kitchen

Mixtura Recommends Cocktail Recipes Based On The Ingredients You Have

iOS: You have alcohol, you have a stocked kitchen, so what cocktails can you make? Mixtura is a free iPhone app that gives you a list of drinks based on the ingredients you already have.


Deep Clean Greasy Stove Grates With The Help Of Boiling Water

Over time, stove grates take on a greasy, cruddy film. If you want to make them look like new again, some really hot or boiling water can help cut through the build-up and make the cleaning chore easier.


Rotate Your Everyday Household Items For A Fresh Look And Even Wear

Odds are you have a few favourite items in your home: Your usual plates and favourite mug, or davoured sheets and blankets. The Kitchn has a simple way to keep your home from feeling stale (and beat the urge to buy new things) and to make sure everything wears evenly over time: Rotate those favourite items regularly.


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 A Plate Organiser In The Refrigerator To Add Extra Shelves

Corner cupboard organisers are great for, well, organising cupboards, but you can also use them in your fridge to make better use of space.


Turn Old Yoghurt Containers Into Handy Measuring Cups

Don’t throw away a yoghurt cup when you’re done eating. These plastic cups are perfect for measuring ingredients, and they have a few other uses too.


Poach Eggs Perfectly In A Mason Jar

Poaching is one of the trickier ways to cook eggs, if you care about keeping a round shape or making several at once. Here’s a shortcut: Use a mini mason jar to hold the egg.


Defrost A Steak In Five Minutes With Water And A Pair Of Pans

If the steak you plan to eat is still frozen, there are better ways to defrost it than using the microwave. All you need is a little water and two pans — no special tools or appliances at all, and it works in minutes.


Soak Unpopped Popcorn Kernels To Give Them A Second Chance

No matter what method you use to make popcorn, you always seem to end up with a few kernels that didn’t pop. Soaking the kernels overnight in water can help them pop the second time around.


Velcro A Dustpan And Brush To A Vertical Surface To Free Up Space

If you’re short on space, vertical storage solutions are ideal. Mount your dustpan and brush vertically with Velcro to keep it accessible but out of the way.