If you’re like most people, you’re probably having a hard time in the kitchen and that’s completely normal. Not everyone is born with awesome cooking skills so it’s perfectly alright if you’re struggling to prepare your own food.
However, that doesn’t mean that you should just give up right away. Cooking is critical for our survival. Considering that, you should take the time to understand it better.
If you’re not sure where to start, check out these clever kitchen hacks.
1. De-seed your vegetables fast
2. Clean your cast iron pan with salt
3. Prevent food from drying out when using your microwave
4. Properly clean your wooden cutting boards
5. Make pitting cherries easy
6. Keep plastic wrap cold
7. Use parchment paper for your cupcakes
8. Peel fruit easily by heating it in your microwave first.
9. Preserve your herbs
10. Prevent your pot from boiling over
11. Don’t waste the rest of the wine
12. Use tea for flavorful grains
13. Muffin tin meatloaf
14. Keep food from burning by adding ice cubes
15. Make your own powdered sugar
16. Make a DIY parchment brush
17. Peel eggs easily
18. Do the perfect basted egg
19. Keep your brown sugar soft
20. Make stainless steel shiny again
21. Extract the most juice possible
22. De-pit your fruit quickly
23. Make easy pour spouts
24. Easy peel potatoes
25. Get rid of the fat
26. Remove eggshell pieces
27. Keep cut fruit from browning
28. Speed Up Fruit Ripening
29. Slow down tomato rot
30. Easy way to chop up squash
31. Brew coffee without coffee machine
32. Foam milk with a frother
33. De-crystalize some honey
34. No-stick measuring spoon
35. How to cut cherry tomatoes
36. Open a stubborn jar
37. DIY buttermilk substitute
Do you have a recipe that calls for buttermilk but don’t have any? You can make your own by putting a tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice into regular milk. It doesn’t have the same thick, and creaminess as buttermilk put it does the trick.
38. Tear-free way to chop onions
39. Make cheese grating easy
40. De-kernal corn on the cob
41. Slow down your tomato’s rotting process
Keeping your tomatoes stem down helps prevent moisture from exiting and air from entering the part where it used to be attached to the vine.