Friday Fun: A Few Helpful Kitchen Tid-Bits

bananasWhen you get home from the store, separate bananas from the main stem. They will not ripen as quickly. And to avoid having strings on a banana when you peel it, take the peel off from the bottom – the primates do it that way.

To reheat refrigerated bread products, like loafs, biscuits, pancakes or muffins, and keep them soft, reheat in the microwave with a cup of water. The water will keep them moist and help them reheat faster.

Freshly picked or grocery store herbs keep longer in the refrigerator if you place the cut ends in a container of water and loosely cover with plastic.