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Baking

Add a pinch of salt when beating whole eggs: The salt will make the whites runnier and easier to mix with the yolks. Especially…

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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

Add ice cubes to gravy or stock to make fat removal easy

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General Tips

To peel garlic leave cloves to soak in boiling water for a few mins and skins will slide off

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Household Tips

Soapy water kills aphids on your roses!

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

To disperse cooking smells, boil some orange peel plus cinammon in a saucepan

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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

After too much washing up mix two teaspoons of olive oil with one teaspoon of sugar and use as a hand-rub. This exfoliates,…

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