5 Clever hacks to try in your kitchen

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These kitchen hacks will help you waste less!

The answer to some of your most annoying kitchen problems is actually quite simple!

Some of these kitchen hacks will help save your food from spoiling, which means you will waste less.

There’s also a cool avocado trick that will help you remove it from its skin with ease!

Freeze fresh herbs

Keep your herbs for longer by freezing them in ice-cube trays. Cover them with olive oil and pop them in the freezer. Make sure they are not seasoned. Next time you cook a meal just pop out a few cubes and you are good to go.

Avoid potatoes browning 

Use cold water to keep your potatoes white. After peeling and cutting up your potatoes cover them with cold water until you are ready to cook them.

Cook the right amount of spaghetti 

Have you ever wondered what that hole in your spaghetti spoon is for? This might come as news to some, but it is actually there to let you know how much you need for one serving. Now you can make the right amount of spaghetti for your family, and avoid possible wastage.

A treat for wine lovers

If you are one of those people who use ice-cubes to keep your wine chilled, then this if for you. Use frozen grapes to keep your wine chilled without having to water it down. Frozen grapes are also a great snack!


Neat avocado trick

Things can get messy when you are trying to remove an avocado from its skin. This neat trick we found online will help remove it with ease, and ensure you do not waste one bit of all that green goodness.