Thursday Tips Will Make Life in the Kitchen Easier

All kitchen hacks in today's Thursday Tips!

No more peeling. Make a slit around your potato. Put it in a boiling pot. once you’ve cooked it you slide the skin off. It’s much more efficient. You don’t waste any of the potato and much quicker than the other method that almost always leaves bits of the skin here and there.

How many times have you needed a juicer and couldn’t find it. No worries next time! Just take a skewer and poke a hole in the non-stem end of the fruit. Dig around a little to loosen the insides and then just squeeze! It’s one hack you’ll be glad you saw next time you need to make lemonade out of, well, lemons.

Don’t have the time or desire prepare homemade mac-n-cheese? Just use your microwave. Just mix a serving of noodles with the water, and throw it into the microwave for 2 minutes. Then mix in the other ingredients while it’s hot and it’s good to go!

Let’s talk PB&Js. What goes on first…the peanut butter or the jelly? Under basic methods, a layer of each is spread on one slice of bread before the two sides are smashed together. The water in jelly can make the bread soggy. To prevent this, spread the peanut butter on both slices first! The fat in peanut butter blocks the moisture from the jelly.