Substitution for Baking Soda?
I have a basic sugar cookie recipe. For every 2 cups of flour, 1/2 t. baking powder plus 1/4 c. milk is the leavening. The substitution is 1 t. baking soda plus 1/2 c. sour cream (buttermilk, yogurt). Baking soda needs a teeny bit of acid to leaven.
Freezing Luncheon Meat and Cheese?
I have successfully frozen hard cheeses in their original packaging. Cream cheeses dont seem to like the freezer, though, so if they seem to be at the end of their life span in the refrigerator, I stir them into potatoes, scambled eggs, or bread dough.
Warming Up a Previously Cooked Turkey?
I feel for you, sister! Think about this suggestion. I successfully steam my leftovers, especially meats, using anything from my small vegetable steamer to my huge crockpot with a rack over the water. I think if you halve or quarter the bird (depending on its...
Tablespoons of Butter in One Half Cup?
8 tbsp. = 1/2 c. 2 tbsp. = 1 oz. If you use butter sticks as opposed to butter in the tub, one stick of butter is 1/2 cup is 8 tbsp.
Keeping Sheets and Bedclothes From Sliding On The Bed?
I purchased a huge (8x10) rug pad from my local discount store. Wal-Mart may also sell them. Then I draped it over the mattress cover. Then I put the bottom sheet on the bed, using those elastic strips that have clips at each end. The clips look like those...