Cooking. Whether we love it or hate it, we can’t get away from it. Anything that makes it easier or better ought to be welcome. We are always on the lookout for new recipes, new ways to cook the same old ingredients, and, of course we also look for tips that will make things better or easier.
In this post, you will learn 10 cooking tips that will change your life. With these tips, your food will be easier to cook and even better taste.
Here are 10 tips that are guaranteed to make food easier to cook and better to taste.
- Always crack an egg on a flat surface. You won’t have to fish outbits of shell and also avoid possible contamination.
- Pour oil and vinegar in a nearly empty jam jar. Add salt and pepper and shake it up. You have a fruity vinaigrette for salads that you can store away.
- Freeze ginger in a Ziploc bag. It will stay fresh and will grate easily.
- Try a squeeze of lemon instead of salt right after cooking veggies. You cut down on the sodium and add an interesting twist.
- Bitter salad greens can be soaked in ice water in the fridge for half an hour. That will lessen much of the bitterness.
- When grilling flank or skirt steak, soak it in the marinade for 10 minutes right after cooking. No more planning ahead, and guaranteed to give it amazing flavor in one tenth of the time.
- Presoak pasta in a sealed bag for at least 2 hours, and it will cook in a minute or so. You can also add it straight to a pan of hot sauce and let it cook there.
- Grate frozen butter straight into the dry mixture for dough, for quick and easy mixing. You will be handling the dough much less and that will give you more flaky pies, biscuits and so on.
- To make a thick soup without using dairy products such a milk or cream, use cashew cream. You can make it by soaking a cup of raw cashew in water for 6 to 8 hours, and then blending it with 3/4th cup water till it forms a thick and smooth paste. It makes delicious soup.
- Finally, you can learn a lot by reading the comments other have left in online recipes. Most of them have tried the recipe and are writing from experience.
- Read the recipe thoroughly, and then start rocking. Use your senses—taste, touch, smell—pay attention, and play with the ingredients. You might make a few mistakes, but you’ll learn so much more
These tips are not life changing perhaps, but they are guaranteed to make life easier and or a dash of extra taste to your cooking.