Useful Tips For The Kitchen And Home
CLEVER IDEAS WORTH KNOWING
Take your bananas apart when you get them home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.
To keep away an invasion of ants, sprinkle cornmeal around the trail they use around your home. They can not digest and track it back to their nests.
To really make scrambled eggs or omelets rich add a couple of spoonfuls of sour cream, cream cheese, or heavy cream in and then beat them up.
Pin a small safety pin to the seam of your slip and you will not have a clingy skirt or dress. Same thing works with slacks that cling when wearing panty hose. Place pin in seam of slacks and ... ta da! .... static is gone
Have little ones coloring on the walls? Tape the back side of wrapping paper, paper bags or butcher paper at their level. Gives them a canvas for their artwork, and spares your walls.
Trying to eat more greens , but find boiling them leaves a bitter after taste? Add a small pinch of sugar to the cooking water.
Opened candles are great for scenting your auto. Just make sure they don't roll under your feet when driving.
Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating. Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking.
To get something out of a heater coils or under the fridge add an empty paper towel roll or empty gift wrap roll to your vacuum. It can be bent or flattened to get in narrow openings.
To prevent leaks and odors, place your food scraps into containers before disposing. Use empty margarine bowls, bread wrappers, coffee cans, condiment containers or sandwhich bags.
Squirrel Away! To keep squirrels from eating your plants, sprinkle your plants with cayenne pepper. The cayenne pepper doesn't hurt the plant and the squirrels won't come near it.
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