Keep your greens in a plastic bag with a paper towel, which absorbs moisture, to keep them crisp.
Take notes in your cookbook, like additions to recipes or things you didn't or did like, for next time.
Keep your lemons in the fridge so they stay fresh for longer.
Toss your spices: if they don't smell like anything, they won't taste like anything.
Just like many tools, peelers get dull after a while. Make sure to throw it out and replace it for better potato peeling.
Keep a garbage bowl next to you while cooking to throw away scraps. It will save time.
Find the biggest mixing bowl and buy it. From salads to cookies, big bowls are fabulous.
Use metal measuring spoons and cups since plastic warps over time, making them inaccurate.
Make sure your kitchen is well lit so you can see what you're doing.
Get your knives professionally sharpened. Believe us, it is worth it.
If your eggs stick without Pam, it's time to throw that non-stick skillet away.
Bread keeps well in the freezer, so buy two and save one for later.
Whether it's for roasting veggies or potatoes, always have parchment paper handy. It makes clean-up super easy.
Double your grains (rice, quinoa) batch to make sure you always have some handy for other meals.
Keep your pans free of clutter. Your food needs room to breathe too!
Don't use glass cutting boards, they dull your knives and are slippery. Instead use wood or plastic.
Fry your toast, don't toast it. Heat some oil in a skillet over medium heat and place bread on the heat until golden brown.
Stock up on meats to always have a protein available for main courses or stews.
To prevent your fridge's temperature from rising, let your food cool before putting it into the fridge.
Boil water faster by putting a lid on the pot.
Add salt to your salads to make the dressing really pop.
Replace you kitchen sponge frequently. Does it smell? Look discolored? Yeah, better throw it out.
Use a bar of chocolate instead of chips for a variety of chocolate pieces in your cookies.
For more flavor, toast your spices in a pan over medium heat, stirring constantly until you can really smell the spice.
You can also toast nuts the same way.
Keep a damp paper towel under your cutting board so it won't slip while you're cutting.
Enhances your veggies' natural sweetness with a dash of sugar.
Use micro-fiber dish drying mats instead of a dish rack.
Bake pies in your glass pans instead of tin to make sure the pies bake evenly.