Various Old Food Tips - Categories:

Helpful HintsFood Tips
To Top

Various Old Food Tips

These are interesting food tips from an old book:

  • Asparagus will retain it's beautiful green if cooked uncovered in an open saucepan with water to cover. Asparagus water is full of vitamins and can be served separately.
    Ad

  • When opening a an of asparagus, turn the can upside down and open the bottom end first, as the tips are at the top of the can and can be easily broken.

  • If you wish to speed up the task of shelling lima beans, put the pods in a shallow pan and pour very hot water over them. After 3 minutes turn them into a colander and cool them quickly by letting cold water run over them. When dried, either by a paper towel or cloth, the lima beans will shell as easily as peas.

  • Cook string beans whole whenever possible and in very little fast boiling water. This will help retain much of the mineral and vitamin content.

  • When cooking dried beans to be baked, to eliminate distress after eating them, parboil for a few minutes using about a teaspoon of baking soda in the water in which they are boiled. The gas that causes distress will be eliminated.

Comments

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
Categories
Food and Recipes Food Tips Helpful HintsSeptember 26, 2002
Guides
Woman Holding Her Mouth With Chili Pepper
Stopping the Burn from Spicy Food
Pet Food in Bowl
Buying Pet Food
Ring of old keys.
Uses for Old Keys
More
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on August 18, 2016 at 4:42:13 PM on 10.0.0.123 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!