Odds and Ends
* Add a little honey to the butter in which you sauté onions for an out-of-the ordinary dish (Add onions when butter/honey mixture begins to sizzle).
* Mushrooms freeze well. Wash quickly, dry, then put them, sliced or un-sliced, in a plastic bag and freeze. Use them without defrosting. In any cooked dish, they will taste exactly like fresh mushrooms.
* Make your own celery salt for a fraction of what you'd pay at the store. Dry celery leaves thoroughly, crush to a powder or rub them through a sieve and mix with salt.
* Whirl almost any kind of leftover soup (minus bones) in blender to get a sauce or gravy for vegetables or meat.
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