Kitchen Sorted Hacks | Essential for Every working women. Home-cooked food further adds to the coziness. But when you come back from work to a messed up house, it adds to the fatigue. We digged out some interesting and extremely useful hacks to keep one of the most important areas of your home – Kitchen, sorted. There is no place like home.
Clean your garbage can like a pro
Baking soda needs to be at a hands distance in your kitchen. With so many hacks that this ingredient provides, one should never run out of it ever. Hose down your garbage can, dry it, and then sprinkle a few tablespoons of baking soda on the bottom to keep it stink free. Apart from extricating the dirt perfectly, baking soda will also keep the bin stink free.
Clean Blender in 30 secs
After your morning shakes are done, fill your blender halfway with warm or hot water, and add a few drops of dishwashing liquid. Put the lid on, and run the blender for about 10 seconds—the lather will build up quickly! Pour out the soapy water and rinse well. It is as easy as preparing a milkshake.
Put shower caps to a creative use
Though shower caps are useful as a hair hack but their usefulness cannot be limited to those four walls. Cover leftovers (in the dish) with a fresh shower cap to protect your food from bugs and other unwanted particles. They are reusable and much easy to use than other foils or cling sheets.
Label the containers
It’s all in a name! Even if your storage boxes are transparent, don’t you think it will be easier to find something when it is labeled. Guess why brands label their products anyway. While in a rush through a grocery store, you are able to identify your product easily only because it is properly labeled. So, take out time this weekend and label those storage boxes smartly and keep your rush week ahead sorted. In your absence, no one will call and bug you to know what is kept where.
Used aluminum foil has an interesting use
While throwing the used aluminum foil, do you also feel that it is such a waste? Do not worry. We have a solution. Crumple it up, add a drop of dish washing liquid and use it to scrub your glass baking dishes! This will work wonders. Reusing any material also makes you feel like a responsible citizen to the ecosystem.
Clip that sponge up
A damp sponge can house bad odour, mold and dirt around the kitchen counter. This ‘Clip-able’ idea is going to sort the issue forever. Get that binder clip you use in office to clip your sponge from becoming gross and unusable. Place the sponge upright which will prevent it from sitting in water as well as help it air dry fast.
Make your kitchen odor free
A foul-smelling kitchen can make you lose your appetite. Vanilla extract can help you keep the foul odor in your kitchen at bay. Put two caps of vanilla extract into an oven proof dish and then place it in your oven for an hour at 300 degrees. The smell will spread and fade away the foul odors. The vanilla fragrance will spread to other parts of your home too for about a day. You can also experiment with other essentials oils like lemon.
Prevent clogs in kitchen sink
To prevent clogs from forming in your kitchen sink, make sure to periodically pour boiling water down the drain. This will ensure that the oils in food products run down the drain as opposed to building up on the interior surface of pipes which is what leads to clogged drains. Pour some baking soda down the drain prior to using the boiling water. Baking soda is a great cleaning agent and helps in absorb any odors.
Make the flour shine
Maintain your stainless steel equipments by applying some dry flour onto a microfiber cloth. Rinse the flour off and the surface will shine like new. Be it you appliance, sink or counter, this trick will do wonders. You can apply this practical trick to other stainless steel equipments in your home too.