- Avoid long, uninterrupted use of your blender. Such misuse
can overheat the motor and possibly cause a breakdown.
- Keep the mixing bowl from slipping on the countertop when
using a handheld mixer by putting a rubberised mat or a
damp cloth underneath it.
- Place a piece of plastic wrap over the top of your processor's
bowl before you put on the lid. After processing, you'll
discover that the usually splatter-splashed lid is spotless.
- Dispel offensive odours from your microwave by placing
a thick slice of lemon on a paper towel and microwaving
it on high for about a minute and a half.
To avoid browning of apples after cutting, apply a little
lemon juice on the cut surface. The apples will stay and
look fresh for a longer time.
While boiling milk, always add a little water in the
vessel to avoid milk from sticking to the bottom.
You can also leave a spoon in the vessel in which the
milk is being boiled at low heat so that it does not get
burnt at the bottom.
Keep coriander leaves in a muslin cloth bag, in the
refrigerator. They will remain fresh for a longer time.
- Add a tablespoon of hot oil to homemade pastes of garlic,
ginger or green chilli, along with salt to make it
last longer and taste fresher.
- Remove the stems of green chillies while storing them.
This will help them stay fresh for long.
- Store raisins in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
They will stay fresh for much longer.
- While using ginger and garlic paste in curries, always
use garlic at 60% ratio and ginger at 40% as ginger is very
strong and will make your dish sharp and pungent.