Tip of the Week

Kitchen Hints

  • Peel your bananas the way the monkeys do it—from the bottom up—so you don’t get those little strings. Also, take the bunches apart when you get them home—they’ll last longer.
  • Sweet peppers with three bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating. Peppers with four bumps are firmer and better for cooking.
  • If measuring something sticky, like peanut butter, first rinse your measuring cup with hot water—the peanut butter will slide right out!
  • To easily chop dried fruits, place them in the fridge for ½ hour first, then cut them with a knife dipped in hot water.

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