A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. “Much obliged,” said he, pushing the plate aside; “I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills.”
To prevent cool, dried out turkey after slicing, have some hot chicken or turkey broth on hand. Once finished slicing, pour broth over meat to rehydrate and warm up. Serve immediately.
“Happiness is finding three olives in your martini when you’re hungry.”
Freeze cookie dough to have on hand when a craving strikes. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Scoop pre-made dough into equal size portions onto the sheet. Put sheet into freezer for thirty minutes. Place balls into ziplock bag. Remove from freezer and bake immediately as desired.
“Once in a young lifetime one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold.”
To steam fish without a basket, fill a skillet with a 1/2″ of water and set a heatproof plate down inside the skillet. Bring to a simmer. Place fish onto plate, cover and cook till they turn opaque.
“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.”
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.