Cooking is sometimes stressful, especially when you are cooking for several people. However, there are several tips and tricks that can ease your time spent in the kitchen.
These are 19 tricks from top notch chefs that will simplify your life and cooking:
1. Crispy Potatoes
To make your fried potatoes crispy and delicious, you just have to microwave them for a minute prior to frying.
2. Making Your Knife Convenient for Cutting
To disable your knife’s handle from slipping off, just fasten strong rubber bands along the knife’s handle.
3. Keeping Bread Fresh
To preserve bread’s freshness, put some apples in your breadbox.
4. The Best Turkish Coffee
If you don’t want the coffee grounds to appear in your cup of Turkish coffee, we have one trick to tell you how to prevent that. When you prepare Turkish coffee in a cezve, add a tbsp of cold water into the coffee and leave it on the stove half a minute.
5. Smells on Dishes
If your dish preserved the smell of onions, you only have to wash the dish with vinegar or water to get rid of the smell.
6. Keeping Chopped Onion Fresh
Chopped onions can quickly get spoiled. However, there’s a trick to keep chopped onions fresh for a long time. Just grease chopped onions with veggie oil and put them in a container.
7. Homemade Mayonnaise
If you have some sour cream and a hard-boiled egg, you can make your homemade mayonnaise. To make it, you only have to mix several tablespoons of sour cream with the yolk of a hard-boiled egg. Once you do that, add a spoonful of mustard in the mixture.
8. Prevent Avocado Browning
Once you cut an avocado and leave it on the kitchen counter, it will get brown. However, to prevent that, you only have to sprinkle an avocado’s half with vinegar and store it with chopped onions.
9. Preserving Veggies
If you want your veggies to last longer, just wrap them in food foil and store in the fridge.
10. Refreshing Baked Foods
If you want to refresh a baked food’s taste, you should heat it up in a frying pan instead of heating it in a microwave.
11. Stale Bread
Before your bread goes completely stale, try out this recipe.
12. Frozen Wine
Yes, you can freeze some wine and later add it to your drinks!
13. Mashed Potatoes
To make delicious mashed potatoes, you only have to add warm milk to them instead of cold milk.
14. Tasty Ice Cubes
These work great in summer months!
15. Separating an Egg Yolk
Separating an egg yolk has never been easier, all you need for that is a plastic bottle.
16. Leftover Maize
Never throw away your leftover maize. You can add it to your salads!
17. Rich Flavor of a Dish
To preserve a dish’s flavor, heat the plate before serving hot dishes and cold the plate before serving cold dishes.
18. Oversalted Soup
Did you oversalt that soup? No problem. Just add two sugar cubes to the soup to bring it back to the normal saltiness.
19. Tender Beef
To make your beef tender, marinate it in mayo before cooking.