Category Archives: Kitchen Tips

Vegetable grilling chart

Artichokes, cut in half lengthwise: 15–20 min. per side, or until base is tender, medium heat. Asparagus: 2-3 min. per side, medium heat. Fresh baby carrots: 3-5 min., turning occasionally, medium heat. Corn on the cob: 20 min., turning occasionally, medium heat. Eggplant, cut eggplant crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices: 8 min., medium heat. Fennel: 8-10 min., medium heat. Leeks: 5 min., medium heat. Mushrooms, such as...
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Tip for celery 

Don't toss out the celery base, you can re-grow celery from it. I put the base in a cup with water and after a couple weeks planted the celery in my garden( you can also plant it in a pot). The same with bock choy, green onions, sweet potatoes. (more…)...
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Clean your kitchen cupboard 

So today's action on the You-app was –  clean through a kitchen cupboard and use up one ingredient from it. So I have idea for you: I have a special box in my kitchen, where I put food that I bought and forget to use. So every time I clean up my cupboards in the kitchen, I find food and...
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How to freeze zucchini

If you plant zucchini, you probably have them coming out of your ears at this point. And if you are thinking what to do with the insane amount of zucchini that are becoming ripe in your garden after cooking so many dishes already,  you can freeze them for the winter season. Cut the zucchini into small-medium bite-size. Blanch them in a boil...
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Using an apple slicer for cutting potatoes

You can use an apple slicer for cutting potatoes too. When I need to fry sliced potatoes, I boil them in the water first for 10-15 min, slice them with the apple cutter, and then bake the potatoes in the oven or deep fry after. If you are cutting the raw potatoes with an apple slicer, cut the potato with...
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