In the interest of time, or lack there of, (I’m hosting a stop-’n-shop holiday open house in my home Tuesday evening) here are three random quick-tips that help me out in the kitchen.
- Before grating cheese, spray both sides of your hand grater with cooking spray. Smooth gliding, and no stuck on cheese = easy cleanup!
- Heat syrup before serving. I serve syrup in my coffee creamer (is that what it’s called? it looks like a miniature pitcher), since I don’t use it for it’s intended purpose. It looks nicer than a plastic bottle of syrup, warm syrup keeps the food warmer, and heating it thins the syrup a bit. We don’t use nearly as much this way, which is a money saver, (and probably a tooth saver) too!
- Need buttermilk? I’ve never purchased buttermilk, but I use some nearly every week. Simply add one tablespoon of vinegar to each cup of regular milk that the recipe calls for. I like to zap mine in the microwave for a few seconds and stir. You can also just let it sit for a minute or two. Works like a charm!
Head on over to Tammy’s Recipes for more time-saving kitchen tips!