and everyone loves it - an old Southern trick Limpieza Natural, Thing 1, Do It Yourself Home, Home Hacks, Diy Hacks, Kitchen Hacks, Clean House, Home Remedies, Just In Case

Boiling orange peels

Directions 1.Place orange peels in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 20 minutes, drain and set aside. 2.In medium saucepan, combine 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and cook until mixture reaches thread stage, 230 degrees F (108 degrees C) on candy thermometer, or small amount dropped in cold water forms a soft thread. Stir in peel, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain. 3.Roll peel pieces, a few at a time…

easiest way to cook corn on the cob throw it in the oven at 350 for minutes. leave the husk on, it will trap in the moisture, leaving you with juicy, tender corn. the husk and silk will peel away easily once it’s cooked. Think Food, I Love Food, Good Food, Yummy Food, Tasty, Vegetable Dishes, Vegetable Recipes, Oven Roasted Corn, Baked Corn

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob Recipe - Food.com

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I was surprised not to see this one on Zaar! Tyler Florence said, Once you try this, you'll never have corn on the cob any other way. We agree wholeheartedly! The corn steams and cooks in it's own husk without any pre-soaking or anything. The corn's flavor is intensified right in the husk! After removal from the oven, just pull back the husk and use it for a handle. The silk comes off with the husk! Let me know if you like corn this way as much as we do!

 Why didn't I think of that? Not that I use much coffee creamer, but it is a good idea. A great way to re-use this coffee creamer bottle. Store sugar, dry beans, snacks, the fillers are endless. Great spout for pouring or easy twist off top. Organisation Hacks, Storage Organization, Food Storage, Storage Ideas, Kitchen Storage, Cheap Storage, Kitchen Organization, Easy Storage, Storage Solutions

Just remove the wrap and fill with whatever needs stored. From sugar to goldfish this works great. Spout is perfect for pouring and the lids easily screw off. Genius.

Running your bacon under cold water before cooking will reduce shrinking by up to Also, always cook bacon in the oven for 10 minutes at 365 degrees F--it tastes so much better! I don't eat bacon myself, but my sons love it😋 I Love Food, Good Food, Yummy Food, Delicious Meals, Pork Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Cooking Bacon, Cooking Chef, Cake Recipes

A Mum 'n the Oven

Running your bacon under cold water before cooking will reduce shrinking by up to 50%! Also, always cook bacon in the oven for 10 minutes at 365 degrees F--it tastes so much better!

Freezing buttermilk or heavy cream cubes for cooking. I never use a whole carton nor do I have in stock when a recipe calls for a bit! This is genius! It would also be a great idea to freeze the quantities for you favorite recipes before the holidays! Freezer Cooking, Freezer Meals, Cooking Recipes, Cooking Hacks, Pan Cooking, Couple Cooking, Cooking Videos, Crockpot Recipes, Think Food

Freezing buttermilk or heavy cream cubes for cooking. I never use a whole carton nor do I have in stock when a recipe calls for a bit! Such a great idea!

Buy The Best Little Marinades Cookbook by Karen Adler and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Wine Recipes, Paleo Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Steak Recipes, Sauces, Rib Rub, Marinade Sauce, Shrimp Marinade, Grilled Shrimp

Paleo Marinade Recipes

28 paleo/primal recipes for marinades, split into Citrus, Non-Citrus, and Tomato based.

The BEST way to cook bacon. The trick is to put the pan in a cold oven and then switch it on and begin your timer. Cover cookie sheet with tinfoil first. @ 375 for about 20 min instead of 400 for ten because the lower and slower the more fat renders out. Breakfast And Brunch, Breakfast Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Bacon Breakfast, Breakfast Items, Breakfast Tailgate Food, Brunch Menu, Breakfast Smoothies, Breakfast Dishes

Classic Martha Ideas

It happens all the time. You're wandering in a store, flipping through a magazine, or visiting a friend's home. You see something and you say to yourself, "That is so Martha Stewart." Revisit some ideas that you have borrowed or find a new "classic" for your home.

get rid of black gunk in drain: boil water 2 While boiling, pour baking soda down drain 3 When water is boiling pour down drain 4 Let water and baking soda work for 10 minutes 5 Pour 1 cup bleach down drain. Repeat process every few months. Household Cleaning Tips, Diy Cleaning Products, Cleaning Solutions, Cleaning Hacks, Cleaning Supplies, Household Products, Household Cleaners, Cleaning Recipes, Do It Yourself Furniture

to get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Boil a pot of water. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes, pour 1 cup of bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. this process every few months. It will also keep the nasty mildew smell at bay.

GOOD TO KNOW! My Bananas always go bad! How to Keep Bananas Fresh Longer./pinner said: Noticed @ the market they wrapped the organic bananas like this. Going on 1 wks on the counter and NO brown spots yet! Think Food, Food For Thought, Keep Bananas Fresh, Do It Yourself Food, Good Food, Yummy Food, Awesome Food, Food Hacks, Cooking Tips

27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible

If you love cooking but are tortured by the cruel, limited shelf life of fresh foods, these tips are for you.

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