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June 2004 NEW VENUE
Cookbook (1999) Edition
Shortcuts and Hints:
When making gelatin, stir the powder and hot liquid with a
slotted spoon. This keeps clumps of powder from sticking to the side of the
dish. (Also works with any gravy, rue, etc.)
Store toothpicks in an empty spice bottle with a shake top
and screw-on lid. It's easy to remove the lid and gently shake out a
toothpick through the holes when you need one. They're always clean and
To keep potatoes from sprouting before you can use them,
put an apple in the bag of potatoes.
Adding a marshmallow to the top of each cupcake during the
last two minutes of baking makes a quick frosting.
Slicing meat is easier if you freeze it first for about an
Adding a sheet of tinfoil under the napkin in your
breadbasket keeps the bread warm longer.
Pretzel stick are a nice alternative to toothpicks for
spearing meatball appetizers.