You Burned Dinner ... Now What?

Did you burn dinner tonight? Find out how to fix it with this common household item.

You Burned Dinner ... Now What?

Fix your dinnertime woes quickly with a piece of bread! If you left your rice on the stove too long and burned some of it, simply stick a piece of white bread on the hot rice and wait about 10 minutes. The bread acts like a sponge to absorb the entire burnt flavor. Take out the saved rice and leave the burnt section in the pot to enjoy your delicious, now-saved rice. If you want to remind yourself or a friend about this dinner-saving tip, print out the tip card here and stick it on the refrigerator.


Will you ever feel comfortable in your own skin? That is, if you don't make an effort to protect it? Although 64% of adults do report wearing sunscreen when outside for prolonged periods of time, it turns out that only about 10% of people surveyed actually protect themselves daily, according to a recent review.

No matter what your skin tone is, unless you live in a cave with no sunlight, daily protection with either sunscreen, sunblock or protective clothing can not only protect you from developing sunburns (ouch!) but can significantly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, particularly the deadliest type called melanoma. In addition, for those of you wanting to keep your youthful looks, daily sunscreen has been shown to reduce the development of wrinkles. A great teacher once told me that the best way to not have wrinkles is not to get them in the first place (think of how much money you can save on useless creams that claim to diminish wrinkles).

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