11 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen

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Spending time in the kitchen doesn’t always have to be a chore. Whether you are a chef or a novice in the kitchen most people want to spend as little time as possible when cooking or cleaning. Have you ever tried using a clean ketchup bottle as an easy way to dispense pancake batter? How about removing odors from your hands using stainless steel? We have gathered some great time saving tips to help save you time and energy in your kitchen.

 

1. Ketchup Bottle Pancakes

Use your empty ketchup bottle (thoroughly cleaned of course,) to easily dispense pancake batter.

 

2. Dental Floss Cheese Cutter

Try using unflavored dental floss to easily slice soft cheese.

 

3. Coffee Grind Spices

Your coffee grinder can double as a spice grinder, just make sure to clean it well so flavors don’t mix.

 

4. Lemon Grilled Fish

Slice lemons and place them under your fish to infuse flavor and keep the fish from sticking.

 

5. Remove Scents From Your Hands

Remove pesky smells like garlic or onions from your hands by rubbing them on stainless steel.

 

6. Skim Fat From Soups With Ice Cubes

Simply place some ice in your homemade soup to reveal the fat and easily scoop it out.

 

7. Spoon Peel Ginger

Use a spoon to easily peel ginger and reduce waste.

 

8. Microwave Scrambled Eggs

Cut down on the time to scramble an egg by whisking it in a mug and cooking it in the microwave for a minute and a half.

 

9. Disposable Funnel

Easily create a funnel by cutting the corner off of a brown paper bag.

 

10. Waffle Iron Bacon

Place your bacon in a waffle iron and close the lid to make perfectly crisped bacon without all the splatter and quick clean up.

 

11. Make Easy Guacamole

A potato masher can double as a avocado smasher to make your own fresh guacamole.