The Home Economic Hacks To Simplify Your Life

These kitchen hacks will help make your food dollar stretch further!

These tips from Mairlyn Smith will help you in all areas of your kitchen:

  • Make your own spreadable butter: 1 cup butter to ¾-1 cup oil add ¼ tsp salt to preserve it.
  • Sweet potato fries – Ever try to get all of the sweet potato fries the same size? Use an Apple slicer to score and give you a template so you can cut them all the same for uniform cooking.
  • Always have homemade cookies – Freeze cookie dough in rolls, slice when needed – win mom of the year homemade cookies
  • Cheese – grate and freeze nubs of cheese, when you have enough make a cheese sauce or sprinkle on veggies…
  • A little bit of Mayo left in the jar – add apple cider vinegar for an instant salad dressing
  • A little bit of Jam – add soy sauce and shake becomes a cooking sauce for chicken
  • Freeze ginger ends- grated for tea or freeze chunks and grate into recipes.
  • Make citrus fruits juicier by placing them in the microwave for 15-20 seconds.
  • Give bananas a longer life by separating them and wrapping the ends in plastic wrap.
  • Remove a strawberry stem by placing a plastic straw through the bottom end (point) of the strawberry and pushing it straight up to remove the leaves.
  • Slice herbs with a pizza cutter, bunch them up and wheel it back and forth until desired consistency.
  • Place bacon on a rack over parchment and cook it in the oven to avoid splatters happening or cook in a waffle maker.
  • Add Vinegar to soup bones when making broth or stock = more calcium
  • Clean stainless-steel appliances with baby oil and dish soap
  • Stop throwing out celery, clean and pay dry, separate the leaves from the rest and store in an airtight container, it lasts at least 3 times longer.
  • Detox garbage by using lemons or limes

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