Keep raspberries fresh!
- To keep raspberries (or any fresh berry) fresh and firm, rinse them in 1 part vinegar to 10 parts water and then refrigerate. - Shaun J. - Alma, WI
Keep sandwiches fresh. Another use for coffee filters!
- Before wrapping in plastic or foil, put sandwich in a cone-shaped coffee filter. No more soggy bread!
How to Crack a Coconut. Easily remove meat from a fresh coconut
- To easily crack a coconut and get the meat out, a native of Hawaii told me to freeze it over night. Then, holding it over a bowl, whack it across the middle of its “face” (if you look at one end, you will see “eyes” and a “nose”) with the blunt end of a cleaver. The milk will drain into the bowl. The meat will come easily free of the shell!