Especially for tips related with personal care…

Check with your doctor before using any tip that could have any effect on your health!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Start a fire in a flash

Save used wine corks in a sealed jar filled with rubbing alcohol. When it is time to light a fire, place one of the corks under the pieces of wood (or charcoal). The alcohol will make the cork catch fire quickly and stay lit long enough to ignite them.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Fuzz balls on garments

To get rid of small fuzz balls on garments, grab a piece of sandpaper and use it to gently rub the fabric in just one direction. This will loosen the balls on all kind of fabrics and you will not need to pick them off one by one.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Zip up your dress easily

To zip up the back of your dress without a helper, use the end of a wire hanger to grip the slider and pull it up effortlessly.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Steaming vegetables safely

Prevent burning a pot dry while steaming veggies by improvising an alarm system. Place a metal spoon under the water and steam as usual. When the water level gets too low, the spoon will rattle and alert you to add more liquid.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Peeling potatoes

An easier way to peel potatoes is to twist a corkscrew in the base of the veggie before peeling it. Use the tool as a handle to keep the potato steady and prevent accidents with the vegetable peeler.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Perfectly cooked ground beef

Break up ground beef using a potato masher to press down on it as it browns. This will leave the meat perfectly partitioned, so the texture of the beef will be consistent and cooked evenly.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Rotisserie chicken at home

When you want to prepare a rotisserie chicken at home and you do not own a vertical roaster, just place your seasoned chicken upright over the central tube of a Bundt pan set inside a roasting pan. The heat will circulate around the meat, making a perfect golden brown juicy bird.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Easy way to chop garlic

To prevent pieces of garlic from sticking to the blade of your knife while chopping them, just sprinkle a few drops of cooking oil (olive, vegetable etc.) over the cloves. This will make them slip off the knife easily.