Ideas for October
Even though your oven is back on, we've got tips to help you cut down on the mess this month.
Stainless steel cookware may develop a buildup of mineral deposits, which show up in the form of cloudy white spots. Use a cleaning solution of vinegar and warm water to wipe them away.
Solutions for Common Issues with Stainless Steel Cookware
Roast pumpkin seeds after carving a pumpkin. Rinse the seeds before the pulp dries, removing any strings and pulp. Toss with oil and spread on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, then roast at 325 degrees F for 25 minutes, tossing once.
Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
Need a pastry bag for icing? Just transfer the frosting to a plastic sandwich bag and snip off a bit of the corner — go slow; it's easy to make the hole bigger, but you can't make it smaller. (This trick works well for piping in deviled egg filling too.)
Apple Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting