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Stop moulding in fridge or freezer

My tip is to hang a teabag in a fridge or freezer that is not being used. I'm not sure how but it seems to stop it from… Read on

Clean up old grimy floorboards

White wine vinegar cleans up old grimy floorboards and gets old wax off. Read on

Do not throw away celery leaves

Do not throw away celery leaves, they make such a big difference to stocks, sauces, casseroles, stews and soups . Read on

Avoid a smelly kitchen

To avoid a smelly kitchen when cooking cauliflower, add a little milk to the cooking water, it really does work Read on

Brittle nails?

Brittle nails? Almond oil, olive oil, or lemon zest (rub the nails with the stuff and rinse with tepid water). Read on

Vinegar brings granite worktops up a treat

Vinegar brings granite worktops up a treat Read on

Slice a lot of mushrooms fast

A quick and easy way to slice a lot of mushrooms in a uniform size is to use your egg slicer.  Trim the stem part and… Read on

Keep nuts in the freezer

Keep nuts in the freezer and just remove what you need, when you need them Read on

Spills near your hotplate

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

Using a bay leaf

If using a bay leaf 'crack it' for more flavour. Simply cut into the central vein with a knife or clean finger nails 3 or… Read on

Chewing gum in hair

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

Tan remover

This is actually a tan remover and its pretty effective too.  You'll need first press coconut milk, it has to be thick… Read on

Clean-up is a snap

Keep an open plastic bag on your counter while you chop/prep for all peelings/compostable things. Clean-up is a snap - simply… Read on

Testing a melon for ripenes

I always test a melon for ripeness by depressing the ends, if they give they are ripe; and I always press a camembert in… Read on

Sore, dry feet

If you have sore, dry feet, put some bicarb in some warm water and soak your feet in it, makes them lovely and soft. You… Read on