Kitchen Tips For Housewife :
Here it is again,our handy hints section, a helping hand from good food when things go wrong.
Peeling for Housewife:
Garlic can be made easy by soaking the flakes in water overnight.
A Thin for Housewife :
Plywood sheet placed behind the gas stove with a colourful poster of vegetables and fruits, will prevent oil stains on the walls besides serving as an educative picture for kids and adding colour to your kitchen.
To prevent insects from creating a havoc in an out door setting, place a garland of onion rings around the light source. The onion smell will keep the insect and flies at bay
you can remove stickers from new vessels with nail polish remover
A thick syrup with jaggery (gur) and add some cut pieces of ginger to it. Dry and use as a carminative.
Ginger-garlic paste, fry ginger and garlic in oil before grinding and store in the same oil.
Perspiration stains from clothes,apply a little ammonia and place the dress in sunlight.
Are tough stains on non stick pan,fill the pan with a cup of water,add half a cup of vinegar and two tablespoons of soda bicarb.Boil for 10 minutes, dry and grease lightly with salad oil.
lemon juice with sugar and a little salt into ice trays to make cubes, which can be used afterwards for obtaining instant lemon juice.
A little boric acid on bathroom tiles before washing for economical,as well as sparkling result.
Way to check if mushrooms are poisinous is to boil them in water to which garlic flakes are added. If the water turns black,it means they are poisonous.
Stains from clothes,apply some glycerine over the stained area and leave it overnight. Next morning wash them in cold water.
A bright coloured satin or silk ribbon on your suitcase handle.You will be able to identify it from a distance on the conveyor belt.
Mixed with rose water and lemon juice is the best remedy for dry skin. While the glycerine retain moisture, the lemon juice cleanses the skin.
You run out of cooking gas, shake the cylinder vigorously and place it horizontally for a minute or two. There will be a little more gas left.
A piece of paper between the last cell and the lid of the torch.This will prevent the cells from leaking.
A greasy aluminum kadai,use sand paper.
Soak urad dal for more than one hour when you are making medu vadas. The vadas will not absorb much oil this way.
A small quantity af scented phenyl in plastic containers and keep them on the window sills of the bedroom, drawing room, bathroom and toilets to keep insects at bay.
Coconut oil from freezing in winter,add eight to 10 drops of castor oil to it.
Rid of flies,spread some jam and baygon crystals on a slice of bread and place it in saucer.All the flies will get attracted to it and die.