In today’s world people are just running behind things; there is no place for slow survivors. You need to be smart and efficient in your work. Be it work, home or any other situation. Same is the case with your kitchen. Managing a kitchen is no small responsibility. It is a constant juggling between a numbers of things. You must be smart and quick while doing that. Coming to your rescue, here are some simple but incredible hacks that will help you in efficient kitchen management. Always remember to stay smart and smart quick. Have a look.
Here Are The Following 10 Incredible Food Life Hacks
Keep Bananas Fresh For Long
It is tough to keep bananas fresh for a long time; isn’t it? Here is the way out. Take bananas either single ones or in a bunch and cover the tip of it tightly. For covering you can either use a plastic wrap or aluminium foil; make sure the wrap is tight and only on the opening tip of it. Isn’t it simple and awesome; Try it out.
Say Goodbye To Tears While Chopping Onions
Onions; it is a nightmare chopping onions with all the burning and watering of eyes. Wouldn’t it be great if you could cut onions without crying? The answer to this is a simple tip. Just after peeling the outer covering of the onion cut it in two halves and put it in cold water. This will eliminate the eye watering and burning.
Identify Fresh Eggs
Differentiating good eggs from bad ones gets a bit tough. It is simple; just put eggs in cold water. The ones which stay at the bottom are good fresh ones; discard the floating eggs, they are un-fresh and rotten. One more tip related to eggs; for checking out whether the egg is hard boiled or still under-boiled simply spin it on a flat surface. The completely hard boiled eggs will spin easily, others will not.
Ice Cream Sandwich In Quick Minutes
This one will make the kids happy. P.S. There is a kid in each one of us. Ever heard of sandwich ice-cream? We all love it. Here is a simple tip to make your favourite ice-cream sandwich. Take two chocolate (or any preferred flavour) cookies. Cut a slab of ice-cream keeping its wrapper intact; place it between the cookies like a sandwich and simply peel of the surrounding wrapper. Your yummy ice cream sandwich is ready.
Manage And Manipulate Any Extra Salt
If you happen to put excess salt in any dish a simple way to normalise it is by using curd. Yes add freshly made curd to the dish as per quantity. This will help in neutralising any extra flavour of the dish and give it an added creamy appearance.
Keep Veggies Fresh For Long
To prolong life of vegetables like carrots, leafy vegetables like spinach or methi etc. it is advisable that before storing you chop off the extras like the tips or stems. This keeps them fresh for longer time and also prolongs their life.
Adult Ice Candies
We all cherished ice candies as kids; it was lovingly called ‘pepsi-cola candy’. As adults you can try making these with a change. Freeze your favourite cocktail or mocktail drink (as per preference) into a plastic tube shaped bag or suitable mould and enjoy your favourite cocktail as an ice candy.
For yummy chocolate milk try this out. Crush few chocolate cream biscuits and place it in the ice making tray. Add milk to it and keep it for freezing. Once the cubes are ready, simply put them in a glass and add milk and chocolate syrup to it. Your super yummy chocolate shake will be ready in minutes. You can even stock these cubes for a couple of days to save time.
Lemon Juice In Seconds
For juicing out the lemons, which is a task at times you can simply make use of a tong. Yes a tong used for various purposes like making chapattis etc. can be used. Place the half cut lemon between the tongs and press it; here you get the fresh lemon juice within seconds.
Clean Tough Brass Utensils
For cleaning brass utensils or any other brass made items make use of tamarind (imli). The rinds of tamarind can be soaked in water for some time and this pulp must be rubbed on the metal surface. This leaves it shining and clean.
Removing Garlic Peels With Ease
At times peeling garlic skin off is a very cumbersome task. Before peeling garlic, heat in microwave for 10 seconds. This will make the removal of skin easier as the garlic clove and its skin becomes soft.
Make use of these simple yet efficient tips for efficiently managing your cooking and kitchen. Stay smart.