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How To Drain A Keurig Without Taking It Apart

Owning a Keurig makes getting your everyday coffee, tea, and other drinks a breeze. All you do is pop in a Keurig cup, press a button, and your drink will be ready soon!

But not everything about a Keurig is that simple. If you are moving or simply looking to store your Keurig, you will need to empty out all of the water to ensure nothing gets damaged or wet while moving the machine around. Even if you are just leaving it to sit for a few weeks, you should completely drain the machine.

Thankfully, I can tell you that draining up all water reservoirs doesn’t mean you have to take it apart! Follow my simple tutorial to empty your appliance in just a few minutes.

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How To Unclog A Dishwasher (Easy Steps, Without Spending A Lot!)

Dishwashers are meant to make part of your day a little bit easier. Simply load up your dishes, press start, and you’re on your way to clean dishes without the work of scrubbing and drying.

But what happens when your dishwasher is not completely draining when you use it? Sure, you can wash everything by hand, but eventually, you will want your dishwasher to work properly again.

Dishwashers usually clog whenever food remnants or grease build up in the drainage hoses. This is something that you can fix yourself. Here’s a simple tutorial of how to unclog a dishwasher at home, without hiring an expensive technician!

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Cooking Corner: How To Thicken Alfredo Sauce The Easy Way

When you are making your own alfredo sauce or buying a bottle at the store, you’ll often find that the sauce is much thinner than you would like it to be. Even if you follow a recipe precisely, sometimes the sauce just doesn’t start to thicken.

Thankfully, there are a few easy solutions that you can follow to master how to thicken alfredo sauce. I’ve made super thin alfredo sauce before and used these tips to make sure I got the creamy consistency that I was looking for.

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The Best Way To Reheat Pulled Pork (Top Two Methods)

Pulled pork is the kind of dish that is often made in large batches to serve large groups of people. But what do you do when people don’t eat enough, they won’t take leftovers home, and you have a bunch of leftovers that you have to refrigerate?

What is the best way to reheat pulled pork so that it still tastes good?

I’ve had this dilemma before. After being stuck eating goopy, pulled pork leftovers for two whole weeks, I told myself that I would never do it again. After all, there are better ways to reheat pulled pork that does not leave you with dry pulled pork!

I’ve put together the best how-to and tips for reheating pulled pork. Don’t worry - it’s simple, and with ideas from the experts, you’ll find that extra pulled pork becomes a blessing, rather than a curse. Let’s get to it!

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3 Easy Ways on How to Make Store Bought Frosting Better

Have you heard of the saying, you eat with your eyes first?

Let’s be real here. Food that are aesthetically pleasing to our eyes will surely have a spot in our grocery basket – especially when it comes to desserts and pastries. Cakes, cupcakes, and cookies will not look as appetizing without colorful icing and decoration.

Frosting is one of the most popular and most used icings in decorating cakes and cupcakes. Where can we get frosting?

You can make your own from scratch or just opt for store bought ones. There are a lot of brands that offer kinds of frosting.

Although, most commercially available frosting are white, runny, and too sweet. If you’re a beginner at baking, here’s how to make store bought frosting better.

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How To Cook Polish Sausage The Authentic Way: 3 Easy Steps

Cooking Polish sausage might seem like a feat, but once you learn how to cook Polish sausage, you’ll find out that it isn’t hard at all. Once you know how, this meal may even become a weekly staple in your home because of how easy it is to make!

Polish sausage, also known as Kielbasa, is often boiled and then pan fried, but this isn’t the only way to prepare this fresh meat.

Today I’ll break down the simple steps about how to prepare Polish sausage so that you won’t have to wonder about how to do it any longer.

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3 Awesome Ways On How To Reheat Your Biscuits

Have you ever tried biscuits and gravy? If you haven’t, then you are missing half of your life!Seriously, though, biscuits and gravy are like soulmates. Their flavors complement each other, making them scrumptious. More especially, if the biscuits are hot and freshly made.

You can bake fresh biscuits every time you crave for it, but if you do not have the luxury of time, then you may just opt to make a huge batch and store it in the fridge or freezer. The question now is, how do you reheat biscuits?

Here are 3 awesome ways on how to reheat your biscuits and keep it fresh.

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How To Store Boiled Peanuts In 3 Easy Steps

Boiled peanuts are a tasty, salty treat that is popular in the Southern US and around the world, and they’re super easy to make as a treat for yourself or a treat to share.

But what do you do with your extras? Can they be refrigerated and kept, or do you need to eat them all? These boiled peanuts have a lot of moisture in them, so it can be difficult to decide if they are something that can be kept or should be eaten as soon as they are prepared.

The first time I made boiled peanuts, I had these questions, so I did some research to find out how to store boiled peanuts so that they wouldn’t go bad. Let’s learn how!

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How To Reheat Risotto: Easy Steps Every Cook Can Follow

Risotto is one of those delicious meals that taste oh-so-good when they’re first prepared, but can be difficult to refrigerate and reheat at a later time. Something just seems off if you aren’t careful about how you reheat risotto.

Let’s break down what you need, how to reheat the risotto, and some tips to help you get the job done efficiently! It’s not that difficult; I promise! Any home cook can handle it.

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How To Thicken Chili: 9 Super Techniques And Tips You Need

I seriously love chili. It’s the first recipe that I learned to make on my own after moving out, and I remember calling my grandma every time I made chili to ask her for her recipe, tips, and more.

One of the questions I often found myself asking her was how to thicken chili. Sometimes, my chili would come out too runny, or I would want an especially chunky bowl to warm me up on a cold day.

There are a lot of different ways to thicken chili, and some tips you should know for cooking chili that will help you get a thicker result without much extra effort! Let’s got through 9 of my favorite tips.

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