Mrs. Fixit: Kitchen help

November 20, 2011 4:32:34 AM PST
A little extra help in the kitchen can save you time and frustrations.

Did you know that you should not store citrus fruits and tomatoes in the fridge.

The low temperature in the refrigerator will strip those fruits and veggies of their flavor and freshness. Opt for a bowl on the counter instead.

Along those same lines - keep bannanas away from other fruits. they give off a gas that will prematurely ripen fruits.

When you boil potatoes or pasta - save the water. Let it cool completely and then use the water to water plants.

They'll love the extra boost of vitamins from the water.

Water from boiling eggs and crushed up egshells will also give your plants a boost.

Ants won't walk through petroleum jelly? If you see ants coming into the kitchen, use a cotton swab to apply some petroleum jelly to the spot and it will keep those creepy crawlies at bay.

Easy ideas that will help you out in the kitchen! I'm Mrs. Fixit and it's just that simple!

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