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Cook ingredients that you are used to cooking by other techniques, such as fish, chicken, or hamburgers. In other words be comfortable with the ingredients you are using.
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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Kitchen Quick Tips - Leaky Kitchen Tap

kitchen quick tips
A leaky kitchen tap at 1 drop per second wastes more than 25 L of water per day or 9,000 L a year. At our prices (9,000 L = 9 m3, 9 m3 x 0.76 = $6.84) that works out to $6.84 per year. Fixing the tap usually costs nothing more than a washer at about 5¢ so fix the tap and use your water savings to buy extra food for your pantry (eg. savings would put 5 packages of dry pasta in your pantry assuming $1.29 per package).

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