Tipso~Microwave garlic cloves for 15 seconds and the skins slip right off! ~In your fruit and vegetable drawers put tin foil in the bottom with the shiny side up. Keeps fruit and vegetables fresher for longer and drawers clean, too! ~The best way to store fresh celery is to wrap it in aluminum foil and put it in the refrigerator–it will keep for weeks. ~Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.
While store-bought frosting trumps homemade concoctions in convenience, the taste, consistency or color of the canned version may leave you wanting more. With a tweak or two, you might be able to pass off the store-bought version as something that rivals a homemade recipe.