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Sweeping up solutions!

February 2, 2018

Did you know you may ripen bananas by wrapping them in a wet paper towel and putting them in a brown paper bag?

Did you know you may ripen bananas in a fruit bowl on the counter if you just place apples with the bananas?

Did you know that you should not wash strawberries until you are ready to use them?

Did you know that when choosing a coconut make sure it is heavy and that you can hear the sound of liquid when you shake it? If the eyes are damp do not buy it.

Did you know that you may get rid of the odors in your microwave just by combining the juice from a lemon with a cup of water and microwave it for about 10 minutes?

Did you know a small amount of salt will make a grapefruit taste sweeter?

Did you know you may get more juice from your lemons by merely soaking the lemons in hot water for 15 minutes and roll them under the palm of your hand before squeezing?

Did you know that if you need just a few drops of lemon juice just poke a fork into the whole lemon and squeeze out what you need?

Did you know you can eat papaya seeds and be used as a garnish for fruit salad or to make salad dressings?

Did you know you may remove the odor of garlic or onion off your hands by just rubbing them on the sink faucet or any stainless steel bowl?

Did you know you can crisp cut up greens by soaking them in cold water for 15 to 20 minutes?

Did you know you should line the crisper bins of your refrigerator with a few paper towels to absorb the moisture?

Do you hate to cook beans because of the gas? Try to de-gas them by soaking overnight with fennel seeds.

Did you know you should always cover your work surface with wax paper before cutting beets? Learned through error!


Remember, these are just tips. Use at your own discretion.