10 Kitchen Tricks & Tips

Hi everyone,  I hope you are all having a good day. So,  I saw this post by Afrolems food blog which I thought you might find really helpful. Below you will find 10 kitchen tips and tricks that you may or may not know about.

Thank me later! Cheers!

1. When cooking, if you want to stop water from boiling over, place a wooden spoon over the pot. stop water from boiling over with wooden spoon. (When cooking rice or pasta, you can add  1/2  teaspoon of oil – Olive oil or Vegetable oil. This can also stop water from boiling over.)

stop water from boiling over with wooden spoon

2. Hate that onion or garlic smell that refuses to go after several washes? Rub your hands in your stainless steel sink or a stainless steel spoon and the smell comes off. how to remove onion smell from hands.

how to remove onion smell from hands

3. To Clean Smoked Fish; Use an iron sponge to scrub it or deep it in hot water and scrub with salt.

4.To make sure your okro/okra does not lose its resilience (to make sure it draws), do not cover the pot when cooking it. how to make okro draw.

how to make okro draw

5. When cooking Ogbono, fry the ogbono in a little palm oil to break it down so it does not end up lumpy in your soup.

6. To Prevent egg shells from cracking when boiling, add a pinch of salt to the water. prevent egg from cracking with salt.

prevent egg from cracking with salt

7. Do you have plastic bowls with tomato stains? To avoid that in the future, rub some vegetable oil in the bowl before pouring in your tomato. To revive the old ones, place the bowl in the sun for a few hours, it would reduce the tomato appearance significantly.

8. When storing empty airtight containers, throw in a pinch of salt to keep them from getting stinky. plastic Bowls stinky problem with salt.

plastic Bowls stinky proBlem with salt

9. To reuse cooking oil without tasting whatever was cooked previously in the oil, cook a chunk of ginger in the oil and the taste of what was previously cooked will be gone.

10. Can’t finish your fruits or plantain in one seating? Spray lemon juice over the top and put in the fridge. Days after it does not rot. how to preserve plantains.

how to preserve plantains

Photo Credits (Afrolems)

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