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10 Best Surprising Reuses of 2012

 

10. Extend the life of cheese and cut onions with butter. Coat the cut edge of a hard cheese with butter. It will prevent the molding process that comes all too quickly otherwise. For onions, spread some butter on the cut part and wrap in aluminium foil.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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9:49AM PDT on Aug 25, 2014

Ok, thank you!

5:00PM PDT on Aug 15, 2014

Thanks.

4:16AM PDT on Aug 7, 2014

Hydrogen peroxide, that'll never work!

12:12PM PST on Dec 28, 2013

Thanks for Sharing.

6:34AM PDT on Oct 8, 2013

Wow!

8:07PM PDT on Aug 25, 2013

Thanks for the ideas.

5:34AM PDT on Aug 25, 2013

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3:46AM PDT on Aug 25, 2013

Make effective use of what we've got

6:09PM PDT on Aug 8, 2013

Thanks for the tips.
Good point Merelen K. And thanks for the extra tips other posts.

4:46PM PDT on May 22, 2013

Thanks for the great tips!

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