The art of cooking can be laborious, sometimes there is little time, sometimes you are not so expert, or an incident difficult to foresee can happen.

From beginners to cooking experts, some incidents can happen that can spoil the dishes that you are preparing and sometimes even the tools used. There are also those who ignore some tips that make cooking much easier. Below we present some kitchen tips that will be of great help; follow them and you will not be left with a bad taste in your mouth.

1. How to keep the bread fresh


Bread is a food with which you can prepare light and simple dishes. Do not miss the opportunity to prepare a delicious dish just because you let it go bad.
To preserve bread at its best, just put it in a plastic bag with a stalk of celery and close it very well.
In this way the bread will absorb the moisture of the celery and it will remain in good condition. Since celery is not so tasteful, it will not alter bread taste.

2. Keep the color of the vegetables


Among the best cooking tips there is one really simple: spray a little lemon on the red vegetables during cooking.
In this way you will be sure to preserve the flavonoids, compounds responsible for the coloring of some fruits and vegetables such as apples, blueberries, onions and strawberries.

3. A too much salty soup

According to a proverb, those who use too much salt in the kitchen do it because they are very happy. But if you have exaggerated with salt in the preparation of a soup, the remedy is very simple.
While the soup is boiling, add a peeled potato cut into four parts to absorb the excess salt.
If you've used it so much, add more potatoes until the taste is good for you.

4. Soften the meat with sodium bicarbonate


Sodium bicarbonate has a myriad of uses to make household chores easier. One of these is to soften the meat.

– Sprinkle sodium bicarbonate on all the meat.
– Rub it and make it be absorbed well.
– Leave it in the freezer for 4 hours.
– Defrost and wash thoroughly with water to remove the sodium bicarbonate.

Sodium bicarbonate breaks down the proteins of the meat, it helps to soften it and make it easier to prepare.

5. How to keep the knives sharp


If you want your knives to last longer and always sharp, keep them in the wood or attached to a magnet.
Avoid using them on ceramic, glass or marble, as they will ruin them.
It is also better to wash and dry them immediately after use to avoid oxidation.