Popular Food Recipes - Appetizers & Snacks
- You can buy frozen chopped onion or green peppers for a quick recipe shortcut, or since they freeze so well, chop a whole bunch at once and freeze them in single servings.
- When making many meatballs a fast and simple way is to shape the meat mixture into a log and cut off slices. The slices roll easily into balls. Another option is to pat the meat into a square and cut it into cubes which again easily roll into meatballs of uniform size.
- Stop tomato stains on your Tupperware by using with nonstick cooking spray before pouring in tomato−based sauces.
- Strawberries will stay fresher when kept in a colander in the refrigerator. Don't wash until just before using.
- Freeze ripe bananas for later use. First peel, and then wrap tightly in plastic wrap and store in freezer bags.
- Corn on the cob will be simple to shuck if you wash them with cold water, place in a plastic bag and freeze for an hour or so before shucking.
- Freeze lemon peel. Use when a recipe calls for fresh lemon rind.
- Whole lemons will yield much more juice if stored in a tightly sealed jar of water in the refrigerator.
- Dissolve 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin in a little bit of water and beat it into whipping cream to keep it from turning watery.
- Grind up or dice leftover roast beef, stew meat, etc. Add to scrambled eggs along with cubed leftover potatoes for an easy breakfast.
- Make your own "instant" oatmeal by running regular oatmeal in a blender. Blending makes the oatmeal the same as "instant."
Appetizers & Snacks recipes