The most frustrating aspect of cooking is in the cleaning up afterwards.
Getting rid of grease from your pots and pans can be a tedious chore but there are kitchen tips to help you out and also to assist in the preservation of your foodstuff.
Let’s check out these tips!
1. Preserve Your Fresh Vegetables
You can soak any excess moisture in your refrigerator by using paper towels, this wil help to preserve your fresh veggies.
2. Preserve Your Salt
By putting a few grains of rice in your salt shaker you can prevent it from getting hard as it will effectively absorb moisture.
3. Know Whether You Have Bought Fresh Eggs
To know whether you have bought fresh eggs, put them in a bowl containing water and watch. If your eggs are fresh they will sink to the bottom of the bowl of water.
4. You Can Cut Down Bacteria Growth In Your Dairy Products
You can preserve your sour milk and cottage cheese better by putting them in a container and turning this container upside down, what happens is bacteria is prevented from growing because of the vacuum effect created.
5. Preserve Your Brown Sugar
You can keep your brown sugar from becoming hard by refrigerating it, however if it is hard already you can soften it by putting it in a sealed bag and adding a slice of apple or bread in the plastic bag.
6. You Can Prevent Your Cheese From Drying
To keep your cheese dry and fresh just rub it with butter or oil.
7. Freshen Up Your Butter
You can ensure that your butter is not tainted with the odours from other foodstuff by putting it in a zipper bag and refrigerating it.
8. Revive Your Flat Champagne
You can get your flat champagne bubbly once more by putting 1 to 2 raisins in it.
9. How To Convert Pudding Into Mousse
To turn your pudding to mousse make it with whipped cream rather than water or milk.
10. Get Your Crystallized Honey Back To Its Natural Colour
Honey can crystallize, to get it back to its natural firm just put your honey jar in warm water.
11. To Rectify Over salted Soup
To soak up the excess salt in your soup add some raw potatoes or apples and boil for about 10 minutes.
Afterwards take out the potatoes and apples and taste, if the soup is still salty you can add vinegar, sugar or water to your soup.
12. Prevent Your Meat From Becoming Sinewy
You can prevent your meat from getting sinewy by marinating it with tomato juice, vinegar, lemon, pineapple and beer.
The enzymes in these ingredients will prevent your meat from getting sinewy.
13. Eliminate Excess Fat In Your Soup
You can refrigerate your fatty soup for 30 minutes, you will see the fat deposits which you can remove easily.
14. Rectify The Taste Of Your Burnt Milk
If your milk is burnt just add a pinch of salt to it and you will get rid of any bad smell.
15. Ripen Your Fruits
To ripen your fruits overnight just put them in a paper bag with an apple, you will be able to speed up the ripening process of your fruits.
16. Freshen The Smell Of Your Plastic Containers
Even after washing your plastic containers they may still smell bad, you can get rid of this bad smell by filling then up with newspaper.
17. Burnt Sauce
To get rid of any bad taste in your burnt sauce just add a teaspoon of peanut butter to it.
18. Get Your Copper Polished
You can polish your copper using ketchup. Just put some ketchup on a towel and wipe the copper with it. Your copper will come out looking clean and shiny.
19. Preserve A Burnt Pan
To restore your burnt pans just add 4 to 5 teaspoons of salt, some baking soda and water to it and leave this mixture on it overnight. Wash your pan in the morning and you will be amazed by how clean it will become.
20. Get Your Stainless Steel Cutlery Cleaned
You can use alcohol to get your stainless steel cutlery cleaned but putting some alcohol on a clean towel and wiping them clean.
Source: Home Healthy Recipes