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Cooking Tip: Salt should NEVER be added to eggs before cooking, always add at the end. 0

Salt should NEVER be added to eggs before cooking, always add at the end. Why? Because it will dull their color and ruin the texture.

Cooking Tip: Cut off the green shoots on garlic cloves 0

The green shoots on garlic cloves will not enhance your food in any way. They will only make it bitter – so cut those tips off and throw them away!

Cooking Tip: Onions keep longer in paper bags rather than plastic bags 0

When storing onions, they will keep longer if you use paper bags instead of plastic bags. They’ll also do well in a dark, cool, dry place like your pantry or a drawer.

Cooking Tip: keep the peel on your potatoes 0

As often as you can keep the peel on your potatoes and just give them a thorough clean. Many of the nutrients in vegetables are at or close to the skin.

Cooking Tip: Store onions and potatoes away from each other 0

Store onions and potatoes away from each other as onions make your spuds sprout faster.

Cooking Tip: Halve the time it takes to soften onions by adding a pinch of baking soda. 0

Halve the time it takes to soften onions by adding a pinch of baking soda.

Cooking Tip: Apples produce a gas that causes other fruit to ripen faster 0

Apples produce a gas that causes other fruit to ripen faster - keep them away from your bananas which will ripen and soften too quickly.

Cooking Tip: Remove chili pepper seeds 0

Remove chili pepper seeds and use just the flesh of the fruit. You’ll end up with spicy (but not overpowering) flavor.

Keep checking the taste of what you’re cooking 0

Don’t wait until you’re about to serve – keep checking the taste of what you’re cooking. How else will you know what it needs?

Keep Your Pineapple Upside Down for 30 Minutes 0

Redistribute the sugars in your pineapple by keeping it upside down for about 30 minutes before peeling.