Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best. Ironically, many of the following tricks for fixing common kitchen dilemmas aren't widely known. But tuck them in your proverbial apron and you'll have a far easier time resolving the following problems next time you face them:
1. How to Open Stubborn Pistachios
Pistachios are way too expensive to waste. Yet many of the delicious roasted nuts arrived in shells with little to no opening. Rather than attempting to bite them open or ruin your nails in a struggle you can't win, next time try this foolproof method for opening stubborn shells: Take one half of a shell, stick it into even the littlest opening of an unopened pistachio, and turn the shell half like a key. The pistachio will pop right open!
2. How to Easily Remove Egg Shells Dropped into Eggs
It happens to all of us: You crack open an egg and a tiny piece of its shell falls into the bowl along with the raw egg. If you've tried to get it out with your finger or aRead More »from 7 Kitchen Tricks You Should Know