Got this from DS - she learned well from her mother!!!
Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom of a sugar cone to prevent ice
*Maxine's Way *
Just suck the ice cream out of the bottom of the cone, for Pete's sake! You
are probably lying on the couch with your feet up eating it, anyway!
Martha -To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the potatoes.
Maxine -Buy Hungry Jack mashed potato mix, keep it in the pantry for up to a year.
Martha - When a cake recipe calls for flouring the baking pan, use a bit of the dry cake mix instead and there won't be any white mess on the outside of the
Maxine - Go to the bakery! They'll even decorate it for you.
Martha - If you accidentally oversalt a dish while it's still cooking, drop in a
peeled potato and it will absorb the excess salt for an instant "fix-me-up."
Maxine - If you oversalt a dish while you are cooking, that's too bad. Please recite with me the real woman's motto: "I made it and you will eat it and I don't
care how bad it tastes!"
Martha - Wrap celery in aluminum foil when putting in the refrigerator and it will keep for weeks.
Maxine - Celery? Never heard of it!
Martha - Brush some beaten egg white over pie crust before baking to yield a
beautiful glossy finish.
Maxine - The Mrs. Smith frozen pie directions do not include brushing egg whites over the crust so I don't.
Martha - Cure for headaches: take a lime, cut it in half and rub it on your forehead. The throbbing will go away.
Maxine - Take a lime, mix it with tequila, chill and drink!
Martha - If you have a problem opening jars, try using latex dishwashing gloves. They give a non-slip grip that makes opening jars easy.
Maxine - Go ask that very cute neighbor if he can open it for you.
Martha - Don't throw out all that leftover wine. Freeze into ice cubes for future use in casseroles and sauces.
Maxine - Leftover wine??????????? HELLO !!!!!!!