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Baking

My mother always uses water that is around (or at) room temperature when she is baking something that uses yeast. In fact,…

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Measurements

Because of its volume, sea salt seems to be less salty than table salt when used in cooking. If replacing sea salt with…

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Rectifying Boo Boos

If you added too much chilli, add some sugar. The Scoville scale determines how hot a chilli is, by taking a solution of…

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General Tips

If your recipe calls for the juice only of a lemon or an orange, zest the fruit before cutting and juicing. Wrap zest in…

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Household Tips

Vinegar removes soap scum on shower doors. Keep it in a spray container

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

Mix bicarb and a little water into a paste and this will remove any stains from your teacups/coffee cups

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A Rough Guide To Meat

Lamb needs 20 minutes per 500g at 200°C to make it pink but not rare. If you want your lamb better cooked, add another…

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Chef Maintenance

A very good pep-up mask for dull, tired hair is a mask made of 1 part vodka, 2 parts mayo. Or: 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon whiskey,…

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