Weekend reads: Solar Powered BK, freezing tomato paste and more
A new Burger King restaurant in Germany features wind, solar, lighting, heating and cooling systems that are expected to produce whopping cuts in energy use and costs.The wind and solar power systems at the Burger King in Waghäusel, which was designed in collaboration with Wirsol Solar AG, supply one third of the restaurant's electricity needs.
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Freeze Tomato PasteRecipes frequently call for just a few tablespoons of tomato paste but how do you keep the remainder from going to waste? Try this method:
- Turn the can on its side and open the bottom, but leave it in place.
- Wrap the whole tube up in plastic wrap and freeze until solid.
- Unwrap the paste, push the cylinder of frozen paste through the can using the metal end and discard the can. Wrap the paste back up and freeze.
- Whenever you need tomato paste, just slice a bit off of the frozen log and re-wrap for future use.
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