We have all been thru situations where we have either ended up with wilted lettuce or cilantro and really want to and it seems criminal to trash and waste OR let the cilantro out on the counter too long and it just looks dead…in either situation, this tip is really handy and simple."How to Crisp up Wilted Greens – Tuesday Tip"
Pomegranates or Anaar (in Hindi) are fruits that not just have a visual appeal but for so good for your health. They are very high in anti-oxidants and also Vitamin C with absolutely zero fat or cholesterol. It is beautiful looking tropical fruit that is very versatile and great in salads, drinks, reductions, deserts and savory dishes. Here is a quick look at how to most effectively de-seed a Pomegranate. Enjoy!"How to De-seed a Pomegranate (Anaar)"
When we showed you how to store sheets, we had so many requests asking to show “How to Fold Fitted Sheets”! We will take the mystery out of it, follow this step-by-step video and the process will be crystal clear. Here’s to well-folded sheets 🙂 Click here to watch the video on “How to store Sheets”"Tip Tuesday – Folding Fitted Sheets"
It’s as easy as 1-2-3, Caramelize Almonds, Walnuts, Pecans or any other nuts and get that fantastic crunch, texture and the right amount of sweetness at home. This recipe explains how simple it can be. Make a batch and store it and use as needed on desserts, Ice-Creams, parfaits, salads or just jazz up your plain bowl of yogurt. Have a great crunchy day! Enjoy the video and don’t forget to subscribe to our channel…"Tip Tuesday – How to Caramelize Almonds (and other nuts)"
Every once in a while we need to peel Garlic and it is hard and tedious to do so and not to forget the garlic odor in the hands that lingers on for days…. Here is a cool tip you can do yourself or get folks around you to help you out with…shake it a few times and watch the magic!"Tip Tuesday – Peeling Large Quantities of Garlic"
Many households have silver items in one form or another. Whether it is silverware, puja items or decorative things (to name a few), if you are one of those households that hide silver because it has become dark and tarnished over time, watch this week’s Tip Tuesday! Learn how to make a homemade silver polish or cleaner with common household ingredients."Homemade Silver Cleaner – Cleaning Tarnished Silver"
Here is a great way to store ginger for a long time and use as and when needed. Buy it in bulk, when on sale and store it quickly and easily. Another tip, take a chunk of frozen ginger and allow it to defrost and then just squeeze the juice out just as you would for a lime or a lemon 🙂"Tip – Ginger-on-demand"
After having slogged in the kitchen to get a great fresh meal ready, the last thing you want to have linger on you is the GARLIC SMELL! It’s great to eat and we just can’t skimp on it in our meals but don’t think we like it as a perfume and have to smell it on our hands for days to come 😉 Quick trick to get rid of that lingering garlic perfume!"Garlicky Hands – Tuesday Tip"
The unbearable and frustrating act of peeling a mound of Pearl Onions and Garlic can be very intimidating…almost to the point that you “never ever” want to have Onion Sambar again! Watch the video and learn a cool and easy trick that is just makes the whole process actually fun (oops, did I say that out loud?) 😉 Thanks Elora Sharlin, for sharing this with us and our viewers!"Peeling Garlic and Pearl Onions – Tuesday Tip"
Every parent knows what it is like to have kids who get hold of pens and the only place they can express their artistic talent is the couch!! If your kids are older, you can laugh at the incident now but at that time…well, it probably tested your patience 😉 ! We are not suggesting that it is okay for the kids to do that but here is a solution incase that ever happens…now breathe…"Removing Ink Stains – Tip"
Who wants to store a bunch of different types of Sooji (suji, semolina)? Watch this Tip Tuesday video for a quick remedy. Update: Unfortunately we did not win the Food Network Challenge but are ever so grateful and touched by the support of our viewers who wished us the best and went in and made sure that they vote everyday! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts and we truly do feel like winners.…"Coarse vs Fine Sooji Tip"
Curry Leaves are an important part of Indian cooking and quite a few of us take pride in the fact that we have one (or two or three…) at home. Yes, Hetal and I are very proud owners of quite a few of them and treat them like our babies. Taking them indoors during the winter months, feeling sad every time the leaves don’t look green enough, the excitement when there is a new plant……"Curry Leaf Plant (Kadi Patta) Fertilizer"