8 More Handy Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Silas & Grace

Welcome to part 2 of our 2 part kitchen hacks post!  You can find part one here. Cooking and cleanup can both take a long time to do, which is why I decided to find some awesome tricks to make things easier.

Down below, I found some awesome cooking and prepping tips done by some great bloggers! So whether you’re looking to speed up your time in the kitchen or be more efficient with the food you have in the fridge, all of these will come in handy!

So check out these easy to do kitchen hacks and let me know what you think!

You can read part 1 here!

Freeze Coffee for an Iced Mocha

Found from Honestly Yum

Iced coffee quickly loses its taste as the ice melts and waters it down. Solution? Coffee ice cubes. Make some coffee and pour it into the tray so you never have watered down coffee again.

Use a Rubber band on Your Kitchen Utensils


Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Whether its a ladle or just a spoon, they always seem to find a way to slip in. So try using a rubber band tied around the end of the ladle to keep it out of the hot food.

Get All of the Cornsilk Off With One Simple Trick

Found from Simple Recipes

Whether it’s summer or not, corn on the cob is always a great treat to have. But taking all of the leaves and cornsilk off can be a hassle. So try microwaving it on high for 4 minutes and cutting about one corn row away from the stem. Then pull it out and it’s perfectly clean! Just make sure you use a towel to hold the corn with the other hand; it really hot!

Ripen Avocados In The Oven

Found from Little Things

Crave an avocado toast for breakfast or guacamole for dinner but your avocados are rock-hard? This awesome oven hack will make your avocados ripe in no time!

De-Leaf Strawberries with a Straw

Found from Bored Panda

De-leaf is a word right? Well either way, using a straw to take the leaves and stem off of a strawberry is pretty clever and definitely makes things quicker!

Frozen Sponge Ice Pack

Found from Kids Activities Blog

To keep your lunch cool, soak several sponges in water then seal them in separate Ziploc bags.  Freeze, then pack them in lunch boxes for a quick and inexpensive ice pack.  The sponges will melt, soak up the water, and freeze over and over again!

 Use Non-Stick Spray for Cheese Grating

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

We all know that grating cheese can be a bit of a job. Especially when a lot of it tends to stick to the metal of a cheese grater. So try using non-stick spray to easily fix this situation!


Whether you want to keep your kitchen from becoming a wreck, or you have some family coming over and you want to make cooking faster, all of these will come in handy at some point. So try them out and let me know what you think!

Now if you have any questions about these tips and tricks, let me know in the comments down below! I’d love to help you out!


Silas & Grace

Chasing Foxes was started in 2016 as a way for Grace and her husband, Silas, to start traveling. However, they started to realize that they had a passion for improving themselves, and wanted to help others level up their lives as well. So whether it's with cooking, travel, or staying healthy, they want to help you better your life bit by bit, as they do the same.

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