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17 Crazy Kitchen Hacks You Have To Try

Hey, have you ever tried these weird kitchen hacks?

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1. Throw a quarter of an onion in the same container that you're storing your avocado in to stop it from going brown.

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According to The Kitchn, it will slow down the oxidation process, and it beats throwing it in the fridge on its own.

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2. Open a hard coconut by placing it in a hot oven for 10-15 minutes.

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After you've drilled a hole in the shell and drained the water, putting a coconut in the oven for 10-15 minutes on 400º F should crack the shell and help separate the meat from it.

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    Yep! Makes baking so much cleaner.
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11. If you accidentally leave the cereal box open and it goes stale, all you have to do is put it in the oven for a few minutes to crisp it right up again.

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13. Prevent mushrooms from losing their flavor by cleaning them with a moist paper towel or a soft brush.

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Never run them under tap water. Some people insist that their porosity means they will lose the right consistency and flavor if you wash them that way.

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