Ever watched a cooking video and thought to yourself that cooking is easy? After several failed attempts you might think that cooking is not for everyone, but we’re here to tell you that some home cooking tips can make you cook better and even save your life. At the same time, there are also many benefits of cooking at home, such as saving you some money, you can eat what you want, it’s much healthier than junk food and many more. So, if you’re ready to start your home cooking journey, make sure to read this article as we’ve made home cooking tips for dummies.
The first thing that you need is the tools, most houses or apartment comes equipped with a stove, which is the essential thing that you need. But there are some tools/appliances that you might need depending on what you’re cooking. For example, a whisk is a tool that you must have when you want to whisk some eggs or a cake mix. Or maybe a microwave, in case you need to re-heat some leftovers. Again, it depends on what you’re going to cook. But what we suggest are wooden spoons, whisks, spatula, kitchen knife, measuring spoons, a can opener and a cutting board.
Some people don’t know this, so we’re going to tell you about this one. Never put a plastic container inside an oven or a microwave unless it is written that it’s ‘microwave safe.’ There’s a chance that the plastic could melt into the food and you wouldn’t want that to happen now, do you? At the same time, microwaving a plastic container can release dangerous fumes on the air that can threaten your life so you might want to refrain from microwaving plastic containers.
Shop at Farmer’s Market
If you’re going to buy fresh groceries like vegetables and fruits at an affordable price, look no further than the farmer’s market. They can provide you with fresh groceries at a lower price when compared to the supermarket. Some farmer also sells weird-shaped vegetables, which usually don’t meet the supermarket’s standard, by buying these vegetables you’re preventing them from being food waste.
If you’re planning to bring your lunch to the office, it’s an excellent idea to meal prep the night before you wake up in the morning. Making sure that the onions and veggies are cut before you cook them in the morning will save a lot of time.