17 Helpful Kitchen Hacks to Save You Time and Money

Whether it’s trying to open that rigid “clamshell” plastic packaging or finding a container to store pasta, you most likely have the tools somewhere in your home. Here’s a list of 17 kitchen hacks and tips to save a bit of money and help make your life easier in the kitchen.

1) Slip egg shells off with ease by adding baking soda to your water.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Slip egg shells off with ease by adding baking soda to your water.

2) Combine two favorite breakfast items into one convenient package, bacon pancakes!

17 Kitchen Hacks - Combine two favorite breakfast items into one convenient package, bacon pancakes!

3) Wrap a wet napkin around your beer and get nice cold beer in only a few minutes.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Wrap a wet napkin around your beer and get nice cold beer in only a few minutes.

4 ) Don’t waste money on gadgets to open plastic packaging, use your can opener!

17 Kitchen Hacks - Don't waste money on gadgets to open plastic packaging, use your can opener!

5) Have store hangers in your closet? Make DIY chip clips out of them.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Have store hangers in your closet? Make DIY chip clips out of them.

6) Place your cutting board on an opened drawer to add extra space while cooking.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Place your cutting board on an opened drawer to add extra space while cooking.

7) Increase your meat to bread ratio with this tip!

17 Kitchen Hacks - Increase your meat to bread ratio with this tip!

8) Dunk your Oreo with a fork and don’t get your fingers wet.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Dunk your Oreo with a fork and don't get your fingers wet.

9) Do the float test to find any bad eggs.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Do the float test to find any bad eggs.

10) No more chewy crusts by placing a glass of water in the microwave.

17 Kitchen Hacks - No more chewy crusts by placing a glass of water in the microwave.

11) Add a scoop of ice cream to your almost empty jar of Nutella for some ooey-gooey goodness.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Add a scoop of ice cream to your almost empty jar of Nutella for some ooey gooey goodness.

12) Save your Pringles containers and use them to store pasta or a variety of things around the house.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Save your Pringles containers and use them to store pasta or a variety of things around the house.

13) Space out a circle when microwaving leftovers for even heating.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Space out a circle when microwaving leftovers for even heating.

14) If your butter is frozen, just shred it instead!

17 Kitchen Hacks - If your butter is frozen, just shred it instead!

15) Now, this is how you use kitchen hacks to make a BLT and keep the bacon from falling off your sandwich.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Now this is how to make a BLT and keep the bacon from falling off your sandwich.

16) Fill your water bottle halfway and store it in the freezer on it’s side for quick ice water.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Fill your water bottle halfway and store it in the freezer on it's side for quick ice water.

17) Use an apple corer to make French fry wedges.

17 Kitchen Hacks - Use an apple corer to make French fry wedges.

H/t: BuzzFeed

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