34 Creative Kitchen Hacks That Every Cook Should Know

Cooking is hard enough, but there are a lot of kitchen hacks that can help make that easier. These will help you become creative and efficient in the kitchen.

1. Use a Mason Jar and a Salt Lid for an Easy-to-Use Container for Coffee or Sugar

2. Use Your Blender to Make Ice Cream

Forget having to use salt and ice, you can actually make ice cream using your blender!

Here’s how and 13 recipes for it.

3. Aerate Wine With Your Blender or Pitchers

For real, cheap wine will taste 10 times better and more expensive.

4. Know Your Wine and Cheese Pairings

5. Use a Thumb Tac for the Perfect Boiled Egg

6. Freeze Cool Whip in Cookie Cutters for a Unique Addition to Your Beverage

7. Keep Your Brown Sugar from Clumping with Marshmellows

8. Tortillas + The Oven Rack = Great Taco Shells

9. The Anatomy of a Cheese Plate

10. Use an Apple Slicer to Quickly Cut Potatoes

11. How to Perfectly Cut a Watermelon

12. Grain to Water Ratios

13. Grill Your Fish on a Bed of Lemons

It will infuse the flavor and prevent your fish from sticking.

14. Freeze Lemon Slices in a Cupcake Pan for Large Ice Cubes Meant for Pitchers

15. The Correct Way to Cut a Mango

16. Boiled Water = Clear Cubes

17. Use Your Waffle Iron to Make Perfect Hash Browns Every Time

18. Use a Chop Stick and Rubber Bands for a Heart Shaped Egg

19. Use Your Oven to Quickly Ripen Bananas

20. You Can Also Use Your Oven for Dried Fruit

21. Shake Your Egg Violently for 2-3 Minutes, then Boil for a Golden Egg

22. Out of Chips? Use a Tortilla.

23. Cake Size and How Many People They Can Serve

24. Coffee Filters are Perfect for Keeping the Bugs out of Drinks

25. How to Keep Your Tacos Standing When You Broil the Cheese

26. You Can Also Use the Waffle Iron for Eggs

27. The Waffle Iron Also Works for Cinnabons

28. Tic Tac Containers Make the Perfect Spice Storage

29. Use Frozen Sponges for Cheap Lunchbox Ice Packs

30. Put Ice Cream in a Zip Lock Bag to Keep It Soft

31. Know Your Knives and How to Use Them

32. Cut Your Ranch in Half So You Don’t Waste a Drop

33. The Easiest Way to Cut Small Food Items

34. Know the Tastes of Different Wines

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