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40 Kitchen Tricks That You Will Want To Try


Not all of us have been blessed to be culinary geniuses, and many of us certainly find it difficult every time we enter the kitchen. Yet, sometimes even the sandwich can be a real masterpiece if you know the right trick!

The following simple kitchen tricks will help you organize things around you, clean the room, and become a better chef in an instant.

— Apply some baking soda in the oven, and spray with vinegar to remove the grease. Then, use a sponge or a brush to scrape the grime away

— Add the freshly chopped herbs in water or olive oil, and freeze them in a muffin tin or an ice-cube tray.

— Use the Pringles can as spaghetti storage container.

— To prevent the spuds from turning brown, cover the diced or shredded potatoes with cold water before cooking.

— To accelerate the drying of the sponges, keep them upright in a binder clip.

— Rub the hands with baking soda, lemon juice, or stainless steel, to neutralize the onion or garlic scent.

— To prevent rotting, store tomatoes stem end down.

— Wrap the end of a bunch of bananas with plastic wrap, or separate each banana, to prevent too fast ripening.

— To accelerate the ripening of bananas, keep them in a paper bag.

— To soften the butter in a flash, grate it with a cheese grater or flatten it with a rolling pin.

— Use a metal mesh strainer to eliminate the excess egg white, and make delicious and perfect poached eggs.

— Freeze the shelled nuts to preserve their natural oils and extend their shelf life.

— Boil the wooden spoons in a pot of water and leave them to dry in the sun to get rid of the smell and restore their clean look.

-Use flavorless dental floss to cut soft foods and desserts like cheese and cheesecakes.

— Rub half a lemon on the wooden cutting board, and sprinkle with coarse salt. Leave for 15 minutes and rinse it to clean it.

— Place the eggs in a glass of water, and if they sink to the bottom, they are fresh to eat

-Juice the lemons using a pair of tongs

— To easily cut the cherry tomatoes, place them onto a plate, hold them still using another plate, and then slide the knife between the gap.

— Microwave a bowl of lemons for a few minutes, remove the bowl, and wipe the microwave down to clean it.

— Pour the leftover coffee in an ice cube tray and freeze it.

— Use salt to eliminate the stick- on food bits from cast-iron.

— To prevent the ripening of cut fruits, use a mixture of one part honey and two parts water.

— Remove the strawberry stem or cherry pit with a firm straw.

— Use the apple slicer to slice the potatoes, and cut them in wedges and thick fries.

— Rub a lemon half over the entire surface of the sink and wipe it, to clean it and eliminate any water stains

— Use cornstarch to remove the stains from spilt oil from fabric. Vacuum after a few minutes, and eliminate the debris.

— To spritz lemon juice into the dishes while cooking, just cut off the tip of the lemon, and insert the nozzle from a spray bottle

— Use a strip of chalkboard paint to label the jars in the kitchen

— To avoid the mess, pour the batter for pancakes into a plastic bottle

— Drill several holes into a plank of wood, paint the opposite side and you will get a rack to cling the knives to the wall

— Tap a fork to the tip of a hammer, tape it, and you will get a homemade meat cleaver

— Get a teacup with a ceramic ram on the bottom, and use it to sharpen the knives

— Fold the plastic bags and keep them in a plastic container

— Mix salt and baking soda and dump the mixture down a clogged sink. Pour a glass of warm vinegar, and a kettle of hot water down the drain.

— Bend an unhooked paperclip around the top of the snack wrappers and use it as a bag latch

— To easily use the chopsticks, cut three holes into a plastic water bottle cap, make two large holes for each chopstick to fit through, and one for them both to fit, and just insert them.

— If you have burned the bottom of the toast or baked good, just grate off the charred bits.

— To prevent it from boiling over, put a wooden spoon on the top of the boiling pot.

— Use a frozen sponge instead of a lunchbox ice pack.

— Use a water bottle to easily separate the yolk from the white. Squeeze it a bit, and hold it over the yolk. Release, and it will vacuum it up.

-Place one bowl on the rotating tray of the microwave, and the other on a glass to heat them at the same time.

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