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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

To avoid crying when chopping onions always start at the non-root end. If you chop towards the roots, you do not cry.

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Household Tips

Vinegar and water-windows/glass

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

Use lemon juice to clean stainless steel pots and pans. Makes them nice and sparkly with no scratching

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A Rough Guide To Meat

Always let meat rest for at least 15 minutes when it comes out of the oven as the meat will be juicier and easier to carve.…

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Chef Maintenance

To have shinier hair: a drop of vinegar or lemon juice in the rinsing water.

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