Super spudlicious tips:
1. Use boiled potato water to kill weeds or to make yummy tasting gravy.
2. After you empty the water out from boiled potatoes, place the saucepan over low heat back onto the stove and shake them a few times. This prevents potatoes from sticking and keeps them fluffy
3. Instead of boiling potatoes for just one meal, boil additional potatoes with their jackets on. Once cooked, store them in the fridge. Next time you decide to make potato casserole, potato soup or potato salad, preperation is a cinch.
QUESTION: I need a suggestion for a painless way to remove bandages. My eight-year-old screams every time I begin to pull the bandage off. — Vanessa, Winnipeg
ANSWER: Dip a cotton ball or cotton swab in olive oil or baby oil and rub it against the bandage. This will allow the bandage to fall off. Another option is to remove the bandage after your child has taken a warm bath; water and warmth helps loosen the glue that holds bandages onto skin.
QUESTION: How can I prevent my ballpoint ink pens from drying out? It seems that they stop working after only three or four uses. — Mariam, Russell, Man.
ANSWER: The ballpoint pen has replaced the fountain pen as the most popular tool for everyday writing, due to its reliability and convenience. When it comes to most things in life you often
Choose potatoes that are firm and free
of sprouts, green skin or spots.