Another method is to add a few drops of soap and water to cover bottom of pan, and then on stove bring to a boil.
Yams and sweet potatoes on the average take 1 1/2 hours to bake. They can be baked in advanced, refrigerated and used within a week by baking again for 30 minutes in a 375° oven. Just as good as the original baking!
These same potatoes will remove stains from your fingers. Rub raw sliced potato on the stains and rinse with soap and water.
That leftover wine will also keep if frozen into ice cubes and used later in casseroles and sauces.
Hard boiled eggs in 10 minutes!! Cover eggs with water. Bring to boil. Boil uncovered for 10 minutes. Rinse with cold water. Remove shell. Perfect eggs.