This tip comes from my friend Shirley at gluten free easily. It’s something I need to try, because I do have this problem at times. Shirley says,
“When you are making a recipe, to avoid losing your place when you are interrupted (or simply if your mind wanders … hehe) and hence not know if you’ve already added an ingredient or have forgotten to add it, assemble ingredients to the right of your bowl, skillet, etc. Move them to the left after you add them.
This tip is particularly helpful if you’re adding a lot of spices and seasonings. Note that if you are left handed, you may want to move your ingredients from left to right.”
Have you used this method for keeping track of what ingredients you’ve added to a recipe? Do you have a different method?
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