Everyone can benefit from useful kitchen hacks whether you are experienced in the kitchen or a total novice still afraid to pick up a knife and a cutting board. Cooking is a learned skill for sure, but important tips like how to keep vegetables fresh and what ingredients can be substituted for others can go a long way when you are trying to make the ultimate meal.
Kitchen hacks like those in this list make your time in the kitchen not only easier, but also smarter. Your friends and family will bow down to you, master of all things kitchen and cooking when they see the things you’re going to come up with.
So without further ado, here are some incredible food hacks that will change your experience in the kitchen for the better. And, we hope, make your food that much more delicious along the way. Happy cooking, everyone!
No More Tears
Onions are an essential part of so many recipes- it is nearly impossible to escape them. While they enhance the flavor of dishes, they can be a real pain to work with. Just chopping a simple onion can leave you running around the house trying to get fresh air in your eyes will tears are streaming down your face.
The solution? Put a metal spoon in your mouth. This might help to lift your soft palate and prevent tears from forming. You can also leave an open bowl of water next to as you cut, it might do the trick. Worst case scenario- bring out the swimming goggles.