1. Use Dental Floss for Perfect Slices
Dental floss is not just for your teeth. It can be used to slice soft foods like cheese or cake perfectly.
2. Peel Ginger with a Spoon
Instead of a knife, use a spoon to peel ginger. It's safer and you will waste less.
3. Revive Stale Bread
Don't throw away stale bread. Just wrap it in a damp cloth and heat it in the oven for a few minutes.
4. Use Ice Cube Tray for Herbs
Freeze fresh herbs in an ice cube tray with olive oil. This way, you'll always have them ready for cooking.
5. Easily Peel Garlic
Shake garlic cloves in a closed container. The peels will come off easily.
6. Avoid Crying While Cutting Onions
Chew gum while cutting onions to avoid crying. The chewing action distracts your tear ducts.
7. Freeze Baking Ingredients
Freeze baking ingredients like flour or nuts to keep them fresh and prevent bugs.
8. Use a Bottle to Separate Egg Yolks
Separate egg yolks from whites using a plastic bottle. Just squeeze the bottle to suck up the yolk.
9. Measure Sticky Ingredients
Coat your measuring spoon or cup with hot water or a dash of cooking oil before measuring sticky ingredients like honey. They will slide right off.
10. Grate Frozen Butter
If you need to spread butter evenly on dough, grate it while it's frozen.