Cooking Tips and Recipes

August 28, 2010

Tips for Cooking in Pressure Cooker

Pressure cooker is used to shorten the cooking time and reduce the wastage of all minerals and ingredients than traditional method of boiling and cooking. Cooking in pressure cooker is also a time saving way. Another benefit of pressure cooker is that you kitchen remains clean and organized for cooking in sealed and covered pot. Pressure cooker offers lots of other benefits in cooking but you must be aware of some safety techniques while cooking in pressure cooker.

Pressure Cooker Safety Tips

In order to have good sealing, you must check the rubber ring of pressure cooker regularly.

Check the valves of pressure cooker before every use whether they are trapped with food particles or dirt.

Avoid deep frying in pressure cooker under frying.

Never use excessive oil or fat because pressure cooker does not produce more steam to cook.

Always use liquid stuff like water, stock and milk.

Keep attending pressure cooker during time set for cooking particular food item like meat, grams, beans or vegetables.

Once pressure has been achieved, low the flame and continue cooking.

Use all the valves of pressure cooker that are available for releasing steam.

With these safety tips you will be more comfortable in cooking with pressure cooker and can take advantage of this amazing appliance in better way.


April 27, 2010

Get Rid of Body Odor

Some people have excess sweat in their body and often worry about sweat odor. People who think that sweat is main cause of occurring odor from body are at fault. Actually sweat does not produce any smell but bacteria that grow in sweat are main reason of producing odor in the body. Body odor or smell is different of all people for gender, health, diet, personal hygiene, eating habits, illness and any type of medication. Mostly body odor develops in underarms, anus, feet, pubic hair, vagina and skin.

People all the time remain in search of some easy remedies to get rid of body odor. Here are some home tips for you if you have this particular problem and want to get free of it.

Follow the tips mentioned below

  • Drinking 1 cup of tomato juice daily for one week is much better for removing sweat or body odor.
  • Spray talc and deodorant after every time shower.
  • Use antibiotic soap while taking bath.
  • Applying apple cider vinegar in underarms is also an effective way to get rid of body odor.
  • Scrub your body with alum before and after taking shower.
  • Chamomile oil can also be used as scrub to cure body odor frequently.
  • Always use baby wipes to clean underarms.
  • Take 1 piece of ginger, mash it and put in handkerchief and rub on your body after shower.
  • Baking soda works amazing in removing body odor and you feel very fresh.

All the tips given above are very effective in removing body and sweat odor. You can apply these methods to get fresh.

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