Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Rule of Thumb

You can always add seasonings to cooking, but you cannot take them out. So always start with half of your seasonings and taste your recipe before adding more.
~Viki Anderson, graphic designer, Omaha, NE~

Never consider the "use by" date on a food product without also applying the "sniff test."
~Steve, retired, Glendale, Utah, USA~

Rule of Thumb is a phrase you apply to sayings that fairly accurate in most situations stated in the rule. For a more comprehensive explanation, Wikipedia have the following to say

A rule of thumb is a principle with broad application that is not intended to be strictly accurate or reliable for every situation. It is an easily learned and easily applied procedure for approximately calculating or recalling some value, or for making some determination.

While doing some online surfing, this site named RuleOfThumb came up. Thinking it's pretty cool, I've decided to share with you guys as well. Enjoy. You can go to the site by clicking on the big logo at the top of the page.

And if you have any rule of the thumb as well, feel free to register there and submit it ;)

*Be calm and composed, even if you are running out of time. You will do more that way~


  1. Hey, I like that last sentence about being calm and composed :)

  2. Hee..Thanks for the last sentence ;)

    For the seasoning part, it's very true lorr...hehe...poured too much soy sauce at one go coz lazy to taste and add them later in case not enuf, end up eating super salty egg :P

  3. O.o i usually fry my eggs without any seasoning :p

    Long time din do my seasoned fried eggs liao... kekeke