We know how busy life can get—kids, work, family, friends … sometimes just getting dinner on the table is a Herculean feat! So in an effort to save our readers some time, effort, and money here are a few tips, tricks, and hacks that might come in handy in your busy world!
STUFFIN’ MUFFINS! Bake stuffing in muffin tins to make lots of single servings.
USE PUMPKINS AS BOWLS.
DON’T THROW PICKLE BRINE AWAY! Add depth of flavor to dishes like casseroles, stews, tuna salad, or a Bloody Mary. It makes a great base for a vinaigrette or marinade. Re-use it by pickling onions, hard-boiled eggs, or even canned vegetables.
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SOMETHING FUN AND FESTIVE for the holidays … taco bars will feed a lot of folks and it’s economical too!
POACH A DOZEN EGGS AT A TIME in a muffin tin. Fill each muffin cup with a tablespoon of water, then crack an egg in each cavity. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 13 minutes.
If you have a large batch of WHOLE POTATOES to cook, run them through the dishwasher; it will clean them as well as loosen the skins to make peeling easier.