Mix Good Soda With BadI can't really tell the difference between diet Coke and Pepsi - or even the inexpensive Shasta brand - but my husband bought another one - and it tasted like root beer!
Making a Dish Less SaltyHow do I make my dish less salty?
Soften Stale BreadHow do you soften stale bread?
Frozen Corn Tastes Too SweetI recently froze some fresh corn. It is cut off the cob. I followed the recipe, but it is too sweet when cooked. My request is, can someone tell me what to do to make it less sweet tasting?
Softening Hard BreadHow do I soften hard bread?
Refreshing Carbonated BeveragesRefreshing Carbonated Beverages. Carbonated soda that has gone flat can be rejuvenated by mixing it 50/50 with freshly opened fizzy soda. . .
Lemon Pie Turned Out WateryThe one and only Lemon Pie my daughter made turned out watery. Tasted fabulous but very watery. Now, why was that and what can she do to prevent it from happening again?
Extra Liquid in Pork and BeansWhen you have pork and beans and there is too much liquid, just toss in a cut up potato or two. No waste and more food for all...
Chili With Too Much OreganoI have too much oregano in my chili. What can I do?
Making Limp Carrots CrispIf you have carrots that are older and limp just soak them for about 30 minutes in cold water. They will be crisp again!
Blackened RollsIf you accidentally burn the top of your bread rolls when warming or baking then, rub the blackened part on a cheese grater. Works great!
Refreshing Stale RollsStale rolls? Don't throw them out, spray them lightly with water, place them in a paper bag or wrap in foil, and warm them in a 375 degrees oven for about 5 minutes.
Just wanted to say "thank you"I just want to say thank you so much for all of the quick and simple recipes that everyone submits. I care for my uncle 24/7 that lives with me. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's last year, and, depending on the kind of day he is having, I don't always have time to cook up a large meal. The recipes submitted here are quick, easy and nutritious. You guys don't know how much I appreciate you and your recipes.
Jenny in KY
More Fresh Grapes Than You Can Eat?Store some in wine in a jar and refrigerate. Then add to fresh fruit salads ... just not too many!
Solution For Stale PoppyseedCan I take the staleness out of poppyseed? If not, will birds eat it?
Holly, Prince George BC
Too Much SaltIf you get happy with the salt shaker and your vegetables taste too salty, just add a whole peeled potato to the boiling water, let boil for an additional 10-15 minutes and then remove the potato. (the potato absorbs the salt)
Repairing Food at Ichef.comThis site has a wonderful resource for fixing various dishes. It is organized from A to Z by food name and then lists the problem along with a solution.
Sweetening Plain OatmealTo sweeten plain oatmeal, add miniature marshmallows instead of or in addition to sugar.
Stale Cake TreatSlightly older cake can turn into a new and wonderful trifle. Cut into cubes, and layer with any combination of fruit, whipped cream, pudding, Cool Whip, liquors. With whipped cream and liquor how can you go wrong?