Want to save money and go green all in one shot? Reuse that pasta sauce bottle to store some spices! It’s a great idea to reuse some of the glass jars we tend to throw out, but watch out…moisture is your enemy! Watch this week’s Tip Tuesday video."Reuse Glass Jars – Go Green!"
So many recipes call for bread crumbs but sometimes we just don’t have them sitting around in our pantry. Making your own home made bread crumbs is a fabulous idea for convenience, to save money and to use up a lot of bread you may have sitting around. Watch this video and learn two different ways to make breadcrumbs at home."Homemade Bread Crumbs (Breadcrumbs)"
Buying a whole head of lettuce is so much cheaper than out of a bag! But what should you do to extend the life of that whole head tha you bring home? Here we show you a way of extending the life of the leaves. Simple and fun! Enjoy your lettuce for a lot longer…"Storing Lettuce – Household Tip"
For all the pure vegetarians and vegans out there (and people trying to save a few calories or egg or those with egg allergies), this one’s for you! Try this wonderful egg substitute tip the next time you bake or need an egg in a recipe. Of course, you won’t be able to make an omelet, but the possibilities are far and wide."Egg Substitute – Kitchen Tips"
A lot of time we find ourselves with a lot of chillies on hand, either we bought them, grew them or just over-estimated what we need! After doing that comes the hard task of making sure that they don’t go bad, it’s not so hard afterall! Here is a great tip that was shared with us by a viewer, Sini, thanks for sharing!"Storing Chilies"
Don’t be intimadated by this fruit! Grab one and enjoy it to the hilt. We’ll show you exactly what to do with one of these and how to enjoy it. Did we forget to mention that the fresh ones are far better and healthier than the ones from a can! You just can’t go wrong with a pineapple!"Pineapples (How to Pick and Cut)!"
Every morning School Lunch is the foremost thing on any Mom’s mind. We are all looking for something healthy, appealing, nutritious, easy to make in the morning and something that will survive a few hours in the lunch box. Here are some of the ideas and we had help, so thanks for everyone that pitched in. We are always looking for new ideas and would love to hear from you. Tell us what do you…"Lunch Ideas for School and more!"
Great ways to freshen up the pillows and give them a fresh (and extended) life! This tip is great for people who suffer from allergies or if someone with a sickness, freshen them up and get rid of all the bacteria. From Show Me The Curry, we wish you good health."Freshening Pillows – Tuesday Tip"
Kitchen Odors can be very strong, especially so with ethnic foods. Even for people who are used to cooking at home, they can be very embarrassing at times. Even so, we love our ethnic food and can’t be satisfied by any other kind. In order for us to cook and eat what we like, here are some ways from Show Me The Curry to help mask and remove some of the odors (or aromas, if…"Kitchen Odors – Tuesday Tip"
Cleaning your microwave is very important but you don’t want to clean it with a spray that has chemicals. After all, you will be heating your food in the same place. Go Green and use this method that will make you smile and feel good from the inside! Here is ShowMeTheCurry’s take on cleaning your microwave: Method: 1. Take a microwave safe mug or a bowl. 2. Fill it up to 3/4th of the way…"Cleaning the Microwave – Tuesday Tip"
There is just no point crying about the dosa sticking to the tawa. And of course it will happen when you have a group of hungry mouths to feed! Now all you have to do is watch this video and learn how not to get dosa sticking to your cast iron pan or tawa. This tip is very simple to use. Another day and another beautiful dosa, life is good!"Sticky Dosa Tawa"
Here are some different ways to make use of the egg slicer. Few of the things on our list are: Strawberries Olives Mushrooms Paneer Grapes Egg (ofcourse) Any others that you can think of, please share them with us. We would love to add on to that list!"Creative Uses of an Egg Slicer – Tuesday Tip"
Don’t we all just love Strawberries! Unfortunately, just a few days in the fridge, they start looking limp, losing color, softening up and overall….just not as pretty as when we bought them. Here is our tip to enjoy your strawberries a little longer and have them still look inviting. Enjoy your summer:) Method: 1. Take a ziplock bag and line it with paper-towel. 2. Put the Strawberries in the paper-towel lined pocket. 3. Take all…"Stretching the Shelf-life of a Strawberry Tip"
What a busy world we live in today! Sometimes just getting a hot meal on the table is hard for a lot of us. Preplanning the next days meal and remembering to soak the beans overnight can sounld like an insurmountable task. This Quick Tip will help you take the fear out of pre-planning and fearlessly make the beans without any hesitation. Enjoy your beans today… Method: 1. Wash and rinse the beans. 2. Soak…"Quick Soak Beans Tip"
Avocados are relatively unkown in Indian cooking but all that goodness and wonderful flavor should not be left out of any cuisine or by anybody. Learn to select, peel and pit an Avocado. try the tip on how to store it for a few days with it loosing it’s color… Enjoy this gorgeous fruit and it’s unique buttery flavor!"Avocado Tips"
I hate ironing clothes! When the clothes are done in the dryer, I pull them out immediately and smooth out the wrinkles and fold. Ironing ONLY when I have to (sure call me lazy!) and then there are days when I forget and the clothes have been in the dryer for hours (or days…)"Clothes Dryer Tip"