Kitchen Care – Handy Tips for Cooking

Kitchen Care – Handy Tips for Cooking

      • Keep your cottage cheese fresh by immersing it in a bowl of water and keeping it refrigerated. Change the water every day.
      • Wrap the sandwiches in a moist cloth, and then wrap cling film or aluminum foil over it and place it in the fridge. They will remain soft and fresh.
      • Dry orange peels in the sun and grind them in the grinder to a fine powder. They will come in handy while preparing face masks and delicious cakes.
      • To clean burnt pans, fill them with water. Keep overnight and then bring to a boil.
      • Fry sliced onions and refrigerate them. They come in handy when you have to prepare gravy in a hurry.
      • Add one teaspoon of sugar to the container of almonds to keep them fresh longer.
      • Put 4 tablespoons of soda bicarbonate in 2 litres of boiling water and immediately pour into the clogged kitchen sink. This will clear the drain.
      • Slice cheese with a potato peeler to garnish salads. It will look attractive.
      • Leafy vegetables will remain fresh if wrapped in a newspaper and stored.
      • To clean a stained or a dirty frying pan, sprinkle it with cooking salt, heat it on the stove, and clean it off with a newspaper. Rinse the pan and it will shine like new.
      • Apply a little oil over the kneaded dough before it is stored in the refrigerator as it prevents the formation of dry layer on it.
      • When curd gets sour, add a cup of water to it, and let it stand for an hour. Discard the water and the curd will taste just right.
      • Wash the wash basin with diluted shampoo for a lingering fragrance.
      • Put a few drops of mustard oil on a lemon skin and clean the brass utensils with it. Watch them shine.
      • Use kitchen scissors to trim the edges of bread slices. It will be as easy as cutting a piece of paper and a time saver too.
      • Put a pinch of sugar in the cheese box to keep the cheese fresh and free from fungus.
      • Raw fruits will ripen in no time, if you place them in a brown paper bag.
      • Line air-tight tins with blotting paper to keep biscuits crisp for a longer time.
      • To remove pickles / tea stains from clothes, wash them with a solution of salt and lemon juice.
      • To clean glass bottles, put one teaspoon of vinegar with a few grains of rice in the bottle and leave it for few minutes before rinsing the bottle clean.
      • To keep ginger fresh, dig a shallow hole in the garden, put in the ginger pieces and cover with soil. You can also use a flower pot if you live in an apartment.
      • Prevent brinjals from turning black after cutting by immersing them in salted water until used for cooking.
      • Wrap sweet limes and oranges in brown paper bags and store in the refrigerator. They will remain fresh for a longer time.

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