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Recycled Aluminum Can for Flour Measuring

I make a lot of homemade bread so I buy flour in bulk. To make measuring easier I keep a mandarin orange can in my flour container. It measures 2 cups and has grooves inside at the 1/2 and 1 cup level. I took a marker and drew a line around the inside of the can at those levels for a quick measure.


Source: Lucky accident on my part.

By Latrtatr from LC, NE

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November 21, 20090 found this helpful

That is too cool! Very smart and inventive. Before yogurt cups went from 8 oz. to 6 oz., you could get a lot of help from those little guys.

When I get a lot of bulk foods, I separate what I buy so I can grab it and go. How much do you usually use for mac and cheese? Put that much in a tin or pringle can, etc.

Do you make a pie each week? How about separating the flour you need and keeping that in the pantry. I pre-mix my coatings for chicken and fish, and keep that in old mayo jars so I can see what is inside. This was a great idea!

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November 22, 20090 found this helpful

I am a great believer in recycling. I use the small pineapple can for a biscuit cutter. Just cut both ends and wash thoroughly. There are other sizes for smaller biscuits or cookies I also save my small yogurt cups for planting seeds for spring crops.Of course you have to start the seedling in late winter.

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