Pie crusts can be extra crispy by using vodka instead of water when making them.
Biscuits - Keep a piece of blotting paper at the bottom of the biscuit jar.They will remain fresh for long time
Overripe tomatoes - Make them firm by dipping them in cold water,add some salt and leave overnight
To get rid of the smell of eggs in the cakes, add one tablespoon honey to the cake batter while beating it as it will make the taste better, too!
Storing Mushrooms;- Cover mushrooms with a damp cloth or keep them in a paper bag with holes poked in the bag for ventilation.This will keep them dry
Preserve dry fruits and sugar - Put a couple of cloves to the container of the dry fruits & of sugar
Preserve coriander leaves - Keep them in a muslin cloth bag in the refrigerator. They will remain fresh for a longer time
Green chilies -While storing green chilies, remove the stems. This will help them to stay fresh for long
Preserve Lemon by rubbing a little coconut oil on them and place them in an open tray in the refrigerator. They will keep them fresh for atleast 10 days
If Grinder is Dirty-- run a piece of bread through it before you wash it
If your Omelet Pan is Sticky-- Don't use soap and water on it now. Pour a small mound of salt in it and scrub it with a paper towel moistened with cooking oil. Wipe it out with a clean paper towel
If Bottles are Dirty-- If the bottle brush just doesn't cut it, fill the bottle half-full of warm soapy water and add a handful of split peas. Shake vigorously
To get rid of the white residue on glasses after washing them in the dishwasher, run the dishwasher with glasses only and one cup of vinegar
To clean oil containers or flasks without a mess, add bits of old newspapers, a little soap powder and water, shake well and then clean it with water.The container will sparkle like new
If Aluminumware is Stained or darkened --Boil 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar in 1 quart of water for 10 minutes to lighten darkened aluminum