20 Kitchen Tips And Tricks No One Ever Told You About
If you want to keep your kitchen clean, to know how to prolong the shelf life of your produce and the easiest way to clean your pots and pans, you are in the right place because we will provide you the best 20 kitchen tips and tricks no one ever told you about.
Here are the following trick that will make your life easier:
1#How to convert the pudding into muss
All you have to do is to use whipped cream instead of milk or water when you prepare the pudding, Bon appetite!
2#How to reverse crystalized honey to its natural color
Just put the honey jar in warm water and leave it until it becomes clear again.
3#How to be sure that the eggs are fresh
Here is the simplest trick how you can discover whether your eggs are freshed or not. Put them in a bowl filled with water and if your eggs sink, it means they are fresh. On the other hand, if they float, they are bad eggs.
4#How to keep your salt from getting hard
This trick is very effective, you just need to put a few grains of rice in it. The rice will keep the salt from getting hard because it absorbs the moisture.
5#Prevent the growth of bacteria in dairy products
This amazing trick can be used for both cottage cheese and sour cream. It will help you to prolong the shelf life of these products. To achieve this, you need to place the cottage cheese or sour cream container in the fridge upside down. By doing so, you actually create a vacuum effect thus preventing the growth of bacteria that spoil the food.
6#Extend the shelf life of fresh vegetables
What you do here is quite simple – put some paper towels on the fridge shelf to soak up the excess moisture and thus slow down decay.
7#How to prevent dry cheese
In order to prevent your cheese from drying and making large,deep cracks across the surface, you need to rub it over with oil or butter. Make sure to press the butter deep into the cracks and rub it into the detached edges.
8#How to keep your butter fresh
With this amazing trick, you can buy butter on sale and store it in your fridge without the fear that it might go bad. You just store it in the freezer because butter can sit there for more than 6 months. In order to prevent the absorbtion of other food odors, store it in a zipper-bag.
9#How to keep your brown sugar from getting all hard and crumbly
Keep it in the fridge since it doesn’t get hard in this way. On the other hand, if it is already hardened, you can place a sealed bag with a slice of fresh bread and apple in order to soften. You will be amazed by the results.
10#How to revive flat champagne
It may sound unbelievable, but you can actually your champagne fizz. If your champagne is flat and it doesn’t have any bubbles, then just put 1-2 raisins in it, a few minutes before you use it. This trick works wonders!
11# How to save over salted soup
In order to remove the salt that you accidentally put in your soup, just add some raw potatoes or apples in it and boil for 10 minutes. Potatoes and apples will help you remove the salt because they are extremely beneficial for absorbing the extra salt. After that, remove the potatoes or the apples from the soup. If, however, this doesn’t work, then you add some sugar or vinegar in it. Your last option is to use some water or unsalted soup in it.
12# how to save sinewy meat
You should marinate the meat whith ingredients such as pineapple, lemon, beer, tomato juice, papaya and vinegar. These ingredients will help you save your sinwy meat because they contain enzymes and acids. However, if this trick fails, gently cut the meat using a pizza knife.
13# How to save the burned sauce
If you have burned your sauce, just add 1 tsp. of peanut butter in each cup. It effectively removes the burned taste.
14#How to get rid of the unpleasent smell of plastic containers
Due to the fact that plastic is porous, plastic containers usually absorb bad smell even when you wash them thoroughly. In order to get rid of that smell. Fil them with a newaspaper which will soak the bad odor. Do not forget to wash them before use.
15#How to save a burned pan
As you know, soda is the one ingredient that we should always have in our kitchen cabinet. Here is one more reason why you should always have baking soda. You can use it in order to clean a burned pan, all you need to do is to sprinkle some baking soda in combination with 4 to 5 tsp. of salt. Cover the pan with water and leave it overnight. Wash the pan the next day.
16#The best way to clean stainless steel
Stainless steel is best cleaned with alcohol. Simply soak a piece of cloth in some alcohol and remove the stains.
17#How to polish copper
Ketchup is your main ingredient when it comes to cleaning kitchenware. Just sprinkle some hetchup on it and clean it with a piece of cloth. The results will amaze you.
18#Get rid of the excess fat in the soup
If you have prepared a soup which has too much fat in it, do not throw it away. Just put a bowl of soup in the fridge for 30 minutes and then remove the layer of faqt from the soup. Another tip which can be very useful is to add ice cubes if you are in a hurry and you can’t wait for 30 minutes. Once the icecubes get coated with fat, just remove them and enjoy your fat-free soup. Alternatively, put a piece of lettuce to absorb the excess fat. Remove it when it becomes soft.
19#How to improve the taste of burned milk
Just add a pinch of salt in burned milk to neutralize the bad smell.
20#How to make your fruit ripe
In order to make your fruits ripe, just place them in a paper bag. Include an apple in the bag as well in order to speed up the ripening process because apples emit ethylene gas.