Bygone News - 1980's en Bright Tips 1986 <h3>Hanger for Belts</h3> <p>If you have no drawer space for your belts, screw a line of hooks on to a wooden coat hanger and hang belt buckles over them. You then have a see-at-a-glance selection to hang in your wardrobe. Miss Cooper, Rutherglen.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/bright-tips-1986"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Bright Tips 1980's Tue, 08 Mar 2011 15:14:36 +0000 lynne.davidson 622 at Bright Tips 1985 <h3>Unpleasant Smell</h3> <p>To prevent an unpleasant smell while cooking cauliflower, cover with slices of bread. The bread can then be given to the birds when cold. Mrs I McIntosh, Ellon.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/bright-tips-1985"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Bright Tips Cookery Domestic / Household 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 16:15:15 +0000 lynne.davidson 547 at Bright Tips <div style="float:right; padding-left:5px; padding-bottom:10px; padding-top:25px;"><img alt="Hints and tips" longdesc="Hints and tips" src="hintstips200x130.jpg" title="Hints and tips" height="130" width="200" /></div> <p><strong>Bright Tips - 1984</strong> <strong>Hot Feet - Feet hot and tired?</strong> Dissolve a teaspoonful alum in a cupful of hot water. Wash and dry feet then sponge with alum water and allow to dry in, this gives great relief. - Mrs Murray. <strong>Save Fuel</strong> - Put butter beans in a vacuum flask of boiling water and leave overnight.<span class="read-more"><a href="/node/541"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:51:14 +0000 lynne.davidson 541 at Bright Tips 1983 <h3>Shining Jewellery</h3> <p>Blackboard chalk, kept in your trinket box, will help to prevent tarnish on jewellery. Mrs Harold, Caithness.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/bright-tips-1983"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Beauty / Fashion Bright Tips 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:48:41 +0000 lynne.davidson 540 at Baked Potato Tip 1982 <p>Soak potatoes in cold salted water for 15 minutes and they will bake in half the usual time. Mrs E. Hawthorne.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/baked-potato-tip-1982"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Cookery 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:39:21 +0000 lynne.davidson 537 at Economy Tip 1982 <p>A tin of salmon will go further if you mix in a packet of crushed plain crisps.</p> Cookery 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:37:39 +0000 lynne.davidson 536 at Frozen Tights - 1982 <p>If you keep tights in the fridge it will strengthen the fibres and help prevent ladders in them. Mrs G. Harrold, Caithness.</p> Beauty / Fashion Bright Tips 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:36:07 +0000 lynne.davidson 535 at Bright Tips 1982 <h3>Favourite</h3> <p>Cut a banana into slices. Melt a bar of chocolate, coat the slices, then roll them in coconut. Children love these. - Miss Mabel Mustard, Cullen.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/bright-tips-1982"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Bright Tips Cookery 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:33:03 +0000 lynne.davidson 534 at Quick Sauce 1982 <p>If a white sauces is needed quickly, warm a small carton of natural yoghurt in a pan over a low heat. Beat in two egg yolks and cook, stirring all the time for three minutes. Season to taste just before serving. This is ideal for freshly cooked vegetables.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/quick-sauce-1982"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Cookery 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:14:41 +0000 lynne.davidson 533 at Oats Go Further 1981 <p>I stir in two tablespoons of porridge oats into my mince. This thickens it and makes it go further. Mrs Catherine Inkster, Kalliness Weisdale, Shetland.<span class="read-more"><a href="/hints-and-tips/oats-go-further-1981"><strong>&nbsp;Read more......</strong></a></span></p> Cookery 1980's Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:52:40 +0000 lynne.davidson 529 at