Did You Know – Bundt Pan

I borrowed this tip from my Mother-in-Law. She is 93 years young and invited us for dinner. She made this delicious Apple Bundt cake for dessert. When we were getting up from the table, she handed me the Bundt cake pan. She said she puts the pan back on the cake upside down to keep it fresh, brilliant! The Bundt […]

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Salt Brined Turkey

Have you ever brined a turkey with just salt and no liquid? The salt causes the moisture to leave the skin. During baking it makes the most delicious crispy skin that seals in the moisture in the turkey. It may not look as pretty as an unsalted turkey but once you taste it you won’t care. To see how to […]

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Did You Know – Wooden Spoon

Did you know that if you place a wooden spoon in a pot of boiling water, that it will help to keep the water from boiling over? I have done this for decades and decided to Google why this works. According to SouthernLiving.com, the reason is because the wood acts as a water repellant on the already unstable bubbles. As […]

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Did You Know – Bread Crumbs

Did you know that making your own bread crumbs is as simple as saving your leftover bread, even the heels? Make your own bread crumbs for use as crunchy casserole toppings, in meatloaf or whatever you use breadcrumbs for. Save your stale or leftover bread in a freezer bag and freeze. When you have enough, bake the slices in a […]

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Did You Know – Egg

Did you know that when you crack a raw egg you should never crack it on the edge of a bowl? Doing so pushes the shell into the egg, allowing a better chance of getting shell fragments into your food. You should always crack the egg on a flat surface, like the counter, for a cleaner break. Once it is […]

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