28 Kitchen Hacks You Will Immediately Want to Try Out

It doesn’t matter whether you are someone who knows their way around the kitchen, or someone who is just starting out, in this article, we decided to gather the 28 most unique, smart and one-of-a-kind hacks that will prove to be very beneficial to you.

The tricks you will see below can be about anything, from making a sandwich to washing the sink, but one thing is for certain – they will make your life easier. So without further ado, we suggest you take a look at the tips, tricks and hacks below, and make your culinary life a whole lot easier:

 

  1. Lemon Juice Spray – If you cut off the top of a lemon and insert the nozzle from a spray bottle, you will end up with a spritz lemon juice that you can use for all your dishes or while cooking.

 

  1. Organization – Label jars using a strip of chalkboard paint.

 

  1. Clean Dispenser – Take your pancake batter, pour it into a plastic bottle and it will make for an excellent mess-free dispenser. Just make sure that the batter is well mixed.

 

  1. Knife Rack – Drill holes into a plank of wood and glue magnets in them. Once done, paint the opposite side with paint that isn’t toxic, and your knives will just float/hang on the wall.

 

  1. Homemade Meat Cleaver – All you have to do is tap a fork to the tip of a hammer, and make sure to tape it well and wash the hammer before using it.

 

  1. Sharpen Your Knife – Using the bottom of a ceramic rim, you can swipe your knife across the surface and sharpen it.

 

  1. Save Space – Store your plastic bags like shown on the image below in a plastic container to save space.

 

  1. Clean Grease – Baked grease in the oven can be cleaned using a mix of baking soda and vinegar.

 

  1. Perfect Sandwiches – If you struggle to fit two slices of sandwich meat on your bread, cut them in the middle and place them like shown on the picture.

 

  1. Fresh Microwave – Microwave a bowl of lemons for a few minutes, before wiping the microwave. It will be clean and fresh.

 

  1. Eggs Hack – To tell how fresh your eggs are, place them in a glass of water. If they float, they are bad, if they sink, they are fresh.

 

  1. Juice Lemons – To juice lemons easier, all you have to do is use a pair of tongs.

 

  1. Lemon Cleaning – Lemons also do a great job for cleaning. Simply cut a lemon in half and rub it on the entire surface before wiping everything off with a cloth.

 

  1. Cornstarch vs. Grease – If you happen to stain your clothes with grease, then cornstarch will help get the job done and eliminate the grease like it was never there.

 

  1. Clogged Sink – Mix baking soda and salt, before dumping the mixture down the sink and pouring a glass of warm water over it. This will help clean everything.

 

  1. Paperclips – All you have to do is unhook a paperclip, and you can use it as a bag latch by bending it around the top of the your snack wrappers.

 

  1. Cut Tomatoes Faster – To cut tomatoes faster, place a bunch of them on a plate, and use another plate to hold them in place. Then simply cut all of them at once through the middle opening

 

  1. Chopstick Hack – If you aren’t that good with chopsticks, cut three holes in a plastic water bottle cap. Two holes big enough for each chopstick to fit through, and one big enough for both of them to fit. Insert the two chopsticks and you’ll have some help for your chopsticks, so you can enjoy your dish of sushi.

 

  1. Separate Egg and Yolk – To easily separate the two, use a water bottle to suck up the yolk. Just squeeze the bottle a little bit, and the yolk will be vacuumed up the bottle.

 

  1. Heat More – To heat two bowls in the microwave at the same time, place the first bowl on the rotating tray, and the other one on a glass.

 

  1. Fix Burned Food – If you ever burned a piece of toast or a baked good, simply grate off the burned part and you are good to go.

 

  1. Don’t Boil Over – To prevent a boiling pot to boil over, simple place a wooden spoon on top of the pot.

 

  1. Frozen Sponge – Frozen sponge makes the perfect cheap DIY lunchbox ice pack.

 

  1. Pringles Hack – You can use an empty container of Pringles as spaghetti storage container. You can even decorate the box to your taste.

 

  1. Strawberry Wonder – The stem of a strawberry can easily be removed using a firm straw. This saves time, effort and makes the strawberries more enjoyable.

 

  1. Wooden Cutting Board Cleaning – In order to properly wash and disinfect a wooden cutting board, mix lemon and salt. Rub some lemon over the cutting board, and sprinkle salt over it. Let it sit for 15 minutes before washing it off.

 

  1. Apple/Potato Slicer – You can use your apple slicer as a potato slicer, and it is a breeze to cut thick fries or wedges for a tasty meal.

 

  1. Flavorless Dental Floss – Keep the flavorless dental floss in store to use to cut soft foods. You can cut cheese cakes, desserts and other soft foods.

Source: providr.com

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