Mrs. Fixit: Freezer Facts

February 27, 2008 5:01:36 AM PST
If you're looking for some tips and tricks for your kitchen look no further than your freezer!

If you need to zest citrus fruit pop it in the freezer for a half hour, it is easier to work with and you'll get more zest.

Shredding cheese? Pop it in the freezer a bit before starting. The cheese will be much more managable and as a bonus less will stick to your grater. This tip also works for chocolate!

If you need to grind up raisins or dates for a recipe, stick them in the freezer while you get the rest of the ingredients together. They'll be less gummy and therefore grind much better.

Pop an onion in the freezer a bit before you have to cut it, not only is it easier to slice but you'll have less tears too!

Need super thin slices of meat for a recipe? Start from frozen. The frozen meat is easier to slice through and it's easier to control the thickness of those slices!

Some easy ideas to put your freezer to work for you! I'm Mrs. Fixit and it's just that simple.