As mamas, we’re always looking for tips and tricks to use that both help food last longer and allow us to spend less time in the kitchen (and more time with our kids!). We’ve gathered up 10 fantastic and unexpected kitchen hacks that you never knew but will now never forget!
Read on for the 10 unexpected kitchen hacks you’ll never forget.
#1 – Freeze your broth, never run out!
You know how you’re always throwing away boxes of chicken broth from your fridge? And then you never have it on hand when you need it? Here’s the solution!
#2 – Poor water over guacamole to prevent browning
Slowly pour water over guacamole to prevent that nasty browning. The water servers to prevent the dip from reacting with oxygen. Just gently pour the water out before eating.
#3 – Warm Up a Knife Under Water to Make Perfect cake slices.
I never realized my cake slicing was inadequate until now 🙂
#4 – Finally, an easy way to peel hardboiled eggs!
Ok, you have to watch this. Because you won’t believe me if I explain it here. This kitchen hack will make your life so much easier.
#5 – Keep Herbs In Place why you chop.
Adding a pinch of salt over your herbs will keep them from jumping all around while you chop on your cutting board. Just keep in mind that salt makes it into the food, so don’t over-season!
#6 – Hull a Strawberry with a Straw!
Did you know that pushing a straw through the bottom of a strawberry will give you a perfectly hulled berry? Hmm, maybe that’s why they call them straw-berries? 🙂
#7 – Flames will reduce the tears!
When chopping an onion, light a handle and place it nearby. Another option if you’re chopping next to your stove is to turn on one of your burners. This is an awesome kitchen hack to help you chop onions easier!
#8 – Grill Fish on Lemons to Prevent Sticking
Tired of your fish getting stuck on the grill? Stick the fillet on a bed of lemons and prevent sticking and add great flavor!
#9 – Prevent Brown Sugar from Hardening
Believe it or not, marshmallows will prevent brown sugar from clumping!
#10 – Keep Bug Out With Coffee Filters!
You might also try cupcake liners, which I think would be prettier 🙂
Which of these kitchen hacks did you try? Let us know in the comments below!