There are 20 kitchen tips that you never heard of which will help you to clean your pans and pots, to maintain your kitchen always clean, and how prolong the expiration date of your products. These tricks will make your life easier.
1. How to convert the pudding into muss
When preparing the pudding, you need to use whipped cream instead of milk or water.
2. 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. Then it would be ready to use in any purpose.
3. How to 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.
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 moisture.
5. 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 from affecting the products.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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 for more than 6 months.
9. 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.
11. How to save over salted soup
If you accidentally 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. 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 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.
13. How to save the burned sauce
Add 1 teaspoon of peanut butter to the sauce. It will remove the burned taste.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. How to polish copper
Ketchup is your main ingredient when it comes to cleaning kitchenware. Just sprinkle some ketchup 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
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. 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
You can neutralize the bad smell by adding a pinch of salt to the burned milk.
20. 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.