food

Remove Egg Shells From A Mixing Bowl By Wetting Your Fingers First

You’re preparing a cake or getting ready to scramble some eggs, and it happens: you spot a teeny, tiny piece of shell floating around in the eggs. Before you reach in and start picking at it, be sure to wet your fingers first.


The Best Way To Freeze Meals For Cooking Later In The Oven Or Crockpot

Freezer cooking allows you to prep lot of meals for easier cooking later in the week. Even if you already know how to store foods in the fridge or freezer, freezer meals may require special handling.


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.


Nutrino Offers Personalised Meal Suggestions For Your Health Goals

iOS: Nutrino wants to make it easier to make good health decisions based on your personal fitness and nutrition goals. The iOS app puts a dietitian in your pocket to help you stay motivated and take the stress out of meal planning.


Shake Cereal Boxes Side To Side For More Even Distribution

One of the mysteries in life is why, when opening a box of cereal, the biggest pieces are all at the top, while the tinier bits are stuck at the bottom. Mental Floss explains this “Muesli Effect” phenomenon and how a simple box shake can fix it.


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.


How To Kick The Late Night Snacking Habit

Whenever I ask people what the most difficult habit is for them to break, late night snacking is often the first thing they say. We’re all susceptible to curling up with a snack while we wind down our day, but it can be an unhealthy habit that’s hard to kick.


Open Chip Bags From The Bottom To Avoid Crumbs On Top

Don’t you hate it when you open a bag of chips into a bowl and the broken chips end up on top? Instead, open the bag from the bottom so the crumbs stay on the bottom and the flavouring is evening distributed.


Transform An Old Refrigerator Into A Food Dehydrator

Food dehydrators are a great way to prepare tasty snacks, but they can be expensive. When the time comes to replace your old fridge, don’t immediately send it off to the dump — you can give it a new lease of life.


Put Your Phone Down At The Restaurant For Faster Service

A New York restaurant discovered complaints about slow service were rising year over year, despite adding more staff. After comparing security footage from 2014 with similar footage from 2004, a surprising culprit was identified — the humble smartphone.