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General Cooking Tips

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  • Peel a banana from the bottom and you won't have to pick the little stringy things off of it. That's how the primates do it.
  • Teach your guests this great way to keep young kids involved in the fun when ordering Chinese take-out: give the kids the bamboo tongs to use as chopsticks! Bamboo tongs are easier for little hands to grasp and create less mess.
  • Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.
  • Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold!
  • A green bell pepper has 2 times as much vitamin C as an orange, but red and yellow peppers have 4 times as much! peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating.
  • Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking.
  • Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef. It will help pull the grease away from the meat while cooking.
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