Make the most of your time in your kitchen, of your groceries, and of your very life (after all we need to eat to live) with this MakeAGif guide of quick and easy kitchen and food hacks.
Need to know if an egg is still good? Drop it in a bowl of cold water.
If it sinks to the bottom it’s still good. If the egg floats, toss it, it’s a rotten egg.
Weep no more! You can cut onions without tears.
Simply turn on the fan over your stove and cut your onions beneath the range. The fan will suck up the stinging onion’s fumes leaving your peepers safe.
Rejuvenate wilted celery, herbs, broccoli, and other greens.
If you’ve got some sad greens in the fridge, just cut off the bottom and place the vegetable in a glass or pitcher with a little cold water. Keep it that way in the fridge till it’s time to eat and you’ll discover your greens have a new crisp.
Get perfect crispy bacon every time by using the oven!
Just pop it on a pan in the oven for 20 minutes at 400 degrees (flip once) for next-level bacon with superb texture.
Preserve your food by vacuum sealing it on the cheap.
Yes, you can buy a machine that will vacuum seal food for either freezing or for long term storage. OR you can just use a straw to suck out the air and seal it yourself.
Make fun-shaped eggs and pancakes.
Got kids? Or do you just want to start the day with a cheery breakfast? Use cookie cutters to easily make eggs and pancakes in any shape that puts a smile on your face.
No more tipped-over and fallen tacos!
Tacos are a near perfect food, with their only flaw being they are guaranteed to tip and spill their awesomeness. But you can prevent this tragedy but using a fork to keep your tacos upright!
Waffle iron everything.
Cook perfect hashbrowns, omelets, quesadillas, pressed sandwiches, grilled meats, and oh so much more using a waffle iron. This one appliance is much more versatile than its name!
Keep bread, cookies, and baked goods, fresh with an apple.
Extend the life of your baked goods, and stop them from going stale too fast. by including an apple slice or two along with your yummies when you wrap them up for storage.
Elevate eating cupcakes with one smooth move.
Who knew humanity was eating cupcakes incorrectly for who-knows-how-long?
Have you tried any of the hacks on this list? Do you have any of your own? Fill us in through the comment section below!