Kitchen Hacks 101: These Quick Tricks Will Make Your Life So Much Simpler

Aashna Ahuja, NDTV  |  Updated: October 06, 2017 18:02 IST

Kitchen Hacks 101: These Quick Tricks Will Make Your Life So Much Simpler
So maybe you think you’re a Master Chef in the kitchen, you’ve got it all figured it. But what do you do when pesky eggshells show up in your cake batter, or you forgot to chill drinks before the guests show up? Thankfully, we have the solution for all your quandaries. Yes, it’s true – these easy hacks will make your life so much simpler.

How to Reheat Pizza Without Making it Soggy or Dry

Somehow you couldn't manage to finish your entire pizza, and when you wake up the next morning, all you can think of are those glorious leftovers. Now, we're fans of cold pizza just like the guy next door but let’s face it, there’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap. A crisp base, stringy cheese, fresh toppings and tangy sauce all come together to make it a work of art. So when the crust is all dried out, how do you get the hot grease flowing again? Throwing it on the grill or popping it in the microwave is only going to do render your slice a soggy mess.

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To revamp your day-old pizza and restore its original crispiness, watch this super smart hack and thank us later:

How to Prevent Fruits From Turning Brown

Yes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but who wants to dig into a bowl of fruit that no longer looks fresh? Unfortunately, in the time between slicing and serving, fruit can go from a lovely mix of crisp chunks to an unappetizing brown mess real fast. So if you’re dicing apple or pears for a party, or carrying them to work – we’ve got the sweetest solution to your everyday problem. This clever kitchen hack will prevent your fruits from browning.

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Watch the video to believe it:

How to Remove Pesky Eggshells

Tap, crack and open. Cracking an egg is one of the simplest things to do in the kitchen and one you've probably been doing for years. But honestly, how many times have you had to pull out sharp and tiny eggshells from a bowl of eggs? Or worse, been served an omelet with traces of eggshells in it?

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To save you from the struggle of removing egg shells from a bowl of eggs, we've put together a smart kitchen hack. Watch and learn!

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How to Chill Drinks Faster

Hosting a party at home is not always an easy task. Your friends need a glass of Chardonnay, stat? Fret not, we’ve all been there - realized the drinks aren’t chilled just a few minutes before the guests arrive. Every once in a while we get caught up in our hectic schedule and forget to chill the drinks. Popping a bottle in the freezer is not the best option, it can take 45-60 minutes to cool down. But don’t panic, our crazy tactic can get the party started fast so you can finally quit feeling like a bad host. To instantly chill that precious bottle of vino you’ve been looking forward to all day, or a pint of beer for game night with the boys, watch this life-changing kitchen hack now:

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