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We were at a party the other day and the hostess had put her condiments into muffin tins, with a spoon for serving. It was a great idea. She had sliced onions in one, tomatoes in another, pickles, ketchup, and mustard. It was really easy for serving.
By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario
Taco Night? Turn your muffin tin upside down and place the shells in between the cups. They will stand erect and let your guests fill them up! I have gone to the Dollar store and purchased small muffin tins, once for each member of the family.
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By Jackie from Aurora, Colorado
If you grow zucchini, you may have some extra that you would want to freeze. Use a muffin tin to freeze your shredded zucchini into small portions. This is a guide about use muffin tins to freeze shredded zucchini.
This is a guide about crafts using muffin tins. These baking pans can be useful for organizing craft and paint supplies and creating unique decorations.
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I have two nonstick muffin pans that have rusted. I hate to throw them away. Any ideas what i can do with them? Thanks.
You could use them for seedlings or as an organizer for nuts/bolts, etc.
If they are just a little rusted, I would just use them with paper cupcake liners.
could they still be used for cupcakes with liners?
You could spray paint it if you want it to look nice and let the kids use them for mixing paint colors. You could also use it to carry several cups of coffee when attending office meetings.
I glued spanish moss in each cup. Then added minature eggs to 4 of them and put 4 plastic canvas chickens in the other ones. Hung it on my kitchen wall and have had lots of requests to make them. Really cute.
plant flowers/herbs in them
OK spray easy off... covering the pans completely.... spray lots... place inside a plasic bag. let sit for mmmm 45 minutes to an hour.... rinse and scrub with green scratch pad. repeat as needed until they are as clean as you like.... this also works on those pans that are "brown" from years of use. makes them look brand new! Be sure to NOT let the easy off dry on the pan. it is extremely hard to get off if it does. after cleaning spray lightly with pam and bake at 325 for 5 or so minutes then rewash as normal all will be right with your world
They're great as sorting trays for beads, etc. My son uses them for counting practice. They're also good for holding change at garage sales.
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A quick, hands free way to fill taco shells is to simply turn a cupcake/muffin tin upside down, place the taco shell in between the cups and 'filler up'. ;-)
By Deeli from Richland, WA
Hey, that is a great idea, thanks. (01/04/2010)
I just fixed tacos a few nights ago - too bad I didn't read this sooner; a wonderful idea. (01/08/2010)