10 Game-Changing Cooking Hacks

These time-saving and creative cooking hacks will make your life just that little bit easier.

With our busy day-to-day lives the last thing we want to do is slave away for hours in the kitchen, right? Why not give these 10 game-changing cooking hacks a go.

1. Egg shell pieces

A little bit of water on your fingers can make your life in the kitchen a whole lot easier.

2. Milk and cookie ice cubes

What could be better than having a chocolate milkshake always on hand?

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3. Sprinkle decorations

Not a master baker? You don't need to be an artist to design an impressive cake with these numerical cookie cutters.

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4. Croutons as left-over pizza

Instead of throwing out left-over pizza crust, why not add it to a basic salad to add a little more 'oomph'.

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5. Finding ripe avocados

Avoid squeezing avocado as it can cause bruising. If the stem at the top pulls away from the fruit easily, it’s ready to eat. 

6. Fuss-free cake toppings

No frosting? Simply sprinkle sugar through lace...

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7. Wine bottle as rolling pin

You don't need to purchase every utensil for the kitchen. Some DIY options do just as good a job.

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8. The perfect sized cookies, EVERY time

For soft and uniform cookies, bake in a muffin tin.

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9. Use a hot knife to perfectly slice cake

To get every slice of cake looking as great as it tastes, just rest your knife in a jug of hot water in between slices. Too easy.

10. Make egg shell removal that bit easier

For easier shell removal, simply add baking soda or vinegar to water when boiling. Both baking soda and vinegar permeate the eggshells and help the egg whites separate from the shell.

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