Tips and Tricks

Freezing Roasted Red Peppers Use your outdoor grill or broil in your oven red peppers, turning until all sides are blackened and blisters. Immediately put them in a brown bag and close tightly. After 20 minutes peel the skin off, remove the seeds, freeze on a cookie sheet then store in freezer bags. Enjoy all winter.

Tomato Paste tips For less waste, open both ends of the can and push out. As many recipes call for such a small amount of tomato paste, freeze leftover paste on a cookie sheet by tablespoon then store in freezer bag.

Whiter & fluffier rice Add 1 tsp lemon juice to 1 quart of cooking water.

Healthy French Fries Tastier frozen french fries done in the oven, place fries in a bowl with a small amount of oil (about one tbsp), toss to coat then lay on a cookie sheet and bake in preheated 450°F for 20-25 minutes, turning potatoes once during baking