How to sterilise jars

If you wanna preserve fruits or vegetables for the winter, you will need jars. For example, if you are pickling beets, consider that you need 2 jars of 720 ml for 1 kg of vegetables. When you are making a fruit jam, since the fruit evaporates quite a bit when cooked, you need only 1…

Chopped nuts in a plastic bag

If it is indicated in the recipe that the nuts should be chopped, make the job easier. Instead of chopping them with a knife (which is quite a demanding job), put the nuts in a plastic bag and beat them with a meat tenderizer . You can do the same with the chocolate. If you…

Bread in stewed onion

When you’re hungry and can’t wait to finish your lunch, make yourself this simple snack. If you are stewing onions for lunch, insert a slice (or more) of bread into it, press it slightly to soak the onions and oil. Then take it out, drain it a bit and salt it! This great ‘appetizer’ always…

DIY: Cookie jar

If you need last minute ideas for gifts, here is one simple idea which you can realize in a short time. Find old jars from jam, cucumbers, honey…, bake Honey cookies (or any other cookies you like), decorate with napkins and baking paper, add cotton wool and ribbons, and you will get simple and unique…