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Baking

Some cakes are supposed to have a "rip" running over the top. If you like this to be nice and straight, run your finger…

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Measurements

In cooking a tablespoon is not a serving implement but a precise measurement. If it helps, think of a tablespoon as 3 teaspoons…

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Rectifying Boo Boos

If you accidently add too much salt to a stew or something, put in a whole potato, peeled, and remove once the stew is done…

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General Tips

To make thick broths without flour puree a portion of the soup and add back to the pot

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Household Tips

Bicarbonate of soda: Deodorizer. When mixed with water produces an alkaline solution that dissolves dirt and grease. Use…

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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

A 1 and three quarter kg chicken will take an hour and 15 minutes to roast in a 200°C 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.

"Posted by Crafty Cookie"

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