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Cooking made easy with some simple tricks!

Cooking is not that tough when you follow some tips and tricks.

Here we have compiled some of the tips and tricks to make every time in the kitchen a successful one. Check them out and help yourself with the happy cooking!

  1. Always set up your work place by collecting clean tools and utensils to avoid any dirt contamination in food. Ensure that you have a dustbin at your arm’s reach to keep your kitchen clean.
  2. To create an egg wash, whisk a large egg and water together until it will make a smooth texture. You can use as a glue to seal pastries and brush it on the top to have a glossy texture.
  3. To make yourself clean while cooking, wear comfy clothes and apron.
  4. Always go through the recipes you are going to make or ask someone for the guidance if you are making it for the first time.
  5. To avoid the overbrowning of butter, add a little bit of lemon juice.
  6. Always embrace salt! A proper amount of salt can pull out the flavors of any dishes. Kosher salt is good for cooking and sea salt is good for seasoning.
  7. After handling garlic, you should rub your fingers on stainless steel to get rid of odor of it.
  8. Even oven can lie. Ensure temperature by putting a second thermometer in the oven.
  9. You can check your cooking steps by using your own senses (Smell, sense, touch) to decide that they are done.
  10. For an easy cleanup, you can crack eggs on a paper towel.
  11. When sautéing garlic, use sliced garlic instead of minced to avoid burning.
  12. If your recipe requires butter milk, you can use milk and lemon juice instead.
  13. You should keep your spices away from heat and humidity just to avoid them losing the flavor.
  14. You can save old, stale bread to make breadcrumbs in a food processor. You can freeze them up to 6 months.
  15. You can store fresh herbs in a glass of water in a refrigerator.
  16. To prevent tears, cut off the root of the onion before peeling.
  17. To make your fries crispy, slice the potato and soak them in water to remove the starch from it for one hour before baking.
  18. To prevent sliced apples from browning, lightly squeeze lemon on the pieces.
  19. You can store butter in the freezer up to six months.
  20. Honey is a natural preservative and can never spoil. You can store it up to years.
  21. If you need to grate cheese, keep it in a refrigerator for 30 min to make it harder.