10 Useful Kitchen Tricks That You MUST KNOW! – ViraHealth
When you take a lemon in your hand, it should be firm and heavy for their size. The crust should be bright yellow, with no green spots.
The juiciest lemons have a thin crust. As a rule, lemons with thick crust have less juice. Lemons with a smooth surface usually have a thin peel and are very juicy.
To squeeze the maximum of one lemon, place it on a flat surface and creating a little pressure roll the lemon back and forth several times. Place the lemon in the microwave for 5-20 seconds. Finally, drain the lemon.
2.How to not sink the fruit slices on the bottom of the cake?
When you do everything as the recipe says, itвЂ™s not fun to make a cake or pie in which all cherries, blueberries or strawberries are at the bottom.
To not sunk fruit pieces before putting them in the dough roll them in flour. When their surface will be coated with a thin layer of flour, put them in the dough.
3.How to clean the pots like a professional?
Unclean pots cause irritation to every house wife. ThereвЂ™s an easy trick which can significantly ease the tedious hard rubbing.
Sprinkle baking soda over the whole bottom of the pot and pour little water, just to cover the bottom. Leave the pot like that for a few hours. This trick will make the cleaning of the pot so much easier.
4.How to accurately measure honey?
When you make cookies or pancakes it is difficult to accurately measure the right amount of honey thatвЂ™s in the recipe, because honey sticks to the surface of the spoon or the cup.
To solve this problem, put a layer of olive oil on the surface of the spoon. Honey will slip right off the spoon so you can easily measure the amount that you need.
5.How to easily write a message on the birthday cake?
Decorating a birthday cake can be very hard, especially if you want to write вЂњHappy BirthdayвЂќ with interesting characters or if you want to draw a shape.
DonвЂ™t start immediately with the cookie syringe. Take a toothpick and type the words without pressure. That way you can easily distribute the letters so thereвЂ™s same distance between them and adjust something if necessary. At the end, itвЂ™s so much easier to track the lines with the syringe.
6.WhatвЂ™s the best way to break the egg?
When you break an egg it should not be at the edge of the plate. That way the egg shell breaks in small pieces and often some piece ends inside the egg.
To avoid this, to break the egg, tap it on a flat surface.
7.How to prevent potato browning?
If you are preparing lunch for the whole family and you donвЂ™t have time to peel and chop the potatoes just before cooking, you can do it earlier and potatoes wonвЂ™t change their light yellow color into brown with this simple trick.
To prevent the darkening of the potatoes, soak the in a bowl with cold water and place the bowl in the refrigerator. If the potatoes are completely submerged into the water you donвЂ™t have to worry about their color changing into brown.
8.How to peel a clove of garlic properly?
Cut the lower end of the clove with a knife. Place the flat part of a larger knife on the clove and press it. The skin will immediately separate and you wonвЂ™t have a problem with peeling.
9.How to skip the smell of garlic on your chopping board?
Put a pinch of salt onto the chopping board. Cut a lemon in half and start rubbing the surface of the board. Leave the board covered in lemon and salt for a few hours and then wipe it dry.
10.WhatвЂ™s the best way to freeze fresh parsley or mint?
Chop the parsley (or the mint) and distribute it in a plastic ice cube tray. Put small amounts of water and place it in the freezer. When the cubes are frozen, collect them in a bag and make sure itвЂ™s tight so it wonвЂ™t receive any odors. These frozen parsley cubes will serve you to flavor soup or sauces.