Food hacks are every person God sent fairies and always go a long way in saving a situation or making it a little bit better. Here are a few kitchen hacks that are definitely worth knowing and worthwhile;
1.Adding salt to coffee to make it less bitter.
Coffee can be bitter at times, mostly when consumed without sugar. Adding a little bit of salt reduces the bitterness in coffee and is also said to be better than sugar.
2.Chilling onions in the freezer to avoid crying.
Everyone definitely agrees that crying while dicing onions can be a bit uncomfortable. Chilling onions in the fridge is one legit and proven method which will always prevent you from shedding tears.
3. Cutting the bottom off lemons or limes when hand juicing.
When hand juicing lemons or limes, it is advisable to cut the bottom off and then press the fruit facing up. This ensures that you get the maximum amount of juice off the fruit.
4.Turning the bowl instead of the hand mixer.
You have been doing it wrong all this time. When making thick batters, try turning the bowl instead of turning the mixture as it takes less energy. This will also be less messy and time saving.
5.Ripening an avocado by baking it in the oven.
Avocado lovers know how disappointing it is to find that your avocado is a few days under. Baking the avocado softens the edges making them edible. This method however will not work in cases where the avocado is rock-hard.
6.Storing greens wrapped in paper towel to increase the shelf life.
This is one of the most used food hacks worldwide. Wrapping greens in a paper towel before storing them in the fridge extends the shelf life. The paper towels keeps the green dry since they absorb moisture.