I get it. I know the frustration that comes from feeling stuck in the kitchen and/or extended cooking minutes. A good cook knows how to create dishes even if it means successfully breaking kitchen rules to create them.
This is where YouTube comes in. YouTube is popular for music videos, funny videos and vlogs but I like to spend my time watching the food hack videos. It is always great to have a bag of tricks for times when the old-fashioned way just does not cut it.
Here are some hacks that will take your culinary skills from beginner to chef status:
1. Make pizza dough from quinoa
To my healthy foodies, you can stuff your face with a healthy version of pizza or stick to the classic pizza recipe. No judgement.
2. Easily peel fruits
Cheers to eating fruits this season. We can finally enjoy fruits this summer without the added stress.
3. Cool drinks faster
You don’t have to water down your drinks anymore by serving it over ice.
4. Keep vegetables crunchier
5. Get perfectly ripe avocados
Perfect avocado toast every time? Can the people say Amen?
6. De-husk your corn in seconds
Trying to save grilling time? Try this trick and take your salad game to the next level.
7. Revive stale bread
8. Make vegan meringues
Yes it is a thing. Vegans really do not miss out at all. You can finally try out this amazing recipe.
9. Get more out of your waffle iron
Get creative using your waffle iron and try out these recipes.
10. Reduce the ripening process of bananas
Bought more bananas than you need? You don’t have to save the rest for banana bread when you can have banana snickerdoodles instead.
11. Turn a baking sheet into a tart pan
Save on buying tart pans with this simple trick and try out this recipe.
12. To measure gooey ingredients
It is no longer annoying to measure honey or sticky ingredients in recipes.
13. Clean your spice grinder with white rice
White rice definitely has a place in the kitchen.
14. Make better use of coffee
Coffee isn’t just for drinking anymore. You can get your caffeine fix by trying out these recipes.
15. Get room temperature butter
Toast with butter is still an option on a busy morning or you can take it up a notch with this grilled cheese sandwich.