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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, March 28, 2013

Kitchen Quick Tips - Storing Fresh Berries

kitchen quick tips
Swirl fresh berries in a solution of 1 part vinegar to 10 parts water before refrigerating to prevent the berries from getting moldy or soft.


2 food lovers commented:

LindaG said...

That's a great tip, GG! Does it work for any berries, or is it better for one than another?

Garden Gnome said...

Hi Linda :) This tip will work for any berries. The vinegar kills off the nasties that can cause berries to mold.