Dear Heloise: To hold garlic or onion powder from clumping, retailer within the fridge. Years of working in industrial kitchens taught me this handy trace. – John L., Bethlehem, Conn.
Dear Heloise: To clear a microwave oven, dampen a paper towel or a dish fabric. Place on a microwave-safe plate and warmth on excessive for a few minute. Carefully use the new towel to wash the within of your microwave. – Isiah B., Suncook, N.H.
Isiah, I’ve all the time poured a few cup and a half of water, with just a little vinegar, in a bowl or measuring cup, positioned it inside the microwave and heated the microwave on excessive and even medium warmth for about one minute. Then I wipe down the within of the microwave. Either of our strategies work effectively. – Heloise
BAKING SODA USES
Dear Heloise: I had a pamphlet of concepts for makes use of of baking soda, however it has disappeared! I believe my daughter might need taken it when she moved to her personal place. How can I get this handy pamphlet once more? It had so many nice concepts for makes use of with baking soda, however I don’t keep in mind all of them, and I miss the recipes, particularly for the Pumpkin Bread. How can I get one other pamphlet? – Courtney L., Butte, Mont.
Courtney, you may order a brand new “Heloise’s Baking Soda Hints and Recipes” pamphlet. Just go to www.Heloise.com, or ship $5, together with a stamped (75 cents), self-addressed, lengthy envelope to: Heloise/Baking Soda, P.O. Box 795001, San Antonio, TX 78279-5001.
This pamphlet is a must have for anybody who enjoys saving money and time. – Heloise
Dear Heloise: I hate breakfast. I merely can’t work up an urge for food within the morning, and but all I ever hear is how essential breakfast is. To me, a cup of espresso is sufficient. However, by mid-morning I’m hungry and often find yourself munching on junk meals. Any trace on how you can fight this behavior? – Brianna, Dallas
Brianna, in the event you’re not hungry within the morning however have time to have a cup of espresso, strive including only one piece of toast or a bit of fruit. Since your physique will get hungry mid-morning, pack one thing you may take with you, reminiscent of an apple or a packet of raisins and nuts as an alternative of a pastry or a sweet bar. You’ll be maintaining a healthy diet and satisfying your starvation. – Heloise
Dear Heloise: I discovered that utilizing fairly, light-weight dish towels is much simpler than napkins. I discovered some very enticing ones in a greenback retailer and used them for our final summer time barbecue and once more at a household gathering. They’re bigger than napkins, and I discovered they’re extra absorbent, too. Everyone preferred them higher than a serviette that hardly covers an individual’s lap. – June H., Anderson, S.C.
Dear Heloise: Do you could have a pamphlet on weight-reduction plan? I have to lose about 40 kilos. – Helen G., Jonesboro, Ark.
Helen, no I don’t have a pamphlet on that topic. But in case you are severe about weight reduction, I hope you’ll see a health care provider who will help you shed these additional kilos. – Heloise
Hints from Heloise run often in Lifestyles. Readers could ship a touch to Heloise, P.O. Box 795000, San Antonio, Texas 78279-5000, fax it to 210-HELOISE, or e-mail: [email protected] Letters gained’t be answered personally.