Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Tip To Water Indoor Plants And Don’t Waste Water

Tip To Water Indoor Plants And Don't Waste Water

After boiling pasta or potatoes, cool the water and use it to water indoor plants. This “starchy” water contains lots of nutrients for your plants.

Tip : What To Store On The Counter And What To Put Away In The Fridge

Tip : What To Store On The Counter And What To Put Away In The Fridge

Tip For Storing Fresh Italian Parsley

Tip For Storing Fresh Italian Parsley

Store the fresh Italian parsley in a jar of water as you would with fresh flowers. Remember to change the water and trim the stems daily, and it will last longer than stored in the refrigerator.

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

What’s better than a glass of refreshing homemade lemonade to beat the heat?
Quick, simple and delicious…enjoy 😉


3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water (for the syrup)
1 cup lemon juice (about 5 lemons)
4 cups cold water


In a small saucepan heat sugar and water until the sugar is completely dissolved. Allow the syrup to cool.
With a juicer, squeeze out the juice from 5 lemons.
Pour the syrup and the lemon juice into a pitcher.
Add 4 cups of cold water and stir vigorously.
Refrigerate for an hour.
Serve cold with ice cubes and lemon slices.

Tip To Prevent Dripping Popsicle and Ice-Cream

Tip To Prevent Ice Cream Or Popsicles From Dripping

Put a cupcakes liner through the stick to catch popsicle and ice-cream drips.

Tip For Enhancing The Flavor Of Your Minestrone

Tip For Enhance The Flavor Of Your Minestrone

Enhance the flavor of your homemade minestrone dropping a rind of Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano into the soup pot.

Tip To Cut Potatoes Into Wedges

Tip To Cut Potatoes Into Wedges

Use an apple slicer to easily cut potatoes into wedges .