Top 14 Milk, Cheese & Butter Tips
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- To make butter go further, whip it to twice it’s volume with an electric mixer.
- Use the foil and paper wrappers from margarine and butter bricks to grease baking pans and dishes.
- To prevent butter from burning when frying, add two drops of oil.
- To keep milk from scorching, add a small amount of sugar to the milk, without stirring.
- For recipes calling for powdered milk, sift the crystals together with the other dry ingredients.
- To prevent separation of whipping cream that has to sit awhile, use icing sugar instead of granulated sugar when whipping.
- When using a commercial low-calorie whipped topping to garnish a dessert, you will get more holding power if you beat in 1 teaspoon of cornstarch for every 2 cups of whipped topping.
- A delicious substitute for whipping cream is a mashed banana added to the white of an egg and beaten stiff.
- Using icing sugar instead of granulated sugar in whipped cream will give a smoother texture.
- Cheese will slice thinner if a dull knife is used, rather than a sharp one.
- To prevent mold from forming on cheese, wrap it in a clean cotton cloth dampened with salt water before refrigerating.
- Enhance the flavor of soup with grated cheese.
- Spray cheese graters with non-stick cooking oil to prevent the cheese from sticking.
- Store containers of dairy products such as sour cream upside down. This will keep them fresh longer.