The problem with fruits like apples and bananas are that they have too much natural sugar (and that is why everyone loves to eat them), but you just can’t keep them looking nice once they have been sliced, and when they go brown, nobody will touch them! What a waste! Read our Ready or Not #32: Bananas, Apples, and Mashed Potatoes to see what you can do to keep apples and bananas looking pretty — and what to do when you have lots of potatoes.
Before we know it, the sugar rush of Halloween will be over and we will need to start thinking seriously about Thanksgiving and Christmas. That is when the sales start for all of the delicacies that we usually only buy at this time of year. I’m talking about whipping cream, cranberries and sweetened condensed milk. Read our Ready or Not #31: Freezing Cream and Making Sweetened Condensed Milk so that you can be ready for the baking season that will soon be upon us.