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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Household Hints - Save time, save money, save energy

When freezing fresh fruits or berries which don't have to be blanched, place them on a cookie sheet and freeze. When frozen, remove them from the cookie sheet and place in freezer bags or containers and put back in freezer. This prevents the fruits and berries from becoming mushy and you can remove the amount you need, without having to thaw the whole container at once.

If a drawer does not slide in and out smoothly, rub the runners with soap or candle wax. If the drawer still sticks badly, rub the runners with fine sandpaper, and reapply the soap or candle wax.