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When making a rice pudding sweeten with demerara sugar as this gives a lovely caramel flavour. Perfect Boiled Eggs and Save Fuel:- Economy tip for boiling eggs. Boil water in pan, add eggs, when water is boiling put on a well fitting lid and leave (off the heat) for 6 minutes for a perfectly cooked egg. Read more......
If you keep tights in the fridge it will strengthen the fibres and help prevent ladders in them. Mrs G. Harrold, Caithness.
To repair a hole in the linoleum, melt a matching was crayon or coloured candle over the hole until the hole is filled. Allow to harden. The floor can then be polished. The hole will be almost unnoticeable, and the repair last for years. G.Innes, Portknockie. Read more......
Frost Free - On a frosty night, polystyrene trays from apple boxes are handy to put behind plant pots on a windowsill. They keep the plants from getting frosted and nobody sees them behind the curtains. Mrs G.Grant.