To keep cheese from getting hard, cut off enough for immediate use and spread the remaining portion with a thin film of butter or margarine. Put it in a cool place. This keeps out the air and prevents the cheese from drying out.
Sprinkle pantry shelves, window sills, and door sills with a mixture of red pepper and sage to rid them of ants.
A smooth shiny egg shell is a sign of old age. Fresh eggs have a chalky rough shell
To make peeling hard-cooked eggs easier, butter your thumbs.
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