5 Things To Do with Apples (3/5)

An apple a day can do more than keep the doctor away. Discover how apples can help you become a better cook and fix kitchen disasters.

 Ripen Green Tomatoes Photo: Thinkstock

Ripen Green Tomatoes

If someone in your family just ‘helped’ by harvesting a few green tomatoes off the vine for you, don’t sweat. You can quickly ripen them up by placing them—along with an already ripe apple—in a paper bag for a couple of days. For the best results, maintain a ratio of about five or six tomatoes per apple.

First   «   . . .   3   . . .   »   Last

More From Reader’s Digest

  • 5 Things To Do with Ammonia5 Things To Do with Ammonia Ammonia often plays second fiddle to bleach, but it's one of the most powerful cleaning products in your arsenal. Here are five new ways to put ammonia to work around the house. Posted in Best Tips
  • 5 Things To Do with Bananas5 Things To Do with Bananas Next time you contemplate tossing an overripe banana in the compost, think again. It turns out even the banana peel can be a useful tool around the house. Here's how! Posted in Best Tips
  • 5 Things To Do with Dental Floss5 Things To Do with Dental Floss Chances are, you’re not flossing as much as you should be—but it’s even more likely you’re not using dental floss to its full potential. Here are five clever new uses for dental floss that […] Posted in Best Tips
  • Slow-Cooked Chicken CacciatoreSlow-Cooked Chicken Cacciatore An all-time favourite Italian dish made easy in the slow cooker! Dried herbs and fresh garlic give it an aromatic flavor. Green peppers, sliced mushrooms, and diced tomatoes do a fine job […] Posted in
  • 5 Things To Do with Soap5 Things To Do with Soap Think soap is just for cleaning grubby fingers? Here are five interesting ways to use soap around the house. Posted in Best Tips
  • 5 Everyday Things To Do with Salt5 Everyday Things To Do with Salt Learn five ways you can use salt to preserve food, clean your kitchen, make perfect boiled eggs and more. Posted in Best Tips