“Add fresh grated coconut to vanilla ice cream and serve with rich chocolate sauce. This will not be found in any reducing diet. But it tastes like more.”
“Half a small jar of jam or jelly folded in a cup of cream whipped stiff will turn out a nice topping for puddings.”
“When making a lemon pie, instead of grating the lemon rind, boil the rind in the water before adding the sugar. The flavor is just as good and it saves time.”
“To make a roast, chicken or turkey tender, place 2 eight penny new nails in the roaster, as you put on the roast. It makes them cook twice as quick. Always use new nails each time.”
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