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Baking

When beating egg whites, always add a tiny bit of baking powder of some acid, it helps to make them fluffier. Either rub…

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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

Roast meats, freeze down in portion sizes for a quick sandwich or heat up in gravy or stock with vegetables for a quick…

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Household Tips

Chewing gum can be removed from hair with peanutbutter and sunflower/olive oil. As long as it is greasy and easy to spread…

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Kitchen Maintenance & Clean Up

Boil vinegar to disperse cooking smells

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A Rough Guide To Meat

Rare beef needs 15 minutes per 500g at 220°C. Add 5 minutes per 500g for medium, 10 minutes per 500g for well-done.

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Chef Maintenance

Spray oil is excellent for greasing baking tins, and especially paper cake/muffin cases, which are otherwise ungreaseable…

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