If you’re making a pie or a new recipe and you’re not sure if it’ll overflow and cause the awful burning smell in your oven, use a cookie sheet or foil! Place your cookie sheet or foil on the rack below your baked item, or directly underneah and never deal with burned overflows again!
#QuickTip- Oven Overflows
“Who care if me eat carrot or collard greens? Me also like broccoli and lettuce and lima beans. Me still Cookie Monster. That not a sham.”
- Cookie Monster
If you use your food processor to chop vegetables for slaws or a salads, try cutting your veggies or fruits into pieces the same width as the feed tube (about 4 to 5 inches, usually). Then, instead of feeding them into the tube vertically, stack them onto their sides and start up your machine.
#QuickTip- Prettier Slaws
“How can a nation be great if its bread tastes like kleenex?”
- Julia Child
For whipped cream that’s almost butter, add a splash of fresh, unwhipped cream to the curdled lumps and fold it in with a rubber spatula. Repeat as needed until the mixture smooths out.
#QuickTip- Whipped Cream Fix
“What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.”
- Katharine Hepburn