Food Storage Tips
Make stale marshmallows taste soft and fresh. Put a slice of fresh bread in the bag and leave it closed for 1 or 2 days.
Soften cookies that have become hard by placing a slice of bread in with them overnight.
Put a slice of bread inside a cake tin to keep the cake moist. If the bread gets dried out, replace it with a fresh slice.
Add a sugar cube to the jar to keep cookies crisp.
Put a stick of peppermint gum in your flour canister to keep out bugs.
When you thaw frozen bread, the bread seems almost wet. Prevent that by putting a paper towel into the bread bag before freezing.
Putting a sugar cube in with cheese will help keep it from getting moldy.
Leftover block cheese can be wrapped with a paper towel dampened with vinegar before refrigerating to keep it from getting moldy. Or, wrap the cheese block with wax paper first and then plastic wrap.
Egg whites can be frozen and thawed later for use in cooking. Let them thaw in the refrigerator, then let them set at room temperature for 30 minutes before whipping.
Brown sugar will not get hard if it is stored in the refrigerator. Or, you can always put a sugar saver into the box.
If your brown sugar is already hard, you can soften it by heating it in the microwave for a few seconds.