You probably have a lot of appliances in your kitchen. From prepping your meals to cleaning your dishes, they’ve got you covered. They help you save time and are basically lifesaver. But did you know that these appliances can do so much more than what they’re intended for?
And there are actually some surprising uses for your home gadget. So down below I’ve gathered some tips and hacks that’ll maximize the use of your appliances. They’re all easy to try and will save so much time. So check them out and let me know what you think!
Shred Your Meat Using a Kitchen Aid
Kitchen Aids can actually save you time when shredding cooked meat such as chicken, pork or beef. And in just a few minutes, you’ll have meat that’s ready for tacos or a barbecue pulled meat recipe.
Sanitize Your Sponge inside the Microwave
To easily clean your sponge, simply wet it, place it into the microwave for about one minute. The microwave’s heat will instantly kill bacteria and sanitize your sponge.
Bake Some Bread Using Your Crock Pot
Who would thought that you could bake bread using your crockpot? All you have to do is put the dough mixture into the cooker (just make sure to put wax paper at the bottom), and leave all the work to the humble appliance.
Use Your Dishwasher to Cook Fish and Vegetables
Yes, you can cook fish and vegetables inside your dishwasher. You just have to vacuum seal the fish or veggies and put them on the top rack of your dishwasher. Run on the hottest cycle, and you’ll have a steamy and delicious meal.
Make Ice Cream in Your Food Processor
If you’re an ice cream lover, then you’ll definitely love how easy it is to make ice cream using your food processor. All you need is a bag of frozen fruit of your choice, yogurt, and honey for extra flavor. Mix until it becomes smooth and creamy.
A Processor is Also the Fastest Way to Make Homemade Pizza Dough
Your food processor can also make pizza dough fast. It cut’s your kneading time in half so you can get to the baking part.
Cook Anything You Want in Your Waffle Maker
Whether you want a waffle, sandwich, quesadillas, omelette, or even a pizza, the waffle maker has got you covered. It’s really versatile and will make a quick meal.
Coffee Maker Quick Oats Hack
Have a hot and hearty bowl of oatmeal with your Keurig. Just place your bowl of oats underneath and press start. Continue getting ready for the day as the hot water preps your breakfast.
Powdered & Crushed Toppings Using a Coffee Grinder
If your recipe requires powdered or crushed toppings, consider using a coffee grinder. Grind oatmeal, graham crackers, nuts, or whatever toppings you want and pulse it for a few minutes to get the texture you want.
It’s always good to know that you can maximize the use of your home appliances. It means getting much more for your money and it also saves you time. And while there are plenty of other uses for your appliances, having these nine awesome ideas from the list will make your life a lot easier. So give them a try and let me know what you think!
Finally, why not learn next how to reheat your fried chicken so that it stays crispy? This will make your KFC or homemade fried chicken stretch further!