Perhaps you have a meticulously organised Notes app, a framed poster of all your favourite recipe cards, or a mind like a steel trap that stores your go-to cooking ratios down to the teaspoon. Must be nice!
For the rest of us, even the simplest foray into cooking can mean a last-minute scramble to wipe off your hands and grab a laptop, cookbook or recipe card to make sure we’re not about to add a disastrous amount of chilli powder to that pot of soup.
Over the weekend, food writer Adam Erace posited a rather brilliant solution: For recipes or conversion ratios you find yourself using all the time, store them as contacts in your phone for easy access
Cook tip: So I don't have to Google every time, I store basic recipes and ratios as contacts in my phone pic.twitter.com/FUcEv1BYBT
— Adam Erace (@adamerace) August 5, 2017
It could get cumbersome if you lean on this too heavily, sure, but to be able — mid-onion-chop — to jab your phone with an elbow and tell Siri, “Read me the contact information for tomato sauce,” might make life in the kitchen just that much easier.