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Baking

Also on breadmaking, add the salt when you start to knead the dough as salt kills the yeast but you need the salt to preserve…

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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

For people that have a hard time with conversions between metric and imperial measurements. Get a laminating sheet and place…

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Household Tips

If you have small children and they put chewing gum onto their clothes, place the item in the freezer and it will be easy…

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

When using fish, work with it on a glass or pyrex surface immediately rinse in cold soapy water, the smell does not linger,…

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A Rough Guide To Meat

The above timings are based on meat being at room temperature before it goes into the oven.

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Chef Maintenance

Warmed up olive oil, dip a piece of cotton wool in and place in the ear to remove stubborn ear wax.

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