Two awesome tricks in one easy lifehack. First, mix up gourmet hamburger patties, right in a Ziploc® bag (no messy hands). Then, section the patties and store them in your freezer. When you’re ready to grill, break off the exact amount you need and save the rest! No more wasting food or defrosting too much meat. Great trick to remember for summer barbecues!
If you’re shelling out for the good stuff, you want to be able to extricate every precious morsel. Lorri Cousens, a co-owner of the acclaimed Waterman’s Beach Lobster stand, in South Thomaston, Maine, shares her foolproof method for cracking and dismantling, without looking like a klutz. Watch as Real Simple Food Director Sarah Copeland demonstrates.
Different herbs demand different storage techniques. Picked up some fresh basil, cilantro and thyme from the Farmer's market. I typically use the plastic wrap, paper towel tip. This time for basil and cilantro using my mason jars with a inch of water and covering with plastic bag plus keeping on kitchen counter. How do you store fresh herbs?