12 Clever Tips To Help Make The Most Of Your Food
Make bitter coffee taste better and check whether eggs are rotten without cracking them open. Thanks to the American Chemical Society's "Reactions" video series for most of these tips.
Add a tiny pinch of salt to coffee that's too bitter to sweeten it up.
Keep your onions in the fridge to help stop the waterworks when you cut into them.
Cook green veg for seven minutes or less to keep it looking bright and fresh.
Check whether eggs are rotten by putting them in a glass of water.
To ripen up green bananas, put them in a paper bag with some tomatoes.
To soften up hard cookies, put them in a sealed bag with a piece of bread.
Use Coke to help clean up cast iron pans you left out far too long.
Add salt to ice and water to chill drinks super quick.
Poke a hole in the centre of a burger patty to get it evenly cooked throughout.
Use cling film or a layer of water over your guacamole to stop it browning.
Drink your coffee between 9.30 and 11.30am for the biggest caffeine boost.
Keep beer in a dark place to stop it going funky.
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