Monthly Archive: February 2014

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Messy Cooktop

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares Sprinkle baking soda on the top of your cooktop and just cover it with hot water, let it stand for half an hour as baking soda will dissolve all the grease and then scrub the surface and wipe it clean.

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Keep your drains clean

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares Keep your drains / garbage disposals clean and free-flowing by putting 4 tablespoons of baking soda in them each week. Flush the soda down with hot water.

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A good salad tip

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares Lettuce can be kept better if you store it in the refrigerator without washing it first. Make sure the leaves are dry when you put it in the fridge and then wash it the day you are going to use it.

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A stuck jar lid

Share6PinTweetYum+16 Shares   Run the lid under very warm water for a few minutes. Grab a towel and gently twist off the top.To prevent it from happening again just spray the inside of lid with a cooking spray before placing it on the jar and...

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Wonder Fruit

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares Did you know that wonderful fruit Cantaloupe is low in calorie and fats. One serving of cantaloupe gives 400% of the recommended amount of Vitamin A. Something to consider when buying fruits for your family…

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De-clutter your drawers

SharePinTweetYum+1 De-clutter your drawers by using empty toilet paper roll to store appliance cords in. It keeps them neat and you can write on the roll what appliance it belongs to.

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Toothpaste and silver tip

SharePin2TweetYum+12 SharesWhy spend money on expensive cleaners to remove tarnish from your silver jewelry? A simple tip use toothpaste which has baking soda in it. Just rub toothpaste onto silver jewelry. Take a dampened cloth apply a little toothpaste over it and start cleaning. Simply wash...

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Fabric Softener sheets

SharePin1TweetYum+11 SharesLove the smell of your fabric softener, try this simple tip – Place fabric softener sheets in dresser drawers and your clothes will smell freshly washed for weeks to come. You can also do this with towels and linen.

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Vinegar and Dishwasher

SharePinTweetYum+1 Run a cup of white vinegar through the entire cycle of an empty dishwasher. This will remove all soap film and leave it sparkling clean.

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Get rid of fish smell

SharePin2TweetYum+12 Shares If you are preparing fish and you find that your hands smell like fish then rinse them with vinegar and then wash it with water. This tip also work with other strong odors like onions and garlic.

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Grim clean-up from your microwave

SharePinTweetYum+1 Use 2 cups of Water and 1/2 cup of Vinegar in a microwave safe bowl and boil for 3-4 minutes. Keep the microwave closed and let it stand in there for a couple of minutes to allow the steam to loosen up the grime,...

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White spots on faucets/ showers

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares Mineral /white spots build-up on faucets/ showers- Soak a cloth in vinegar, wrap it around the tap. Leave it on for about an hour to remove mineral deposits. After that clean the tap with a soft sponge.

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Clean Greasy dishes

SharePin9TweetYum+19 Shares Make a solution of warm soapy water, drizzle 1-2 tablespoon of vinegar and wash the grease of your dishes. Also cleaning your glasses/wine goblets with vinegar will leave them sparkling clean.

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Corn Nutrition

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares Did you know that sweet corn contains Complex Carbohydrates & proteins and Yellow Corn contains more nutrients than white corn..

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Bell Pepper Magic

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares As Bell peppers ripen, their color changes from Green to Red and they become sweeter and Red bell peppers have 9 times as much Beta Carotene than Green Peppers. Something to consider when cooking with bell peppers.

Marination made easy

Share1PinTweetYum+11 SharesDon’t want messy hands. Use zipper bags for marinating. Place all your  ingredients in a zipper bag, add your veggies or meats and toss them.  No huge containers to fit in your refrigerator. Just place your zipper bag marination and you are good to go....

Remove Suitcase odor

SharePin2TweetYum+12 SharesPlace 1-2 dryer sheet in your suitcase or travel bags to eliminate unpleasant odor. You can also do these with your shoes and sandals. Instead place few dryer sheets inside your shoe rack to avoid shoe odor.  

Drawer liners tip

SharePinTweetYum+1 Don’t have drawer liners handy – line your drawers with wax paper. When they all wilted and messy just toss one out and replace with a new one.