Cooking is one of the hardest part of regular chores, not just because of the sheer labor that it demands but also because good cooking cannot always be related to hard work you put on. So it is better to work smart than to just work hard. To help you achieve just that we have collected 30 Creative Kitchen Hacks That Every Cook Should Know, because they are going to make your daily cooking experience more simpler and easier.
You can make an easy to use container for coffee or sugar just using a mason jar and a salt lid. Just cut out the dispenser portion of Salt jar like shown in the image, use it to cover the mason jar, lock the jar and you are good to go.
Thumb Tack and Boiled Eggs
You can use a thumb tack to pierce the broader oval side of the egg like shown in the image. This ensures boiled eggs without any damage or imperfections.
Cool Whip and Beverages
You can freeze Cool Whip in cookie cutters to get different shaped cool additions for your beverages.
How to Perfectly Cut A Watermelon
- Diagonally make two cuts into the watermelon.
- Do the same on other side.
- Now, cut the watermelon longitudinally and that’s it!
You can use lemons under the fish for a better grill. This not only adds flavor to the fish but also prevents it from sticking.
How to Cut A Mango
Mango is a dirty fruit if you don’t know how to cut it. Well! there is an easy solution:
- Cut the Mango into three pieces using a knife so that you exclude the kernel.
- Now, make two or three (depending on the size of Mango)longitudinal cuts into the Mango.
- Make the same cuts throughout the width and push the skin of mango upwards when you are done.
- You are now ready to cut the pulp from the skin to enjoy a perfectly cut delicacy.
Heart Shaped Eggs
You can easily make heart shaped eggs using a chop stick and a rubber band. All you have to do is put the egg in the same arrangement as shown in the photo and leave it for half an hour.
Who knew an oven could be used to ripen a banana?
Making Dry Fruit
Here’s another oven surprise for you. You can actually use an oven to convert regular fruits into dried ones by just varying the temperature and time.
There’s a Kitchen hack for golden eggs too. Shake the egg violently for 1-2 minutes, boil and you are ready for a golden treat.
Saving The Ranch
To be super savvy, you can cut your Ranch into half. Also, you can apply this trick to everything similar to ranch.
You can use frozen sponges as DIY cheap lunchbox ice packs.
Getting the Best of Your Hash Browns
You can sue your waffle iron to get perfect shaped as well as tasty Hash Browns.
Keeping Your Ice Cream Soft
Simply zip lock it in a polyethylene bag to keep it soft though-out the process of storage.
Clear Ice Cubes
If you are high on getting clear ice cubes, you can simply boil the water and then put it in your freezer.
You can use an Apple slicer to slice potatoes easily and quickly.
Making Larger Ice Cubes
A perfect solution for pitchers, you can use this Kitchen Hack to make large ice cubes. This can be done by freezing lemon slices in CupCake pan.
Tortillas and coven when combined creatively pave a way for great Taco Shells.
Prevent Brown Sugar Clumping
You can prevent brown sugar from clumping by removing the moisture content. This can be easily done by using natural desiccant, that is marshmallow.
Wine and Cheese Pairing
Another cheesy little thing that wine connoisseurs must commit to memory.
Blender and Ice Cream
Quite an odd thing to do as it would seem, you can use blender to actually create an ice cream.
Tic Tac Spice Containers
Best and Easiest Way To Cut Small Food Items
Know Your Wine
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Cake Size and Servings
Using Tortilla for Chips
Grain To Water Ratio Cheat Sheet
Anatomy Of Cheese Plate
If you have figured any new or better life hacks than the ones published here, we will be more than happy if you share them with us in the comments section.