TIPS & IDEAS

TIP OF THE MONTH

GRILLING

Want to prepare the most tender and flavourful steak you ever tried? For optimum tenderizing, marinate for 8 hours or overnight.

BAKING

Craving caramel? Use Golden Corn Syrup to add depth to the flavour & to prevent the sugar from crystallizing.

BAKING

Don't have cake flour handy? Make your own! For each 1 cup, add 2 tbsp. of Fleischmann's® Corn Starch in a dry measuring cup and fill the remainder with all-purpose flour.

Household

Mix 1 cup of golden corn syrup with 1 cup of water and your fresh Christmas tree will last longer.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: Make sure you season your food on the top, bottom and sides. This increases the flavour we all love.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: When using the direct grilling method, sauce your food about a minute before removing it from the grill.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: When using the indirect method, sauce your ribs and roasts about 15-20 minutes before you take your food off the grill.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: Do you know when to use direct or indirect heat? One simple rule to follow is anything less than 20 minutes use direct heat. Anything more, indirect.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: Clean your cooking grates right after you preheat with a Weber® stainless steel grill brush.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: Add cheese to your burger one minute before taking it off the grill.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: Set a timer to ensure you flip your food at the right time.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: Only flip your food once.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: White smoke is your friend, black smoke is your enemy.

Grilling

Grilling Tips from Kevin Colman, Weber Grill Master: Lookin' ain't cookin', so keep the lid closed!

Baking

When slicing yeast breads, use a serrated knife and a gentle "sawing" motion to get beautiful slices!

Baking

If you get interrupted while yeast bread is raising and need to slow down the process, cover the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 6 hours. When you are ready to continue, let dough continue to rise at room temperature if needed, OR if the dough has doubled, go ahead and proceed with the next step of the recipe.

Cooking

When adding corn starch to hot liquids such as soups or sauces, mix the corn starch with a little cold water first, then add to the hot soup. This will prevent lumps!

Storage

Once a jar of yeast is opened, use within 6 months regardless of the Best By date. Tip: Write the date you opened the jar on the label.

Cooking

Not sure which cooking oil to use? In most cases, corn, canola, and vegetable oils can be used interchangeably.

Cooking

When thickening gravies and sauces, corn starch can be substituted for flour. Use just half as much corn starch as flour. For example, if your recipe calls for 2 tablespoons of flour, use 1 tablespoon of corn starch.

Baking

Using a convection oven? It is easy to convert standard baking time into convection baking time. You have 2 choices: 1). Lower the oven temperature by 25 degrees and bake for the same amount of time OR 2). Shorten baking time by about 20% and keep the oven temperature as called for in the recipe.