KITCHEN HACKS

Substitute It! Our Guide to Pantry Alternatives

Bookmark this page: for those times you don’t have cake flour, tomato paste, or fresh milk in your cupboard.
Ever started whipping up a recipe only to discover you didn’t have an item or two on the list? Don’t fret. We have a list of pantry substitutes you can turn to when you haven’t made a trip to the grocery store: ...

Kitchen Tips: 4 Ways to Remove Refrigerator Odors

Does your fridge smell of garlic and spoiled food?
Avoid having your refrigerator smell like garlic and spoiled food! Here are a few tips on how to keep your fridge odor-free:1. Clean your refrigerator using a homemade baking soda mixture to prevent odor. Baking soda is a great deodorizer for the ...

Tip of the Week: Make Salad Vinaigrette from Leftover Jam

The last few drops of jam can still be used for your salad dressing!
When a jar of jam is almost empty, we often discard the bottle immediately instead of scrupulously scraping the last few drops. Here’s a nifty tip to maximize every bit of jam, jelly, or marmalade: Add equal parts of wine vinegar and ...

Have You Tried This Kitchen Hack? Here's a Better Way to Store Measuring Spoons

Never lose these essential cooking utensils again.
It’s happened too many times—your measuring spoons and cups always seem to get lost inside a drawer when you store them away. Save time by hanging them inside your kitchen cabinet. Install hooks and convert a cabinet door into a blackboard cheat ...

Tip of the Week: Roast Chicken + Cook Flavorful Veggies at the Same Time

This time-saving tip will give you a delicious one-pan meal!
Planning to roast a chicken? Make it a complete meal by cooking some vegetables alongside it. Instead of placing your chicken on a roasting rack, prop it on top of sliced vegetables like potatoes, carrots, sweet potatoes, and onions, all seasoned with ...

You Can Make Your Own Breadcrumbs at Home!

Here's how to make breadcrumbs when you've ran out of the store-bought stuff.
.Grab that almost stale loaf of bread on your counter and make your own fresh breadcrumbs!  How to do it? First, gather the breads, trim off the crusts, and cut or tear into smaller pieces. Place in a blender and blend until ...

WATCH: 4 Easy Cooking Hacks to Try

Cooking just got easier!
Make cooking easier and more efficient with these simple hacks!CLICK HERE for more COOKING TIPS & TRICKS  ...

WATCH: 4 Cooking Hacks You Should Know

Need to soften butter quickly? Peel ginger? We've got you covered!
Make cooking easier and more efficient, watch this video to learn cooking hacks to learn and put to practice, pronto!CLICK HERE for more COOKING TIPS & TRICKS ...

WATCH: We've Got Kitchen Hacks from Buddy Valastro

The Cake Boss has a few easy tips to make cooking and baking easier!
 No hand mixer? Got an egg shell into your bowl of eggs? TLC's Buddy Valastro has a few tips to make cooking and baking easier. ...

Be a Better Cook with These Kitchen Tips

These will make prep work and cooking easier!
Check out these simple and practical nuggets of culinary wisdom to make you a better cook: 1 Toast nuts and seeds before adding to soups, sauces, and marinades. Toasting releases all their wonderful flavors.2 When searing or browning meat, pat its surface dry ...

5 Life-Saving + Helpful Kitchen Hacks for Christmas

Save time and effort in the kitchen this holiday season with these helpful holiday cooking hacks.
Hack your way into the holiday season with cooking and baking hacks for a stress-free noche buena. Food prep and entertaining are much easier with holiday hacks on what to freeze, what to make ahead, and the best way to prep your ...

WATCH: Substitute Ingredients Like a Kitchen Pro!

Need tips for a last-minute ingredient substitution? Use this handy guide!
 Here's how to substitute like a kitchen pro when you're missing an ingredient (or two!) or haven't made that trip to the grocery yet: 1 cup breadcrumbs = 1 cup crackers, crushed1 cup cake flour = 3/4 cup all-purpose flour + 2 tablespoons cornstarch1 ...

WATCH: 5 Fun Snacks You Can Make in a Waffle Iron

Your waffle maker is for more than just making waffles!
Your waffle maker is actually a pretty nifty multitasker. Proof: we found five items made more delicious by using a waffle maker: 1 The Ham and Cheese SandwichSkip the pan AND the panini press. You’ll want to waffle every sandwich you will ...

We Tested 3 Different Ways to Peel a Hard-Boiled Egg and Found the Perfect One

Say goodbye to hard-to-peel eggs!
Peeling hard-boiled eggs can be super tricky—no one wants to be poked by sharp eggshells or ruin egg whites by shells that get stuck to the egg! There are a few popular methods for peeling your hard-boiled eggs easily, so we tested ...

These Kitchen Hacks Are Sure to Make Cooking Easier

Hack your way to easier food prep!
Cooking doesn’t have to be difficult but with a little help, you can master the kitchen! Start with these 7 simple tips to get comfortable around your workspace while cooking, and you’ll definitely find it becomes easier in no time.1 Make removing the skin of ...

4 Reasons Not To Throw Away Your Used Teabags

Did you know that teabags can clean your kitchen?
We’ve all reused a teabag to make a second cup of tea (hey, it saves you a bit of money). But did you know you could use those teabags as an all-natural home care ingredient? Here are a few ways to recycle ...

We Have Some Cooking Hacks For The Serious Sinigang Fan

You can use sinigang mix on a lot of things!
Sinigang mix can be used in more ways other than just in your sinigang mix. Although admittedly, there are tons of different kinds of sinigang you can use it on already. Here, we go through hacks and recipes you can easily try ...
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