Do you have a kitchen or cooking secret that saves time, calories or clean up?
When i have a non diet day, i always have a special treat, which is either, cheese on toast, or melted cheese in microwave, these are nice with a large mug ot tea.
Soak lemon pips on a small amount of water overnight. The pectin dissolves in the water. Discard the pips and add the water to the jam boil as normal. It should help the jam to set easier.
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I hate cooking!!!
I keep a couple of sets each of measuring spoons and measuring cups. That way, if I'm cooking and my teaspoon gets wet, or full of sour cream, I don't have to stop, run to the sink, wash and dry it. I just grab another one and keep going.
Liquid Measuring Cups. Splurge. Buy the glass ones. It...
Instead of a traditional cutting board, I have a thin, flexible, light-weight silicon cutting "sheet". It's easy to move around the kitchen, easy to transfer cut food with (it flexes!), and easy to clean.
My 3 year old hates veggies... If your child loves eggs like mine does give him/her egg whites with veggies chopped very thin into it and hide it with a little tomatoe sauce or ketchup on top. You can mix veggies into almost anything and cover-up the colors with sauces or a little cheese!
Coastal Indian Food uses a lot of Shallots(Red Onions) and Dry Coconut as a base for the Curry. I slice 2-3 kgs of Shallots very thinly and deep fry these in Rice Bran Oil till crisply golden.Drain on Paper Towels to soak up all the excess Oil.When cooled and drained store these in Tupperware.
When I find myself eatting less cals by the end of the week i treat myself to a triple choc melt down cake from applebee's