20 Useful Kitchen Hacks

 

-by Mehak Joshi

The colors, smells, and textures experienced whilst cooking up a storm in the kitchen trigger a happiness response in us that is hard to deny. Immensely self-gratifying, the absolute best thing about cooking as a hobby is sampling your creations afterwards.

Today’s blog is all about useful kitchen tips which can make your life easier.  These top 20 tips make cooking insanely easy and saves time & money.

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To store herbs- Chop and freeze them with some olive oil or butter then just use cubes while cooking.

 

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To chill your bottles faster- Fill a large bowl with water and ice at a ratio of 1:1, then add salt (2 tablespoons for 1 liter of water). Place your bottle in the water so that it is completely covered in ice and water. In 2 minutes it will be 8-10 degrees cooler.

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When reheating food in the microwave, spread it out on the plate in the shape of a ring. It will reheat evenly that way.

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Paper cupcake cases are an excellent way to keep your drink safe from marauding insects.

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If you want your ice cream to stay soft even when it’s in the freezer, put it inside a sealed plastic bag.

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To easily remove stems from strawberries just use a straw.

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Use a spoon while peeling kiwi fruit.  it saves time and hassle.

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Cut in half- dab with a kitchen tool- voila you have pomegranate seeds in no time.

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To remove a boiled egg from its shell with minimal hassle, put a teaspoon of baking soda in the water before boiling.

 

 

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