To make healthy, creamy salad dressings, use Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise.
When making homemade French fries, make sure to dry the potatoes very well before baking so the fries become crispy.
To get the most juice out of a lemon or lime, microwave it for 10 to 15 seconds before juicing.
Save and freeze leftover sauces in ice cube trays; just reheat to enjoy a quick sauce for a weeknight meal.
To remove the smell of garlic from your fingers, rub a stainless steel item like a fork (or your sink) over your hands and then wash with soap and water.
Complete knife sets can get pricy – the most versatile cutlery to keep in the kitchen are chefs, serrated and paring knives.
While chopping is a great technique when ingredients do not need to be the same size, dicing is best to cut food into equal-sized, uniform pieces.
When you sauté, move small pieces of ingredients around in the pan to ensure thorough cooking.
Pan-frying ingredients refers to cooking at a lower temperature than sautéing.
Baking soda and lemon juice double as excellent cleaning supplies!