accidentally over salt a dish while it's still cooking, drop in a
peeled potato and it will absorb the excess salt for an instant "fix
Cure for headaches: Take a lime, cut it in
half and rub it on your forehead. The throbbing will go away.
Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom of
a sugar cone to prevent ice cream drips.
To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the
When a cake recipe calls for flouring the baking pan, use a bit of
the dry cake mix instead and there won't be any white mess on the
outside of the cake.
Brush some beaten egg white over pie crust before baking to yield a
beautiful glossy finish.
you have a problem opening jars, try using latex dishwashing gloves.
They give a non slip grip that makes opening jars easy.
Don't throw out all that leftover wine. Freeze into ice cubes for
future use in casseroles and sauces.
If you over
salt a dish while you are cooking, that's too damn bad. Please
recite with me, The Real Women's motto: "I made it and you will eat
it and don't care how bad it tastes."
Take a lime, mix it with tequila, etc., chill and
drink. You might still have the headache, but who cares?
Just suck the ice cream out of the bottom of
the cone, for Pete's sake. You are probably lying on the couch, with
your feet up, eating it anyway.
Buy Hungry Jack mashed potato mix and keep it
in the pantry for up to a year.
Go to the bakery. They'll even decorate it for
The Mrs. Smith frozen pie directions do not
include brushing egg whites over the crust, so I just don't do it.
Go ask the very cute neighbor to do it.