We use and abuse our chopping boards everyday but it is important to give them some ‘tender loving care’ every once in a ways. Here is an easy trick that can keep them looking clean and sanitized as well."Cleaning Chopping Boards – Tip Tuesday"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"