Cooking and Baking Tips

Soups Remove some of the fat in soups by adding a lettuce leaf to the pot. Remove the leaf after fat removal. Place a raw potato in salty soup. The potato will absorb the extra salt.

Do a lot of frying but hate the spattering grease? Sift a little flour (put in a sifter) over the hot fat and the spattering will disappear! Just a little flour else you will have a sloppy mess.

Bacon Minimize bacon shrinkage by running bacon under water before frying. This reduces shrinkage by about 50% Compliments of Food Fun And Facts