15 cooking tips that will change your life forever

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15 cooking tips that will change your life forever

Here are 15 tips to change some of your cooking habits.

Keep some fruits and vegetables longer and keep items that you usually throw away and use them differently.

You will save money and waste less food.

You will also eat more fresh fruits and vegetables!

Remember the trick of the dried coffee grounds!

Keep your coffee grounds until the summer, you can use it all along the season as a natural insect repellent, while perfuming the room with a sweet scent!

Here are 15 cooking tips that will change your life !

1) Wrap the stems of banana to keep them fresh longer!

This trick limits the emission of ethylene gas. The hormone that ripens them.

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2) Keep your strawberries fresh longer by soaking them in vinegar and water:

Soak the strawberries in 1 part white vinegar, then add 10 parts of water, rinse them, drain the strawberries, let them dry, then place them in the fridge.

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3) Keep lettuce fresh longer:

Keep the lettuce in its original container, then cover it with a paper towel and plastic wrap before putting it in the fridge.

WARNING: Make sure to replace the paper towel as soon as it is soggy. This trick absorbs the moisture in the bowl, the enemy of freshness.

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4) Keep celery and broccoli much longer in the fridge with paper:

Cut the celery and wrap the celery into aluminum foil before placing it in the refrigerator

Cut the broccoli into pieces and place it in a salad bowl that you will cover with aluminum foil before putting it back in the fridge

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5) Clean the garbage disposal with 3 ingredients from the kitchen:

You will need:

- 250 ml (1 cup) white vinegar

- 250 g (1 cup) baking soda

- The peel of 1 lemon (or another citrus)

How to do:

1) Rinse the sink with clean water

2) Sprinkle baking soda on the garbage disposal, rub it and rinse

3) Fill a small bowl with vinegar

4) Soak some paper towels in the vinegar

5) Run very hot water in the drain of the garbage disposal

6) Add the lemon peels in the drain and run the garbage disposal.

7) Wipe the sink with paper towels soaked in white vinegar

8) Rinse with hot water

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6) Keep the asparagus fresh:

Cut the base of the asparagus and place them in a bag filled with at least 5 cm (2 ") of water before putting them back in the refrigerator.

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7) Use eggshells to degrease a skillet:

Scrub a greasy pan with eggshells and dish soap. Eggshells will be used as an abrasive to remove the food stuck in the skillet.

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8) Make your own cleaning spray with natural ingredients:

Use vinegar, water and citrus peels to make an efficient and chemical-free cleanser. Mix the water and white vinegar in equal parts in a spray bottle. Add the citrus peels. Let macerate for 1 to 2 weeks before filtering the water through the sieve.

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9) Collect the apple skins to prepare a tea with apple skins and ginger:

Peel an apple and some ginger (ginger is optional). Place the skins in your infuser, and add hot water. And here is a delicious apple tea.

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10) Repel insects with coffee grounds:

Collect the coffee grounds instead of throwing them away. (The coffee grounds are the residue of the coffee infusion). Place the coffee grounds in a bowl and let them dry. Once dry, place them in a place where insects bother you, and singe some of the grounds with a lighter or match, to keep insects away. It will smell good!

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11) Get an egg carton:

Use it to store all condiment bottles upside down in the fridge! Empty the bottles to the last drop!

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12) Use storage boxes in the freezer:

Organize the freezer and the fridge with storage boxes hanged by suction hooks.

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13) Organize the kitchen cabinets and under the sink:

Use magazine racks to store household products, pot holders, paper plates, napkins, muffin tins, and anything that can be stored vertically in the kitchen cabinets. Use double-sided tape to glue magazine racks together.

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14) Create storage for the spice jars:

Store the spice jars you use most often near the stove by sticking pieces of double-sided tape on a magazine rack and stick it under the kitchen cabinet.

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15) Separate fruits and vegetables:

Some fruits and vegetables can't be in contact because of the ethylene gas they release. This gas makes other fruits ripen too quickly. Use metal magazine racks to store them on the kitchen counter. Separate magazine racks from each other on the counter.

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