1. Run Interference at Your Super Bowl Party
Entertaining. The Hail Marys have been thrown. The final whistle has blown. Somebody is going to Disney World. Yet guests continue to crack cold ones at your Super Bowl bash as if it isn’t still a Sunday night. Chef and Food Network host Sunny Anderson suggests putting out dessert and coffee at the game’s two-minute warning to give stragglers a countdown of their own. “Something about the smell of coffee and sweets on the table denotes the end of anything, so people get it; the party is over and it’s time to go home,” she says.
2. “Bounce” Pan Scorch Marks
Cleaning. Accidentally flambéed your best pan so badly that not even a long soak will lift those scorch marks? Put down the hammer and chisel. Place a dryer sheet in the bottom of the pan, then fill it with hot water. Dish soap and the sheet’s conditioner will soften even the most singed scorch residue.
3. Take Advantage of Cruise Control Without It Taking Advantage of You
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