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Microwave Corn on the Cob? YES!

MICROWAVE your Corn on the Cob! Yep, that's right! Microwave your corn on the cob.  It is super fast, super easy and simply the best corn you can get. Keep it husked, just don't do anything to it. Then pop it into the microwave and microwave for 4-8 minutes. 1 corn for 4 minutes 2 corn for 5.5 minutes 3 corn for 7 minutes 4 corn for 8 minutes A tip from a Facebook fan: Works great if you use a sharp knife and cut off the stem end, after cooking. Hold ear by silk end and the ear drops ...

Use a rolling pin to chop your nuts.

I was making cookies with friends for Christmas when the power went out.  We had so many cookies to make, so we just started measuring and prepping so we would be ready to mix and bake when the power came back on.  I needed chopped nuts, but I couldn't use the electric food processor.  So, a ziplock bag and rolling pin did the trick!

Cork stuck in your wine?

Have you ever accidentally pushed the wine cork into the bottle instead of pulling it out? The problem is that it's hard to pour the wine with the cork stuck in there. Just put a chopstick in the wine bottle. It'll prevent the cork from sticking into the neck of the bottle when you're trying to pour it.

Keep your celery fresh with tinfoil!

Just wrap your celery in tinfoil to keep it fresh for weeks...

Gourmet Food Truck MANIA!

There is definitely a craze around Gourmet Food Trucks. You see them on Shark Tank. You see them at Festivals. You see them at parties instead of caterers. You even see them at Farmer's Markets. What is causing this Gourmet Food Truck MANIA? ...

Unsalted Butter for Cookies? Check the Recipe first!

Ever have a cookie and it just tasted bland or flat? Something was missing? The most common problem I've found with cookies is when unsalted butter is used in a recipe just just calls for "butter". Why is this a problem? ...

Too Many Avocados? Not possible!

You say you have too many avocados from your tree?  Not possible!  Avocados are the easiest fruit to preserve.  Just freeze them!  Not whole, no.  All you need to do is to mash them with a little lemon juice and put them in portion sized zip lock containers.  Freeze them and pull out throughout the winter when your avocado tree is no longer producing. Freezing avocados doesn't change the texture or taste making it easy for you to 'whip up' some guacamole year round. I don't have a ...

1 month, 47 likes, 15 recipes, 11 articles and tons of fun! Thank you!

It's been a great first month for us here at Dish Ditty. We've had a lot of fun and have something to show for our time. I can't believe we've put out 15 recipes already, with 11 articles to boot! I hope you are enjoying this site and continue to come back and get ideas and learn new recipes. ...

Recipes from Cherri

I need to say thank you to my mom, Cherri. She is the inspiration for many of my recipes and the one who taught me how to cook fast and for a crowd. Well, she had no choice. With six kids to feed, the "Recipes from Cherri" was my mom's way of keeping her family fed on a budget. It's been over three years since she has moved on, but you will see her recipes that I grew up on and love still to this day. So, anytime you see "Cherri" in the title, that's one of my mom's recipes. Try them out for ...

Want the perfect ribeye for that special father on Father’s Day?

Enjoy our Classic Ribeye recipe this Fathers Day. It's a great way to show appreciation to that special Dad in your life. Recipe: Classic Ribeye