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Tips & Tricks

Here at Delmaine we spend a fair amount of time in the kitchen. The one thing we have learned in all that time is that there is no end to what we can learn. We have gathered below a host of the most interesting and useful tips, hints, tricks and helping hands we can bring together. That’s not to say we have all the answers and we are always eager to hear from our customers and to take more opportunities to learn.  

Storing your beans

Storing your beans

Canned beans should always be stored in cool cabinets away from appliances that produce heat. Dried beans should be stored in airtight containers and used within one year of purchase. The longer you keep the dry beans, the more moisture they lose. This means that older dry beans take longer to soak and cook compared to younger dry beans.
Re-use your pasta water

Re-use your pasta water

After boiling your pasta, cool the water and use it to water your house or garden plants. The used water contains nutrients that your plants will love and it helps you to save water.

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