Improper measuring is probably the number one reason recipes fail. Flour is crucial to the structure of baked goods; if you add too much flour your product will be tough and dry. If you use too little flour, your product will collapse when it comes out of the oven and have wet spots and dense layers.Read more
Freezing fresh cherries for later use keeps the sweet taste of summer around. And it's super easy to do—all you need is a freezer. You can eat them straight out of the freezer for a cooling snack on a sweltering summer day. Frozen cherries also work as a natural thickener in smoothies (the same way ice thickens a blended drink). But adding frozen cherries to baked goods might just be the best use of all. For muffins, bread, and pies, frozen cherries provide the same sweetness of fresh and no defrosting is needed. Cherry pie anyone?Read more
When fresh peppers are in season, they're quite inexpensive, so buying the sweet surplus is a great idea. Also, if you have a garden, pepper plants are quite the producers, with a dozen or more peppers per plant. If you find yourself with too many peppers in your kitchen and not enough recipes to use them in but plenty of space in your freezer, the best course of action is to freeze them for later use.Read more
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