15 Basic Cooking Tips to Make your Life Easier!
The following fifteen is just a tiny handful of the many basic cooking tips that you could integrate into your everyday life to save time and money.
- Bacon: Reduce shrinkage by running cold water over it before frying.
- Beans: Stop gas attacks by adding a tablespoon of bicarbonate of soda in a big pot of beans while they are soaking.
- Boiled Eggs: Add some vinegar or a little salt to the boiling water when boiling eggs. This basic cooking tips will keep the egg in the shell if it cracks.
- Ripening Fruits and Vegetables: Put your unripe fruit and vegetables in a brown paper bag and place the bag in a dark cupboard for few day. Using this basic cooking tips is an excellent way to save money on fruits and vegetables that has to be ripened.
- Salads: Cut your iceberg lettuce into wedges instead of tearing salad greens to save some time making a salad.
- Spaghetti Sauce: Add a small pinch of bicarbonate of soda to your spaghetti sauce to lower the acid taste from the tomatoes.
- Corn: Place the corn directly into boiling water, and do not add salt. Do not boil corn for more than three minutes. Overcooking reduces the taste level.
- • Frozen Vegetables: When they are stuck together, simply run boiling water over them.
- Grating Cheese: Freeze for twenty five minutes before grating. It will shred so much easier.
- Pancakes: Use a small amount of sugar in the batter and they will brown more quickly.
- Pie Pastry: Substitute one teaspoon of vinegar for one teaspoon of the cold water called for in the recipe and the pastry will be much flakier.
- • Quick Sauces: Use condensed cream soups such as cream of mushroom, cream of chicken, cream of tomato, cream of celery, to make fast and easy sauces.
- Quick Tenderizer: Use vinegar as a meat tenderizer. Add a tablespoon to water when boiling meat or ribs for stews. This basic cooking tips will help tenderizer even the toughest meat.
- Wilted vegetables: Soak wilted veggies in two cups water, one tablespoon vinegar to help bring them back to life.
- Wooden Skewers: Soak all your wooden skewers in cold water for twenty minutes to prevent them from burning.