Kitchen Hacks Every Foodie Should Know

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Sometimes, life can be rough. What are you supposed to do when your friends are coming over and you can't find the corkscrew? Or when you really want iced coffee, but don't want to water it down with melted ice? Don't worry. #eHowHacks are here to help.

Related: Watch all 30+ #eHowHacks here.

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Peel Bananas the Right Way

That moment you realize you've been peeling bananas wrong your entire life.

Related: Click here to watch the right way to peel a banana.

And we never thought to do this, why?
And we never thought to do this, why? (Image: Demand Media)

Make Perfect Pancakes Everytime

Use a clean squeeze bottle to dispense pancake mix for no-mess, perfectly circular pancakes.

Related: Watch how you can get the perfect pancake every time here.

Seriously, think of all the pancake art!
Seriously, think of all the pancake art! (Image: Demand Media)

Drink Delicious Iced Coffee

Instead of adding ice to your home brew, pour it over frozen coffee you've made in an ice tray. You'll never drink watered down iced coffee again, and you'll get more caffeine.

Related: Watch the video to get true iced coffee here.

More caffeine? This hack is a no-brainer.
More caffeine? This hack is a no-brainer. (Image: Demand Media)

Reorganize Your Freezer With Binder Clips

Use binder clips to seal and hang packaged foods in the freezer to save space and keep things organized. Genius.

Related: Watch this hack to get to a more organized freezer.

Office supply gone rouge.
Office supply gone rouge. (Image: Demand Media)

Open a Bottle of Wine With an Air Pump

Air pumps: a genius invention to solve some of life's greatest woes -- like flat bicycle tires, inflatable pool toys and opening bottles of wine.

Related: Watch how to use a air pump to open a bottle of vino here.

Our new favorite party trick!
Our new favorite party trick! (Image: Demand Media)

Open a Wine Bottle with a Shoe

Don't have an air pump? Just use a shoe! Seriously, no excuses.

Related: Watch how to open a wine bottle with a shoe here.

Wine is this important.
Wine is this important. (Image: Demand Media)

Keep Apples From Turning Brown

A sliced apple is a delicious, healthy afternoon snack. Don't worry about it turning brown -- this hack keeps your apples crispy and fresh.

Related: Watch the full video on how to keep your apple from browning here.

The best way to pack apple slices for lunch.
The best way to pack apple slices for lunch. (Image: Demand Media)

Use Fresh Fruit Instead of Ice Cubes

Whether you want to add some flavor to your water or keep a sparkling drink cold without watering it down, this hack is for you. And yes, this is what you're mimosa has been missing all along.

Related: Watch the full video on fresh berry ice cubes here.

What your sparkling wine or mimosa needs.
What your sparkling wine or mimosa needs. (Image: Demand Media)

Don't Settle For Stale Snacks

Who actually buys chip clips? Use an old bottle cap to make a genius snack dispenser and keep your snacks fresh.

Related: Get the whole how-to by watching this hack video here.

Recycling old water bottles has a whole new meeting.
Recycling old water bottles has a whole new meeting. (Image: Demand Media)

Figure Out the Art of the Chopstick

Stop asking the waiter to bring you a fork, and use a rubber band and the chopstick wrapper to eat your sushi like the foodie you are.

Related: Watch the entire how-to video here.

Master the art of chopsticks with this easy rubber band hack.
Master the art of chopsticks with this easy rubber band hack. (Image: Demand Media)

Make Lemon Garnishes like a Pro

Peeling and slicing just got a whole lot fancier, and easier!

Related: Click here for the full lemon garnish video here.

Fancy lemon slices are this easy to achieve!
Fancy lemon slices are this easy to achieve! (Image: Demand Media)

DIY Soda Slushy

Craving a slushy? Make one at home with this simple food (and life) hack.

Related: For the full video, watch the DIY Soda Slush video here.

We can hear you cooling off on a summer day with this refreshing soda slushy already.
We can hear you cooling off on a summer day with this refreshing soda slushy already. (Image: Demand Media)

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