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Pesto lasts longer with olive oil
November 2019

Pesto lasts longer with olive oil

I like to buy some larger pesto glasses, as they are cheaper than several small glasses. To enjoy the pesto to the last spoon, without it dries or molds, I drip a little olive oil on the mass,...

Pre-cooked preserves longer in the fridge
November 2019

Pre-cooked preserves longer in the fridge

Pre-cooked meals, soups or side dishes (which of course are already cooled down to room or cellar temperature), I then put in the refrigerator, WITHOUT covering them immediately. I only cover them...

Cool food, etc. - when traveling in motels without a fridge
November 2019

Cool food, etc. - when traveling in motels without a fridge

Unfortunately there is no heading "traveling" and I have not found a better category. When I travel in the US, I mostly cook myself and have my food with me. When staying for example Unfortunately,...

Organize and arrange fridge
November 2019

Organize and arrange fridge

I can hardly judge if this tip is trivial and everyone does it anyway, or if it really helps someone. Although I'm a pretty decent person, for years I did not think about keeping my fridge clean...

Dairy products last longer than indicated in the best before date ...
November 2019

Dairy products last longer than indicated in the best before date ...

For years, I have been using a simple trick to make dairy products last longer than the MHD indicates. If I put the cups (yoghurt, sweet or sour cream ...) or bowls (cream cheese ...) in the fridge,...

Fresh herbs - keep herbs fresh
November 2019

Fresh herbs - keep herbs fresh

I used to put my fresh cut herbs in a glass of water to keep them fresh. From the professional chef of a starred restaurant, I got the tip, the herbs z. B. parsley, after thorough washing just in a...

Store sausage or cheese packs hygienically
November 2019

Store sausage or cheese packs hygienically

If you buy sausage or cheese today, you usually get them in packs that can be resealed. Unfortunately, the re-closing sometimes does not work so well. Of course you can transfer everything in plastic...

Keep the butter outside the refrigerator cool
November 2019

Keep the butter outside the refrigerator cool

Sometimes, before a party, my husband stands in front of the fridge and looks for space for a champagne bottle: "Like, butter in the fridge ?!" it is called then. So I take out my butter packets...

Keep cut lemons
November 2019

Keep cut lemons

After I scoured FM, but found nothing on the subject, here is a simple solution: Again and again it happens that you need a small amount of lemon and then the rest of the lemon is around and spoils...

Keep open cream cups in the fridge
November 2019

Keep open cream cups in the fridge

I do not tear open the cream cup, but make with the fingernail, a small narrow hole in the edge of the lid. (One can also take a dipper whose finger nail is too unhygienic). When the cup tilts, only...