If new potatoes are mealy and you wish to serve them whole, pour in a cupful of cold water after they have boiled about 10 minutes.

A squeeze of lemon in the water in which lettuce is put to cool crisps the vegetable and adds a slight flavor that is delicious.

When boiling macaroni or anything of like nature grease the sauce pan with a little butter to prevent sticking. - Mrs. Geo. H. F.