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Top 10 Crazy Kitchen Tricks That Speed Up Your Cooking

Top 10 Crazy Kitchen Tricks That Speed Up Your Cooking
I would like to add that the wider the ring, the easier it seems to be. I had a titanium ring more than twice the width of the one shown in the video and it was easy as hell. My wedding ring (which is about the same size as the one in your linked video) still works, but takes more effort and can hurt if I don't leverage it JUST right. I would also like to echo the sentiments of not using your wedding ring (At least in view of your significant other). The one time I got caught doing it, my wife was PISSED. Yea, definitely the wider the ring the better. I usually just use another bottle of unopened beer. Related:  Lifehacker CookingFood Prep and Storagetips and tricks

Plan Your Weekly Meals, Stress Free I've been planning my recipes and doing my shopping for the week ahead for years now. Awesome idea. One thing I've learned - you just cant set meals for specific days. Even choosing tomorrows meal is a bit wonky. I used to try at first, but there are just way too many things that crop up to stop you - meeting a mate for a drink after work, small (or missed) lunch so you're starving when you get home and your meal takes an hour to make, 'accidentally' snacking mid-afternoon so not hungry when you get home, delayed journeys, too tired when you get in to start faffing around with big recipes. Its a nice idea but for me, no. What works for me is just to have a list of meals, and to make sure that you have some that are quicker and/or easier than others. Even better, make sure that at least one of them is a store cupboard dinner - i.e. most of the things come out of tins or packets. By the way, let me recommend this book as the daddy of all midweek cooking books for lifehackers.

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A Chicken in Every (Crock) Pot The phrase "a chicken in every pot" has been repeated throughout history, beginning with King Henry IV in France. The words promise good times, with enough to eat and time to relax and enjoy it. These days, most people cook their chicken in a crockpot. The crockpot is probably the best time saver in the kitchen today. There are some tips for cooking chicken in your slow cooker. Bone-in and boneless chicken have different cooking requirements. Vegetables in these recipe should go into the bottom of the crockpot, with the meat on top because vegetables cook more slowly than meat. For hints and tips about using your crockpot to its fullest capacity, see Crockpot Lessons. A Chicken in Every (Crock) Pot

How to Seed a Pomegranate The Easy Way Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn Previous image Next image Here's how to seed a pomegranate while keeping the mess to a minimum The unwritten subtitle on this one is really "without creating a gigantic mess in your kitchen." As delicious as they are, pomegranates are notorious for leaving your counters, your cupboards, and yourself splattered with sticky deep-red juice. Here's how to do it while keeping the crime-scene-like mess to a minimum. Pomegranates are a completely bizarre fruit, in my opinion. Dozens of methods for opening and seeding a pomegranate have been developed over the years, from diving in with your fingers to thwacking the pomegranate with a spoon. Do you have a favorite method? How to Seed a Pomegranate The Easy Way What You Need Ingredients One pomegranate EquipmentParing knifeA large bowl of warm waterStrainerBaking sheet for drying the seeds Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. (Images: Emma Christensen)

The Stupid Things You Do in the Kitchen (and How to Fix Them) Love cooking or hate it, much of your time in the kitchen is likely wasted by easily correctable mistakes you probably don't even know you're making. You waste time prepping ingredients, use your knives incorrectly, mix and match the wrong utensils, and throw out food that's still good—and those are just a few of the stupid things you do in the kitchen. Here's how to fix them. P Stupid Thing #1: You Spend Too Much Time Prepping IngredientsP Few people enjoy the tedium of prepping ingredients. Say you're cutting a bunch of carrots into sticks; it doesn't make sense to trim, peel, and slice each one individually. It also helps to use two bowls—one for scraps and one for cleaning—so you don't make a mess during the preparation process. These are all great ways to save you time and keep you organized, but a few common ingredients have tricks all their own. Stupid Thing #2: You Use Your Knives WrongP The easiest issue to correct is a dull blade, and it's one of the most important.

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You May Be Able to Actually Make Yourself Smarter—All It Takes Is Practice I totally agree, but don't think that wikipedia-surfing is a good example, because you search for stuff that you want to know (or maybe easier to understand) while when reading a scrience book f.e. you have to read all the way through the article, even if some parts are harder to understand I tend to agree as well, but I've found that as someone who strives to learn almost to the exclusion of all else in my life, when that learning is severely depressed by any of a variety of factors, I'm encouraged to drink. Maybe dumb people don't 'not care,' but they're just not as capable of learning, and lack to means of acquiring the necessary facilitation to expand their minds. But yes, the desire, the motivation is a key factor in anything.

These Three Kitchen Shortcuts Will Change the Way You Cook Healthy eating starts at home, but most people don’t have the ability or energy to spend hours in the kitchen every day. Between work, school, family, and other responsibilities, time is of the essence. These are my favorite tips for home cooks, as they help to minimize both mess and time in the kitchen. My cooking students always tell me how, since learning to do weekend planning and prep, their weeknight dinners are so much easier. 1. My most important kitchen shortcut is batch cooking on the weekend, which sets you up for success during the week. For example, make a huge pot of beans on Sunday. Beans and riceSoup with beansSalad with beansBean spread/dip You can do the same thing by whipping up a triple batch of grains, such as brown rice or quinoa, over the weekend. While you’re batch cooking your single ingredient, cut up whatever raw veggies you have in your fridge. (RELATED: A Top Chef’s Healthy Cooking Tips That Every Home Cook Needs to Know) 2. 3.

How to Cut Up a Whole Pineapple Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn Previous image Next image Pick a pineapple that has evenly shaped "eyes" on the skin. Look for ones that are mostly yellow — we've found that the more yellow they are, the sweeter they are. We love the sweet-sour taste of pineapple just about anytime, but it has particular appeal during the dog days of winter. Pick a pineapple that has evenly shaped "eyes" on the skin. How to Slice a Pineapple Makes about 5 cups chopped pineapple What You Need Ingredients 1 ripe pineapple EquipmentCutting boardSharp knife Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. (Images: Emma Christensen)

Five Best Recipe Organization Tools Trust me, I was just as surprised when tallying the votes for the top five. I thought more recipe organization apps would be in the running, but - as mentioned several times above - they just weren't nominated. Managed to get a few into the honorable mentions though. My fault also, I keep running across the finalists for these things instead of the original nomination article. SExpand Actually Nate, you might want to check out Springpad, since it has a specific "Recipe Box" type setup. I've been using Springpad for ages, but I didn't even know about the recipe option until this voting thing started... then I looked into it, and it's about as full-featured as any other recipe app I've tried! Here's an example of a recipe.

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