We should be cooking the majority of our own meals if we want to be as healthy as possible, and there are a number of cooking hacks you should learn to make navigating your way around the kitchen much easier. Even if you are no Martha Stewart, making small changes and incorporating simple kitchen tips and tricks into your daily life can help not only make the cooking process easier, but even more enjoyable.As with most things in life, finding little shortcuts and hacks is always possible. Why not save time where and when you can? In addition to the time saved with these hacks, they will make your food more delicious and professional. Below is a list of some of the best cooking tips to try with your next meal.
Use the Backside of a Cupcake Pan for Mini Taco Bowls
Just put small pieces of tortilla shaped into a bowl onto the back of the cupcake pan as pictured. It will create a tiny tortilla bowl, perfect for dipping!
Store Lettuce with Paper Towel
This will keep it from browning prematurely because the paper towel will absorb excess moisture.
Always Use the Best Onion for the Job
Each onion lends itself differently to certain dishes and uses in the kitchen. Be sure you know which onion to use!
Place Wooden Spoon Over Pot to Keep It from Boiling Over
You won't have to worry about leaving the room for a few minutes, only to come back and have the water sizzling all over your stove top. The spoon destabilizes the bubbles that occur during the boiling process, causing them to subside.