Keep the celery in fridge
Wrap celery in aluminum foil when putting in the refrigerator and it will keep for weeks.
If you have a problem opening jars, try using latex dishwashing gloves, they give a non-slip grip that makes opening easy.
Add 1-2 slices of lemon or a little lemon juice to rice while cooking. It keeps it white and grainy.
To keep cheese from sticking to the grater first spray the grater with non-stick cooking spray – it works a charm!
Discard any mussels the shells of which are open before cooking or closed after cooking.
Corn on the cob
When boiling corn on the cob add a pinch of sugar to help bring out the corn’s natural sweetness.
Do not open the oven door again and again to check the cake as this causes variation in the temperature and hence affects the baking.
Cooling your cakes
Never cool a cake under the fan as this will make the cake hard.
A Dry Cake
Too much baking powder or flour; not enough fat or liquid; too long in the oven.
Preheat the oven
Always preheat the oven at the temperature at which you have to bake your cake for at least 10 minutes.