food hacks

Poach Eggs In A Pan (And Cook Many Together With Cups)

You probably reach for a saucepan when you need to poach eggs. America’s Test Kitchen (ATK) recommends a pan instead, in this video guide on how to poach eggs perfectly.


Save And Reuse Gherkin Juice For Your Next Cocktail

Whenever you have a tasty jar of gherkins, don’t just pour the leftover juice down the drain. Instead, consider saving it and using it in your next mixed drink.


Make And Store Poached Eggs Up To Two Days For Easier Breakfast

Poached eggs aren’t always easy to make, but this new trick will make you want to master them. Apparently, there is a way to store poached eggs in a refrigerator for up to two days, so you can make a batch of them in one go for fuss-free breakfast.


The Easiest Way To Squeeze Lemons For Seed-Free Juice

YouTuber ssgrey might have stumbled upon the easiest way to squeeze lemon juice, and thankfully he’s sharing it with us. You won’t get any seeds with this method, and you don’t need anything but a knife.


Use Bacon Fat To Infuse Your Bourbon With Bacon Flavour

Bacon. Bourbon. Now that I have you drooling over these two things separately, let’s talk about how to combine them for one deliciously tasty drink to liven up your weekend.


Make Your Own Reusable Food Wraps With Beeswax

You can make your own food wraps with cloth and beeswax, which can be reused for up to six months and are water-resistant as well.


Food Hacker: Taiwan Night Market Survival Tips

Taiwan is perhaps most famous for the sprawling street markets that spring up on sidewalks and alleyways at night. Among the myriad clothing, trinkets and electronics on display are specialty food stalls hawking all manner of exotic dishes. If you want to find out what snake’s blood, sea snails, chicken butts and deer penis tastes like, this is the place to be! Guiding your stomach through these culinary corridors can be a daunting task though. Here are six food stall tips that will keep you sated and alive.



The Secret To Crispy Hash Browns: A Good Squeeze

Hash browns are a delicious addition to any homemade breakfast. Nick Kindelsperger at Serious Eats recommends giving your potatoes a squeeze before grating them to achieve ideal crispiness.


Microwave Soft Tortilla Into Hard Taco Shells With A Mug

Feel like a crunchy taco but only have soft tortillas in your pantry? All it takes is a minute in the microwave and a mug to turn those tortillas into hard shells for tacos, says FoodBeast.