20 Kitchen Tips And Tricks No One Ever Told You About
Today we will present you 20 kitchen tips that surely you never heard of which will help you to clean your pans and pots, to maintain your kitchen always clean and how to prolong the expiration date of your products.
- How to convert the pudding into muss
When preparing the pudding, you need to use whipped cream instead of milk or water.
- How to reverse crystallized honey to its natural color
Put the honey jar in warm water and let it stand until it turns to its natural color.
- How to be sure that the eggs are fresh
You need to put the eggs in a bowl of water. If they sink, you will know that they are fresh.
- How to keep your salt from getting hard
Put a few grains of rice in the salt which will absorb the moisture, thus keeping the salt from getting hard.
- Prevent the growth of bacteria in dairy products
It can be used for sour cream and cottage cheese. This trick will prolong the expiration date of the products. Just put the sour cream or cottage cheese in the fridge, but make sure you place it upside down. This will create a vacuum effect which will prevent the bacteria affecting the products.
- Extend the shelf life of fresh vegetables
You can soak up the excess moisture and slow down decay by putting paper towels on the fridge shelf.
- How to prevent dry cheese
Rub the cheese with oil or butter to prevent it from drying and deep cracks. The butter needs to enter deep into the cracks and separated edges.
- How to keep your butter fresh
Put the butter in the freezer and make sure to store it in a zipper- bag so it will not absorb the odors of other food. The butter can sit in the freezer more than 6 months.
- How to keep your brown sugar from getting all hard and crumbly
Put it in the fridge in order to prevent getting hard. But, if the sugar is already hardened, you can soften it by placing a sealed bag with an apple and a slice of fresh bread.
- How to revive flat champagne
If your champagne doesn’t have any bubbles and is flat, before using, put 1-2 raisins in it and you will be amazed by the results.
- How to save over salted soup
If you accidently put salt in your soup and you want to remove it, add apples or some raw potatoes in the soup and boil it for 10 minutes. Apples and potatoes will remove the salt because they have the ability to absorb the excess salt. Then, you can remove them from the soup.
- How to save sinewy meat
You can save your sinewy meat by marinating it with ingredients as lemon, beer, pineapple, papaya, vinegar, and tomato juice. These ingredients can be of help because they have acids and enzymes. If this trick doesn’t work, you can cut the meat with a pizza knife.
- How to save the burned sauce
Add 1 teaspoon of peanut butter in the sauce. It will remove the burned taste.
- How to get rid of the unpleasant smell of plastic containers
You can get rid of the bad smell of your plastic containers by filling them with a newspaper. It will soak the bad smell. Before using don’t forget to wash them well.
- How to save a burned pan
Baking soda can help you to clean your burned pan. Just sprinkle some baking soda on it with 4-5 teaspoon salt. Put water and let it stand during the night. Wash the pan the following day.
- The best way to clean stainless steel
Alcohol can help you to clean stainless steel. Just soak a piece of cloth in alcohol. It will remove the stains.
- How to polish copper
Sprinkle some ketchup on it and clean it. You will be amazed by the results.
- Get rid of the excess fat in the soup
Put a bowl of soup in the fridge and let it stand for 30 minutes. Then, you can remove the fat layer of the soup. Also, you can add ice cubes to it. When the ice cubes are coated with fat, you can remove them and you can enjoy your soup without fat.
- How to improve the taste of burned milk
You can neutralize the bad smell by adding a pinch of salt in the burned milk.
- How to make your fruit ripe
Put the fruits in a paper bag and make sure to add an apple in the bag because the apple has the ability to emit ethylene gas which will speed up the ripening process.
Source: Time For Healthy Food