Good food doesn’t need to be complicated. And we’re simplifying it even more with a few food hacks that you need to try this May! With so much coming up for spring, these handy hacks might just save you time, money and hassle… or even enhance your master chef dish! Here are six must-know tips and tricks about food!
Revive Your Pizza!
Ever tried to microwave some pizza left-overs? That dried out slice must leave you with some disappointments. Not anymore! Revive the last slice of pizza by microwaving it with a mug of water. The water will evaporate, and moisture fills the microwave. As such, the dry crust rehydrates itself, leaving it cheesy, delicious and fresh once again.
Freeze Grapes For Wine!
Wines are already made with grapes… why should you freeze some? That’s a hack to consider when you forgot to chill that new bottle of merlot. Frozen grapes can be tossed in your glass and that way, it wont water down the wine. Forget about ice cubes in your freezer. It is time to add some grape bunches to the grocery list.
Make Hash Browns In Your Waffle Iron
Waffle Irons are not just for making waffles. You can use them to cook omelettes, crepes and best of all; hash browns. Let’s face it. Many find it a hassle to get the right size of hash browns, wait for it to cook on both sides and serve. With waffle irons, it’s a totally different story. Grease your waffle iron and pour your mixture on. And bingo! Hash browns!
Turn Cake Fails Into Hits!
Did you just spoil the cake by breaking it into pieces? Or it simply didn’t match your expectations? It happens… nothing to feel bad about. Instead of letting those delicacies down the bin, turn it into something else. Broken pieces of cake can be used in trifles. Or you can make crumbles with them. Got kids around? Cake pops it is, then!
Are Your Eggs Fresh?
You are just about to crack some eggs into a cake batter when you pause and think… wait, are they fresh? What if they spoil my cake! Folks, there’s a way to check if they are fresh. Fill a bowl with cold water and try the float test. If the egg sinks to the bottom, means it is fresh. Not only fresh but very fresh. If it doesn’t then its bad… for you and your cake!
Ice Cubes For Instant Cold Coffees
Spring doesn’t mean it’s no longer the coffee season. You might want to enjoy it cold, this time! No need to wait for the coffee to chill or get some ice-cold milk. Make some espresso and freeze it in ice cubes. Toss one or two in a glass, pour in some milk, a little drizzle of syrup and done. Same works for cold chocolates and iced lattes.
Aren’t these tips and tricks saving your life in the kitchen? Don’t forget to share it with an epicure!