Fresh herbs are great, but what if you can't use the whole bunch? Tie leftover sprigs together with kitchen twine, and hang them upside down from a rack or shelf in your kitchen to dry. Once dried, transfer the herbs to airtight containers, and keep them in your spice rack.
Package homemade caramel candies in plain cardboard cartons. Tie up the boxes with kitchen twine, and maybe even adorn each with a sweet little pinecone. Done. Get the recipes for Classic Caramel Candies and five variations: Sesame Ginger Caramel Candies, Orange Espresso Caramel Candies, Chocolate Coconut Caramel Candies, Maple Walnut Spice Caramel Candies, and Mixed Nut and Thyme Caramel Candies.
6 Hidden Health Benefits of Eating Peels, Stems and Rinds
Nutritional Benefits of Eating Swiss Chard Stems...Bruce Sherman, a chef celebrated for his farm-fresh cuisine at Chicago's North Pond restaurant, ties the stems in bundles of six to eight with kitchen twine and braises them in vegetable stock, red wine vinegar, honey, and garlic for 20 to 30 minutes.
Floss as Kitchen Twine When you're out of kitchen twine (or if you never had any in the first place), unwaxed floss is a perfect stand-in for trussing a bird. Just be sure it's the unflavored wax you use!
TRUSSING is simply tying; it is used for poultry and other meats to hold the shape while cooking. A kitchen twine or string is used for this process. Some also use a long trussing needle, especially on large birds like turkeys. The wings and legs of a turkey, chicken and other poultry can be secured with the string so after baking they are still tucked together making a nice presentation.
The Herb Brush: A Great Summer BBQ Tool by Adam Perry Lang [as seen on today's Today Show]- using kitchen twine and a long wooden spoon, tie on your favorite herbs and dip in oil to baste your favorite meat on the grill.
Kids can pick a posy and licorice-twist leaves (bundled with kitchen twine) from a tasty flowerpot. To mold pot, butter fingers, and press cereal mixture against sides of a greased bowl. Use a cookie cutter for flowers; press candies into centers. Insert skewer stems (cut points off).
Free Crochet Basket Pattern Made With Dollar Store Twine
how to crochet a modern basket with kitchen / butcher twine
Tie backs with household items... Finally found something to do with my corks and kitchen twine. No tools needed. The screw eyes screwed into the corks like a corkscrew and twine was braided and looped through the eye.