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Baking

When making cake batter or soufflé, either use icing sugar or very fine sugar. Failing that, beat the sugar in with…

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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

Freeze in 1 portion sizes, then no matter how many you are feeding you will have sufficient .

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Household Tips

Try vinegar as a substitute for fabric softener - especially for undies as fabric softener is bad for elastics, but vinegar…

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

When you are cooking, keep one of those terrycloth facecloths handy. Make it damp even before you start cooking. If you…

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A Rough Guide To Meat

When boiling ham I reckon on 25 minutes per 500g plus 25 minutes for the pot.

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Chef Maintenance

Keep some white vinegar in your beach bag to put on jelly fish stings

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