Tips and Tricks

  • Berry Preservation

    Tired of berries molding before you get a chance to eat? When you bring your berries home from the farmer’s market dunk them in hot water, or a vinegar and water mixture, for 20 seconds.  The hot water or the acid water will destroy the bacteria that causes berries to […]

  • Baking Cookies? Save Yourself Some Time!

    When preparing cookie dough or pie pastry, make double, or triple the amount and freeze the extra! This way, next time you’re in the mood for homemade cookies, all you need to do is take the dough out in the morning and enjoy them after dinner!

  • Bottom Pie Crust Soggy?

    To keep the bottom crust from getting soggy, try brushing it with egg white and chilling before adding the filling. You can also smear butter on a pre-baked shell to create a barrier between the fillings moisture and the crust.