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Cooking Kitchen Tips

  1. Cooking Kitchen Tips for Sauces :
    • Cooking Kitchen Tips for Instant White Sauce:- Blend together 1 cup soft butter and 1 cup flour.
    • Spread in an ice-cube tray, chill well, cut into 16 cubes before storing in a plastic bag in the freezer.
    • For medium thick sauce, drop 1 cube into 1 cup milk and heat slowly, stirring as it thickens
  2. Cooking Kitchen Tips for Ketchup:
    • To hasten getting ketchup out of a bottle, insert a drinking straw, push it to the bottom of the bottle and then remove.
    • Enough air will be admitted to start an even flow.
    • Preventing skin on sauces and jellies:- Spread a thin layer of melted butter or cream over jellies, puddings and other sauces right after cooking. Stir and all the skin and foam will disappear.
  3. Cooking Kitchen Tips for Salt:
    • Since most recipes call for both salt and pepper, keep a larger shaker filled with a mixture of both . 3/4 salt and 1/4 pepper is a good combination.
    • Soups and stews: Add early
    • Meats: Sprinkle just before taking off the stove.
    • Vegetables: Cook in salted water.
  4. Cooking Kitchen Tips for Too Salty:-
    • For soup and stew, add cut raw potatoes and discard once they have cooked and absorbed the salt.
    • Another remedy is to add a teaspoon of cider vinegar and
      sugar
  5. Cooking Kitchen Tips for Salt Shaker:-
    • Wrap a small piece of aluminium foil tightly around the shaker. The foil is moisture proof and it will keep dampness out of the salt.
    • To prevent clogging, Keep 5 to 10 grains of rice inside your shaker.
  6. Cooking Kitchen Tips for Measuring sticky liquids: Before measuring honey or other syrup, oil the cup with cooking oil and rinse in hot water .
  7. Cutting sticky foods: Before chopping, eg. raisins, flour the pieces in a paper bag. Or, dip your knife in hot water while cutting.
  8. Cooking Kitchen Tips for Sugar:
    • Cooking Kitchen Tips forBrown Sugar: Store in plastic bag. Wrap tightly.
    • Place in coffee tin with snap on lid. Or, store in refrigerator. This diminishes tendency to become rock-like.
    • Too Sweet:-
    • Add salt. Or, if is a main dish or vegetable, add a teaspoon of cider vinegar
    • Rinse the mould dish/pan in cold water and then coat with salad oil. Your mould will drop out easily and will have an appealing lustre.
Sources..

www.idiva.com

www.e-cookbooks.net

www.fatfreekitchen.com

Cooking Kitchen Tips