Cooking and handling food is hard enough as it is without the usual spills and mishaps. Luckily, the internet is filled with useful life hacks to make preparing and eating food so much easier!
Buy your veggies in bulk and freeze them in airtight bags so they don’t go bad for weeks.
Save your asparagus by cutting off their bottoms and putting them in a jar of water.
Need to slice up some tomatoes or grapes? Put them between two plates and slice right through!
Peel oranges easily by cutting off the top and bottom, and then making a little slice at the side. And then unroll.
Stick a straw through strawberries to quickly get rid of the tops.
To make peeling eggs easier, add a bit of baking soda to the boiling water.
Separate egg yolks from whites by sucking the yolk out with a plastic bottle.
Fish out stray eggshells with a larger piece of eggshell.
Cut up soft cheeses and cakes using unscented dental floss instead of a knife.
Prevent excess grease from getting into your cupcakes by putting some dried rice at the bottom of your cupcake tin.
If your oven always burns the top of your cakes, put a wet sheet of wax paper on top to keep it from happening again.
Use a waffle maker to evenly and quickly cook up some bacon.
Put a stick through the lid of a yogurt cup and freeze it to make yogurt pops.
Put your ice cream in an airtight bag before you put them in the freezer so you won’t have super hard ice cream when you serve.
Freeze your coffee in an ice cube tray, so you can whip up some iced coffee without diluting your drink.
Put a paper towel in with your lettuce when you put it in the fridge. The paper towel soaks up the moisture, which keeps your lettuce fresh and crispy.
Slice a watermelon in half, and cut the halves into strips to make it easier to eat.
Put too much milk in your oatmeal? Add in a few teaspoons of chia seeds to get rid of the wateriness!
Need a taco stand? Use an upside down cupcake tray!
Need a guide for what wine to use at your next dinner party? Here’s a quick guide.
Did we miss any useful hacks? Share your favorite food hacks in the comments below!
YouTuber Proves We’ve All Been Eating Burgers The Wrong Way
Oh gosh. My entire life is a lie!
Who the hell doesn’t like burgers? I, for once, am a sucker for a good sandwich. Well sure I know burgers aren’t exactly the healthiest of food choices but I always consider it as my little “guilty pleasure.” After a long day of work, I sometimes go out and grab my favorite burger to reward myself and kick the stress away.
Personally, I think there is always something satisfying about biting that special bun filled with meat, cheese, sauce, and a few vegetables. Call me corny or whatever but there’s really something “magical” about how all the different flavors perfectly mix together. Burgers are definitely my favorite!
The only downside to the damn thing, however, is that eating it can be a bit messy. It’s a struggle to keep the food together especially if you are eating a big one....
15 Clever Packing Hacks for Your Next Out of Town Trip
Keep your all your important stuff safe, secure, and efficiently packed in your suitcase with these 15 foolproof packing hacks.
Packing is filled with mishaps, that sadly, we only realize once it's too late. Sometimes we forget to pack our essentials (like that high-SPF sunblock or those thick winter socks). Other times we end up with a mess of stuff that takes as long to unpack as it does to unpack. And for the frequent flyers out there, how many times have you packed up your toiletries, only for them to explode in your bag mid-flight?
To avoid those typical travel disasters, we've compiled a couple of travel tips that will definitely come in handy. So the next time you're heading out for a vacation or even a business trip, keep these packing hacks in mind.
1. Stuff your hats with clothes so they don't get deformed in your luggage.
This Trick Should Help You Save Time In Tying Your Tie
That was quick! Definitely saves you time.
Tying a tie can be a challenge especially when you’ve just started adulting or you need to go to a formal event. If you don’t know the tricks to putting on a tie properly, you would spend a lot of time dwelling on it.
However, there’s this simple trick that would help tie your tie in just five seconds. You won’t even need help from someone else and you don’t need special tools to help you tie it.
Hacks World shares this awesome video showing how you can cleverly put on a tie in a super quick way. It starts by looping the tie around your left hand completely three times. Pinch the fabric altogether and secure it using your right hand. The next thing is you pull the innermost loop out while pushing the rest through it....