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Old 04-06-2009, 06:02 PM   #1
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Brown sugar is regular sugar with molasses. Instead of buying and storing the more expensive brown sugar, just add 2 Tbs of molasses to a cup of regular sugar. Or if you have a recipe that calls for brown sugar, just use the appropriate amount of regular sugar and molasses.
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When putting spread (i.e. butter or margarine-type stuff) and jam on toast, put the jam first. This way, the spread doesn't melt, and has better "mouth-feel."
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When reheating a hard boiled egg in the microwave. Make sure you don't heat it too long.
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If you love fresh-baked cookies but don't want the temptation of an entire batch at once, scoop the dough out with a scoop just like you were going to bake them, but freeze them on the cookie sheet instead. When they're frozen solid, transfer them to a ziploc bag.

When you're ready for a couple of fresh-baked cookies, just bake a couple at a time in your toaster oven. They can go right from the freezer to the oven, just add a minute or two to the cooking time.
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Tired of the roll of aluminum foil or plastic wrap popping out (and entertaining the cat) when you attempt to tear off a length? Take a look at the two ends of the box and you should find small tabs you press to hold the roll in place.
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No, that would be tinfoil...
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Tired of the roll of aluminum foil or plastic wrap popping out (and entertaining the cat) when you attempt to tear off a length? Take a look at the two ends of the box and you should find small tabs you press to hold the roll in place.
Are these "helpful hints", or "lessons learned"?
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Sometimes you gotta roll with it...
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Wait a minute, isn't today Monday?
So, is your helpful hint "check the calendar"?
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I read that Al lives in an alternate dimension. Thats the rumor anyway.
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So, is your helpful hint "check the calendar"?
Well since I don't know squat about finances, I thought I might be right on this one.....
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Wait a minute, isn't today Monday?
I'm not sure; yes it was Monday, trash and recycle day.
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