| Weekly Quick & Easy Tips #5|
What is the preferable oil?
Olive Oil is preferred because it is rich in monounsaturated fat and has between 30 and 40 different antioxidants. When using for salads, try and use a good quality extra virgin olive oil. The stronger the flavor, the less you have to use. If salad greens are dried well after washing, less dressing is needed.
How can I cook hamburgers faster?
If you make a few punctures in the burgers before cooking them, it will allow the heat to circulate more evenly.
What foods or beverages do I avoid for insomnia?
Believe it or not, the most common cause of insomnia is caffeine. After 4 pm, avoid tea, coffee, and cola drinks, or anything else with caffeine in it.
How can I make potatoes crisp and brown?
Bathe the peeled potatoes in hot water for a while, pat dry and pierce all over with a fork before placing them in the hot grease.
How can I get my artichokes to not turn black when I peel them?
Immediately after you peel them, submerge them in 2 quarts of water acidulated with ½ cup of wine vinegar. Cooking it in acidulated water will also help.
How do I keep tomato paste from molding?
After opening the jar, turn it upside down in the refrigerator