Classic cooking tips that prove Grandma was right


We could all take a leaf out of grandma’s cookbook from time to time. Whether it’s on avoiding food waste, whipping up exceptional loaves of bread and cakes, or feeding a crowd, she likely has some stellar cooking advice. Here we round up some classic tips that prove grandma always knows best.




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Sure, they might seem a little old fashioned but these little dishes help ensure your butter is always spreadable. Keeping butter at room temperature will mean it glides smoothly onto bread and other baked goods without any unwanted lumps and bumps.




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