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15 Ways To Boost Your Baking Know-How (via 15 Ways To Boost Your Baking Know-How Best of 2011 | Apartment Therapy The Kitchn)
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Posted at 9:32 AM 29 December 2011
Repurpose a Gift Box as a Cupcake Carrier!
With everyone getting into cupcakes nowaday its inevitable that all sort of accessories are springing up, including cupcake holders. If you’re not looking for fancy but just a way to transport your cupcakes to the school party, your luncheon, etc. this little tip should do the trick! Re-purpose one of those gift boxes you got for giving gifts this holiday season! it will get your delicious delights to your destination intact and can easily be thrown away so there’s no fuss, no muss!
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Repurpose a Gift Box as a Cupcake Carrier!

With everyone getting into cupcakes nowaday its inevitable that all sort of accessories are springing up, including cupcake holders. If you’re not looking for fancy but just a way to transport your cupcakes to the school party, your luncheon, etc. this little tip should do the trick! Re-purpose one of those gift boxes you got for giving gifts this holiday season! it will get your delicious delights to your destination intact and can easily be thrown away so there’s no fuss, no muss!

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Posted at 10:26 AM 11 December 2011
Pour Vinegar Over Frozen Meat to Speed Defrosting and Tenderize
Are you ever like ME?  Forget to pull something out of the freezer and now strapped for TIME?  Here is a simple way to get meet thawing a bit quicker, AND because of the acidity of the vinegar it will also tenderize your meat!
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Pour Vinegar Over Frozen Meat to Speed Defrosting and Tenderize

Are you ever like ME?  Forget to pull something out of the freezer and now strapped for TIME?  Here is a simple way to get meet thawing a bit quicker, AND because of the acidity of the vinegar it will also tenderize your meat!

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Posted at 9:32 PM 08 December 2011
Keep acidulated water for sliced fruit
There is nothing more exasperating than trying to keep fruit from turning brown! Whether its going in your child’s (or your) lunch or on a buffet table, the color doesn’t really affect the actual taste, but it sure plays with the taste buds in your mind’s eye!
If you use pure lemon juice you risk the taste… so here’s a simple way to keep the color AND the taste intact.
(via Speed tip: Keep acidulated water for sliced fruit | Lunch in a Box: Building a Better Bento)

Keep acidulated water for sliced fruit

There is nothing more exasperating than trying to keep fruit from turning brown! Whether its going in your child’s (or your) lunch or on a buffet table, the color doesn’t really affect the actual taste, but it sure plays with the taste buds in your mind’s eye!

If you use pure lemon juice you risk the taste… so here’s a simple way to keep the color AND the taste intact.

(via Speed tip: Keep acidulated water for sliced fruit | Lunch in a Box: Building a Better Bento)

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Posted at 11:10 AM 08 December 2011
Save Burnt Gravy with Sugar and a New Pan
I am sure we have ALL got distracted at one time or another and let the gravy stick to the bottom of the pan… I always throw it out… but next time I am going to try pouring it into a new pan and adding, of all things, SUGAR!

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Save Burnt Gravy with Sugar and a New Pan

I am sure we have ALL got distracted at one time or another and let the gravy stick to the bottom of the pan… I always throw it out… but next time I am going to try pouring it into a new pan and adding, of all things, SUGAR!

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Posted at 8:35 AM 08 December 2011
Reduce Foot Pain with Alternate Shoe Lacing Methods
I hate wearing sneakers or any lace up shoes because they seem to feel tighter and tighter across the laces as the day wears on… I guess I need to experiment with HOW I lace my shoes!
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Reduce Foot Pain with Alternate Shoe Lacing Methods

I hate wearing sneakers or any lace up shoes because they seem to feel tighter and tighter across the laces as the day wears on… I guess I need to experiment with HOW I lace my shoes!

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Posted at 11:15 AM 05 December 2011
Run Your Baking Sheet Under Cold Water Between Batches to Avoid Burned Cookie Bottoms

This is a great tip for baking cookies for this upcoming holiday season! Will you be in any okie exchanges?

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Run Your Baking Sheet Under Cold Water Between Batches to Avoid Burned Cookie Bottoms

This is a great tip for baking cookies for this upcoming holiday season! Will you be in any okie exchanges?

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Posted at 10:04 AM 17 November 2011
Now THIS is a unique use for vodka!?  So if you see your friend sucking on her jewelry… 

Use Vodka as a Chrome and Jewelry Cleaner 

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Now THIS is a unique use for vodka!?  So if you see your friend sucking on her jewelry… 

Use Vodka as a Chrome and Jewelry Cleaner 

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Posted at 11:15 AM 25 October 2011
SURE… where was this tip when I was painting that stool on my front porch? Don’t you hate having to paint round spindle-like legs? I tried putting on a pair of disposable rubber gloves and using a sponge soaked in paint… now THAT worked pretty good! Messy, but good!  
Do you have any other paint tips for me for next time?
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SURE… where was this tip when I was painting that stool on my front porch? Don’t you hate having to paint round spindle-like legs? I tried putting on a pair of disposable rubber gloves and using a sponge soaked in paint… now THAT worked pretty good! Messy, but good!  

Do you have any other paint tips for me for next time?

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Posted at 3:00 PM 21 October 2011