Quickly Husk Garlic

To quickly husk a garlic clove, cut it in half lengthwise with a sharp knife. If the husk still does not come off, quarter the clove. Emily

Making Cubed Chicken

An easy way to have cooked, cubed chicken on hand for recipes, is to simmer boneless skinless chicken breasts in water seasoned with salt, pepper and your favorite seasonings. When cooked through, (meat is no longer pink), cool and cut into cubes. Separate into 1 cup...

Thaw Before Cooking

Always thaw frozen meat completely before placing it in a slow cooker. Whole roasts and poultry should be cut in half or into smaller pieces to ensure thorough cooking. Thaw meats in the refrigerator over-night or under cold water. Never thaw meats at room...

Cornbread Cubes

When making corn bread stuffing, one 8×8-inch square pan of cornbread will yield about 9 cups of cornbread cubes. After baking the cornbread, allow it to cool, cut into squares and cut the squares into cubes. Cornbread cubes can be frozen until ready to...

Celery Keeper

To keep celery crisp, remove it from the store bag, wrap in paper towel and again in aluminum foil. When needed, remove the amount your recipe calls for, re-wrap the rest and return to the refrigerator. It will stay fresh much...