The Best Kept Cooking Secrets That Will Make Your Life Easier
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T H A T W I L L M A K E Y O U R
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B E S T K E P T
Salt has some cool uses in the
kitchen besides flavoring your
Throw a pinch of salt into the next
carton of milk you open. You won’t
taste it and it’ll extend the expiration
You can also put a little bit of salt
into your tupperware. It'll prevent
the plastic from beginning to smell
while it’s being stored.
After you boil potatoes (or pasta), save the water and use it to water your
plants. It’s full of nutrients that’ll help the plants grow. Just let it cool first!
A freshly peeled potato can also remove salt from soup that’s too salty.
Drop the potato into the pot and it’ll absorb some of the salt.
A freshly peeled potato can also get rid of fruit stains on your fingers!
To check the freshness of an egg, just
fill up a glass of water and drop the
If it sinks, it’s still fresh.
If one end floats up, then you should
make it soon.
If the entire egg floats, it’s no longer
fresh and you should get rid of it.
Sometimes it’s hard to use up an entire loaf of bread in time. Seal a stalk
of celery into the bag with your bread when you notice the bread is
beginning to get stale to extend it's freshness. Pieces of bread can also
be used to help out other foods. When you bake, stick a piece of bread
with the food to keep it moist. If you burn rice, you can place a piece of
white bread on top of it for 5 minutes or so to get rid of the burned
FRUITS & VEGGIES
To keep veggies fresh, line the
vegetable drawers with papers
towels, which will absorb the
excess moisture that causes
veggies to rot.
Wrap lettuce in dry paper towels
to keep it fresh.
Avoid storing citrus fruits and
tomatoes in the fridge, because
it’ll make nutrients drain out.
If you want your herbs to last
longer, store them in a bunch in a
bag in the freezer. They’ll stay
fresher longer and will defrost as
soon as you put them in a hot pan