|Baking fish on a bed pf celery and onions will add to the taste as well as keep the fish from sticking.
Coating will adhere to chicken better if it has been chilled for an hour before cooking.
Sprinkle salt in the frying pan before adding meat and there will be less grease splattered.
For a juicier burger rub both sides with cold water before grilling.
Always roast poultry breast side down so the white meat will not dry out. Turn the bird for the last portion of coocking so that it will brown well.
Bacon won´t stick together if the package is rolled into a tube and secured before refrigerating.
Soak bacon in cold water for a few minutes before frying and it won´t curl as much as usual.
A dash of lemon juice and milk added to the liquid used to cook white fish will make flesh white.
Chicken marinated in milk or buttermilk for several hours in the refrigerator will be more tender.
Adding cold water to the bottom of the broiling pan before cooking meat helps absorb smoke and grease and makes clean up easier.
An excellent thickener for soups is a little oatmeal. It will add flavour and richness to almost any soup.
Give mashed potatoes a beautiful whipped cream look by adding hot milk to them before you start mashing.
Lettuce won´t “rust” in the refrigerator if it is wrapped in paper towelling.
Try loosening rusty screws by putting a drop or two of ammonia on it.
Rusty bolts can usually be loosened by pouring club soda on them.
Keeping a piece of charcoal in the tool drawer will keep the moisture out preventing rust.
If the food is too salty add a cut raw potato, then discard the potato once it is boiled.
If the dish is too sweet, add salt. On a main dish you can add a teaspoon of vinegar.
You can clean darkened aluminium pans easily by boiling in them two teaspoons of cream og tartar mixed in a quart of water. Ten minutes will do it.
Run cooked spaghetti under HOT water to prevent stickness.
Rub shortening around the top of the pot to prevent boil overs.
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