Category: Kitchen Tips

Keeping Homebaked Breads Fresh

I discovered a great way to keep my fresh baked breads from drying out while recycling plastic at the same time! The grocer had the large Earthbound Farm spinach containers on sale the other week.  It was a great sale so I stocked up knowing I could blanch and freeze the spinach for baking Spinach […]

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Keeping Popped Corn Fresh

Do you ever pop too much popcorn?  I tend to do that from time to time.  I hate to throw it out, especially when I have the salt to butter ratio just right.  Keeping popped popcorn fresh is or was tricky around my house.  Plastic bags work alright when we eat the extra popcorn later […]

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How to Keep Cilantro Fresh

Here’s a quick and easy way to keep cilantro fresh until you need it. First, cut off the dried ends of the stems and discard. Soak cilantro in cool water for 5-10 minutes. Drain the water off and discard old/damaged leaves. Then, give it a couple spins in the salad spinner to remove any extra […]

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