In order to prevent crying when cutting onions, all you need to do is put the vegetable in the freezer 10 minutes before. Nifty trick, isn’t it?
To prevent water from overflowing from a pot when cooking something, put a wooden spoon on top.
To make carrots, celery or radishes crispy, put them in icy water with ½ a potato before cooking them.
EXTEND THE LONGEVITY OF YOUR WINE
If the wine in your kitchen has started turning to vinegar, throw a few raisins in the bottle.
To prevent your salt from hardening, put a few rice grains in the salt shaker – this will absorb the moisture and keep the salt dry.
If your dough has turned out too tough, pour a glass of cold water and knead it again.
BOILING THE PERFECT EGGS
Boil a couple of eggs in water, then add a pinch of baking soda or a bit of lemon juice to make them perfect.
THE PERFECT CHILDREN TREAT
Put some Greek yogurt in a pastry syringe, then squeeze small droplets onto a parchment paper and freeze them for an hour. This will give you a nice treat for the youngest ones.
To keep your cheese fresh for longer, wrap it in paper.
Here’s another way of storing cheese – spread some oil or margarine on the surface to keep it fresh for longer. This method works great for hard cheese, but can be used on almost any type.
The picture below shows an easy way of removing strawberry tails.
BANANAS INSTEAD OF EGGS
When baking sweet dough, replace the eggs with ½ a ripe banana.
SALTY SOUP OR STEW
If your soup or stew has turned out a tad saltier than it should be, add a few potatoes in and boil them for a while. They will absorb the excess salt and save your meal.
As you can see, there are plenty of tips and tricks that will make storing everything in your kitchen easier. Try them yourself and you’ll be amazed by the results!