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Never again burnt pudding
October 2019

Never again burnt pudding

When cooking custard, the milk never burns again when you sprinkle the sugar into the pot with the milk (not as it says on the pack: mix the sugar with a little milk and the custard powder). So: a...

Milk does not boil over
October 2019

Milk does not boil over

Warming milk for a latte or hot cocoa in the pot is very fast, sometimes too fast. Because quickly the milk settles on the bottom of the pot or cooks over. You can avoid both with the following tips:...

Saving pots save
October 2019

Saving pots save

Canned food can not be heated directly in the can, because otherwise the can bursts or melts the coating on the inside of the can. Tipped into a pot it usually burns, because you are surfing...

Save energy when cooking with two pots
October 2019

Save energy when cooking with two pots

For some time I cook with a stove in two pots at the same time. The idea came to me watching a cooking show as someone melted chocolate there (pot in pot method). So if I have Potatoes are cooked,...

Simple and economical splash guard for hand blender / blender
October 2019

Simple and economical splash guard for hand blender / blender

I just take a sheet of kitchen paper and cut it up to the middle with the kitchen scissors. Then at the end of the cut, I do a cross cut (ie, a Schnips left and right, which is not absolutely...

Make liquid pudding firm again
October 2019

Make liquid pudding firm again

Liquid pudding - cause It may happen that pudding, which is on its way to becoming firm, gets liquid again. This can go so far as to give it a watery texture. This can be caused by snacking or quasi...

Preheat several plates in the microwave
October 2019

Preheat several plates in the microwave

For the pre-heating of plates, I have always used a plate warmer. However, this is not exactly economical in energy consumption, takes a long time and heats the plate edge almost more than the...

Soak dry bread more quickly
October 2019

Soak dry bread more quickly

This tip comes from a resourceful man - since I know him (both the man and the tip ;-)) - I just do it this way: You want to spontaneously prepare a dish for a soaked roll is needed - but time is...

When does vitamin C (ascorbic acid) break down while cooking?
October 2019

When does vitamin C (ascorbic acid) break down while cooking?

Again and again, I read here the "horror morbid" that vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is "killed" when cooking the fruits or vegetables that contain vitamin C. That's not quite true. First of all,...

Boil eggs while cooking boiled potatoes
October 2019

Boil eggs while cooking boiled potatoes

If you are preparing a dish with boiled potatoes and you want hard-boiled eggs (for example, a potato salad with egg), you can put the eggs in the boiled potato water and cook for 7 minutes. This...