For easy peeling of hard boiled eggs, add a few drops of oil to
some water. Crack the eggs and let stand in oil and water solution
for a few minutes.
When reheating a slice of pizza in a microwave, run the bottom of
the crust under the faucet. The water will cause a small amount of
steam in the microwave which will keep the crust from becoming hard
If your cake sticks to the pan and threatens to split, hold the pan
over a low flame for about 5 to 8 seconds and the cake will come
out nice and firm.
To keep cookie dough from sticking to cookie cutters, chill the
dough thoroughly before you roll it out. Dip each cookie cutter in
oil before pressing into the dough and the cookies will cut
cleanly. This treatment is wonderful when using cutters with
intricate designs or cutters made of plastic. You can also spray
the cutters with oil spray.