30 Small Cooking Tips That Pack a Big Punch In the Kitchen

30 Small Cooking Tips That Pack a Big Punch In the Kitchen

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Sarah Rae Smith
Feb 15, 2010
021510-tipsandtricksroundup.jpg Some of our favorite bits of cooking information aren't earth-shattering or revolutionary, but they still make a big impact in our own kitchens. We've rounded up 30 of our favorite tips, tricks and techniques that, no matter how small, are worth their weight in gold. Even if you've been a long time reader, it's always nice to take a look back and refresh yourself on some of our finer points here at The Kitchn. Have we listed a tip or trick that has changed the way you work in the kitchen? If so, let us know in the comments below! Items Pictured Above Are Bolded Below Proteins & DairyQuick Tip: How To Tell When Your Steak is DoneQuick Tip: Freezing BaconKitchen Tip: Testing Eggs For FreshnessGood Tip: Freezing Leftover ButtermilkQuick Tip: Flavor Soups with Cheese Rinds BakingPerfectly Sweet: How to Get a Crunchy Top on Brownies Tip: Use an Apple Corer to Give Cupcakes a FillingTip: Freezing Cookie DoughTip: Proof Bread Dough in the Microwave Quick Tip: Buy Baguettes to Freeze Fruits & VegetablesFive Tips on How to Cut Onions Without TearsLemon Tip: Squeeze and FreezeTip: Saving Overly Ripe FruitQuick Tip: Taking the Bite out of Red Onions Tip from Gourmet: Slice Citrus Lengthwise, Get More Juice SeasoningsQuick Tip: Season Under the SkinVideo: How To Peel Garlic - Two WaysQuick Tip: Save Leftover Herbs in Ice Cubes Tip: Store a Small Bunch of Herbs in a Shot GlassTip: Save Your Bacon Fat On CleaningQuick Tip: Use Salt To Help Clean Up Egg SpillsQuick Tip: Brighten Dishes with Lemon JuiceDisinfect Plastic Cutting Boards In The Microwave Tip: Use a Loofah to Wash DishesCleaning Tip: Vacuum Your Stovetop and Refrigerator Appliances & ToolsLess Messy: Two Steps to Clean the Coffee GrinderOne Minute Tip: Blade Protection with Sara KateQuick Tip: Season Your Molcajete With RiceTip: Store Your Standing Mixer Attachments in the Bowl Quick Tip: Use a Bottle Opener on a Stubborn Jar Lid (Images: See posts linked above for full image credits)
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