Dry your lettuce after washing by lining a freezer bag with paper towels and shake vigorously.

Not only is this faster than manually dabbing the wet lettuce in the bowl with a paper towel, but it helps prevent the breakdown that happens when you continually touch the lettuce.

Dry your lettuce after washing by lining a freezer bag with paper towels and shake vigorously.
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Butter too cold to spread on your toast? Use a cheese grater.

Butter too cold to spread on your toast? Use a cheese grater.
Butter too cold to spread on your toast? Use a cheese grater.

Reheat cold or frozen pizza by steaming it.

Want to know the best way to reheat pizza? Turn the stove on and heat up a pan (medium-high heat). Place the cold or frozen pizza into the pan, and pour a 1/4 cup of water next to the pizza slice(s). It should immediately start to steam. Cover with a lid. Once the steam has released, burn off the rest of the water to crisp up the under carriage. Enjoy your perfectly reheated pizza.

Reheat cold or frozen pizza by steaming it.
Reheat cold or frozen pizza by steaming it.

Tape the logo from the boxes of drinks that you stock your cooler with so your event guests know what's inside

If you're having a BQQ and put out a couple coolers with different beverages inside of them, just cut out the logos from the boxes the drinks came in and tape them to the top. Now your guests don't have to dig through the ice find out what drinks might be inside.

Tape the logo from the boxes of drinks that you stock your cooler with so your event guests know what's inside
Tape the logo from the boxes of drinks that you stock your cooler with so your event guests know what's inside

Maintain the perfect ratio when eating a cupcake, by cutting half of the cake and putting it on top

Maintain the perfect ratio when eating a cupcake, by cutting half of the cake and putting it on top
Maintain the perfect ratio when eating a cupcake, by cutting half of the cake and putting it on top

Use a wine bottle to roll dough if you don't have a rolling pin

Use a wine bottle to roll dough if you don't have a rolling pin
Use a wine bottle to roll dough if you don't have a rolling pin

Hang your take-away food on the backseat handle's hook to prevent it from sliding around as you drive

Be sure to ensure the bag is tied very well, and hang it on the hanger clip of the handles in the backseat of your car.

Hang your take-away food on the backseat handle's hook to prevent it from sliding around as you drive
Hang your take-away food on the backseat handle's hook to prevent it from sliding around as you drive

You can use a pen to seal your chip bags.

Sometimes you want to close that bag up but you've run out of bag clips or tape to use. Just grab a pen with a cap on it to hold the seal.

You can use a pen to seal your chip bags.
You can use a pen to seal your chip bags.

To determine if an avocado is ripe, pull the stem off and look under it.

If the stem comes off easily, and is green underneath, it's ripe. If the stem comes off easily, and is brown underneath, it's overripe. If the stem doesn't come off easily, then it's not ready yet.

To determine if an avocado is ripe, pull the stem off and look under it.
To determine if an avocado is ripe, pull the stem off and look under it.

Revive your wilted produce by submerging it in water overnight and placing it in your fridge.

This tip works with asparagus, broccoli, lettuce, and many other types of produce.

Revive your wilted produce by submerging it in water overnight and placing it in your fridge.
Revive your wilted produce by submerging it in water overnight and placing it in your fridge.

If you want perfectly crispy bacon, you need to boil it.

Bacon contains muscle and fat. The muscle cooks more quickly than the fat. By pouring just enough water to cover the bacon in your pan, the water will prevent the temperature from getting too high so the fat can render out. Just wait until the water has evaporated, the bacon will get nice and crispy.

If you want perfectly crispy bacon, you need to boil it.
If you want perfectly crispy bacon, you need to boil it.

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