Preparation

At GLAD we know that a little preparation can go a long way - Get our handy cooking preparation tips to help you save time and effort in the kitchen.
 
For an easy-to-clean toasted sandwich maker, line with GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper. When your sandwich is ready, remove the GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper to wipe down your appliance.

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There'll be less mess if you crush biscuits or cornflakes for pie crusts or coating between two sheets of GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper or a GLAD SNAP LOCK Bags

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Squeeze excess lemons & limes and freeze the juice in GLAD Ice-Cube bags. You'll always have fresh juice on hand when you need it or use as fresh fruit ice-cubes in cold drinks, kids' school drink bottles or punches.

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For easy-peel garlic, slice off the flat end of the bulb, exposing all the cloves, cover with GLAD Wrap and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. When cool, remove the wrap and squeeze!

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When you need lemon or orange rind, apply a sheet of GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper to the outside of your grater - it will collect the rind and keep your grater easy to clean.

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Make pumpkin easy to cut - wrap large pieces in GLAD Wrap, cook on High/100% for 1-2 minutes in your microwave. Stand for 5 minutes, remove GLAD Wrap and cut.

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Avoid thawing too much meat. Place a sheet of GLAD Go-Between between meat portions when freezing. Then, when required, defrost the required quantity in the microwave.

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Pre-prepare stir-fry strips and freeze in serving portions in GLAD SNAP LOCK Bags. Then transfer them directly into the microwave for quick defrosting when required.

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When defrosting meat in the refrigerator, take the meat out of packaging, place on a plate and loosely cover with GLAD Wrap to allow some air flow.

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For a no fuss, no mess way to crumb meat, poultry or fish, put meat or fish in a GLAD SNAP LOCK Bag with breadcrumbs and shake!

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Set chocolate shapes or chocolate dipped fruit like strawberries on a sheet of GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper

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Use GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper as the perfect collar for soufflé.

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When coating rum balls in desiccated coconut, place them in a GLAD SNAP LOCK® Bags, add the coconut, seal the bag and shake!

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Homemade pastry placed between two sheets of GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper is easy to roll and doesn't stick.

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For a quick and easy way to pipe chocolate, place chocolate in a GLAD Oven Bag and melt in the microwave. Snip the corner with sharp scissors and pipe through the hole. Have a piece of GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper ready to practise on!

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Plump dry fruits before adding them to cakes or muffins - place the fruit into a GLADWARE container, cover with freshly squeezed orange juice and heat, uncovered for 2-3 minutes in the microwave.

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Make chocolate dipped strawberries and refrigerate on a plate or tray lined with GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper so they won't stick.

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Line dessert moulds with GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper or GLAD Wrap to prevent cake or dessert from sticking or for an interesting patterned effect. For a greater effect, scrunch up the GLAD Wrap into a ball, then unfold and line the mould.

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When entertaining, line baking trays with GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper to reheat finger food that you've pre-prepared and frozen.

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Keep the whole family happy. Use GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper to wrap meat, chicken or fish in individual 'parcels' to bake or steam. Different herbs, spices and marinades can be added to each parcel to please individual tastes.

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Don't waste leftovers such as onions, mushrooms and grated cheese. Store them in a GLAD SNAP LOCK Bag and use for filling omelettes or topping steaks and hamburgers.

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When roasting vegetables or cooking chips, line the tray with GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper for a non-stick result and hassle-free cleaning.

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When cooking roasts, place the roast in a GLAD Oven Bag to prevent grease from splattering on the walls of your oven.

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Spice up your cooking! - use GLAD TUCKAWAYS to marinate food. You can then transfer them directly to the oven or microwave for cooking.

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GLAD BAKE & COOKING Paper non-stick baking paper placed in the bottom of your roasting pan will stop roast vegetables from sticking to the pan and save on cleaning up.

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Freeze fresh vegetable, fish or chicken stock in GLAD Ice Cube Bags for instant, ready-to-use stock cubes.

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When filling cannelloni, place the cheese or mince mixture in a GLAD SNAP LOCK® Bags. Cut off a corner and use it as a makeshift piping bag.

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Freeze excess onions - next time you're preparing onions, chop up extra and freeze in GLAD SNAP LOCK Bags. Then simply remove as much or as little as you need for cooking. No tears!

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