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If you eat anything too spicy, eat yoghurt, sour cream, or drink some milk to soothe the heat. 

2 No nuts for baked goods, try some crunchy cereal.

3 To make superfine sugar, whirl in blender.

4 To make self-rising flour, add 1 ½ tsp baking powder and 1/8 tsp salt to each cup of flour used.

5 Baking chocolate – unsweetened, 3 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 tbsp. butter, oil, or margarine.

6 Baking chocolate – semi-sweetened, 3 tbsps. unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 tbsp. butter, oil or margarine 3 tbsps. of sugar.

7 For breadcrumbs, use any crackers or unsweetened cereal crushed in a bag with a rolling pin or tin can

8 To make a substitute light corn syrup use 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar to 1/3 cup of water until smooth and syrupy.

9 When you need buttermilk for baking, simply add 1 tbsp. lemon juice to 1 cup of milk.

10 To prevent potatoes from turning black after peeling keep under water until needed.

11 Always keep an apple with potatoes to keep fresh.

12 Never store onions and potatoes in the same container.