If you’re short on time during the week, make a big batch of rice. Cool and portion out into the sizes you would need for meals, freezing in an airtight container. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, fluffing and repeating if necessary.
#QuickTip- Quick Rice
“It is impossible to cut through a piece of well-made baklava with a knife and fork, so you may as well eat it one layer at a time.”
- Anonymous
Have a super dirty pan? Fill to the rim with water and add about 1/4 cup of baking soda. Let simmer until there is all but a thick paste left. Remove from heat and the mess should just wipe away!
#QuickTip- Scrub-less Cleaning
“Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands and then eat just one of those pieces.”
- Judith Viorst
Revive wilted produce and herbs by immersing into a bowl of cold water for fifteen to twenty minutes. Remove and dry thoroughly and your rubbery carrots or wilted lettuce should be as good as new!
#QuickTip- Wilted Produce
“Cookies are made of butter and love.”
- Norwegian Proverb
Semisoft cheeses can be super ‘hard’ to grate. Instead, freeze your desired cheese for thirty minutes and you’ll find it’s a cinch to grate!
#QuickTip- Shredding Cheese
“I don’t cry over spilt milk, but a fallen scoop of ice cream is enough to ruin my whole day.”
- Terri Guillemets