Last Updated on 2020-12-30 by Audie Casiguran
Get a nice brand new pair of scissors just for the kitchen. These scissors can be used to cut green onions, herbs and mushrooms, plus large lettuce leaves.
Microwave your butter for 10 seconds on 50% power, then flip it over and do another 10 seconds on 30% power. Nice soft butter, ah…
So how do you get your water to boil faster? Tired of waiting like me? Use fresh cold water and put a lid on your pot. It will boil very quickly.
Always put food types in separate containers.
You don’t want to freeze your chicken and other items together. They can then be put in plastic freezer bags and you can use what you need from each type of food.
If you don’t have or like using a rack to roast, get two extreme sized onions, cut them in half and place on a roasting pan.
Set the roast on top of the onions and the fat will drain. In addition the onions add flavor to your meat!
The best way to remove garlic screen from fresh garlic cloves is to microwave the clove(s) for 10 seconds and they will slip right off.
Have you ever had your bowl or cutting board slide on the counter top?
An easy fix for this it to put a damp towel under the cutting board or bowl. No more movement.
Microwave for about 3 minutes on the high setting. The skin will peel away with no hassle.
Spray a tiny amount of oil on the grater before you use for cheese or any other type of sticky food.
To stop semi-soft cheeses, like mozzarella and Monterey jack, from sticking to itself, freeze for 5 minutes. This will help out nicely during the shredding process.
Ever been halfway through cooking a meal and find you’re missing an ingredient?
Check your recipe list before starting and save yourself a lot of time and head aches. Rice
It’s always best to cook rice in extra quantities than you expect. It holds up well in the refrigerator (up to one week) and you can heat it easily in the microwave for a minute as leftovers.