10 Easy Food Hacks

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Quick and easy cooking tricks from The Recipe Club team. Follow these tips to learn how to save time and energy in the kitchen.

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  • 10 EASY FOOD HACKS
  • Get the most juice out of a lemon by cutting lengthwise instead of widthwise.
  • If you're trying to fish eggshell pieces out of a cracked egg in a bowl, wet your fingers first for very easy removal. You can also use a shell to shovel it out.
  • Keep your ice cream in a Ziploc bag in the freezer to prevent it from getting too hard and remain scoop-able.
  • Freeze grapes, then drop in white wine to keep it chilled.
  • Tired of buying fresh ginger just to see it go bad? Next time, peel and freeze it. Then grate it directly from the freezer. It will last for months!
  • Want homemade iced coffee, Want homemade iced coffee, but dont want to wait for it to but dont want to wait for it to cool? cool? Using a pour-over, put in double Using a pour-over, put in double the amount of grounds youd the amount of grounds youd typically use and use only half as typically use and use only half as much hot water. much hot water. Fill the cup with ice and pour Fill the cup with ice and pour your hot water over the grounds. your hot water over the grounds. The ice will slightly melt, cooling The ice will slightly melt, cooling the double-strength coffee and the double-strength coffee and diluting it to a perfectly strong diluting it to a perfectly strong and chilled brew. and chilled brew.
  • If you have leftover herbs, chop them up and freeze them in little ziploc bags. Theyll be fresh and ready to use the next time you need them!
  • Craving something sweet but dont want to bake? Microwave some chocolate chips and drizzle over some raspberries and strawberries. Youll have chocolate covered fruit in less than 5 minutes.
  • If you have less than a full glass of wine left at If you have less than a full glass of wine left at the end of a bottle, freeze the leftovers in ice the end of a bottle, freeze the leftovers in ice cube trays. cube trays. The next time youre cooking with wine, drop a cube into The next time youre cooking with wine, drop a cube into your pot or saut pan and youre good to go. your pot or saut pan and youre good to go.
  • To cool a drink quickly, wrap it in a damp paper towel and put it in the freezer for a few minutes.
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