Video-sharing platform TikTok has been the talk of the town globally ever since the pandemic started. Millions of people from around the world now use the platform to post dance and song covers, video challenges, or pranks, while others just casually scroll during their free time.
But aside from its entertaining, musically charged content, there is also a side of TikTok that teaches the audience some life hacks! Tips to make studying easier, save more from your budget, and the like are just some of the things you would see on the life hacks side of TikTok. And if you would ask us, our most favorite content are the ones about the kitchen! (Read: Young Adults Recall Funny Moments They Were Scolded in the Kitchen)
Here are three kitchen hacks you can see when you open TikTok, so you could possibly try them sometime in the future!
TikTok Kitchen Hacks: Use Paper Towels and Soap to Remove Grease
Let’s admit it: Among the dishes we avoid having to wash are those grease-stained, oil-ladened ones. They are just so hard to clean! It takes so much time and effort to remove the grease that we sometimes even end up just throwing it away.
TikTok Kitchen Hacks: Freeze Cling Wrap
Have you ever gotten frustrated over cling wrap sticking to itself, making it harder to put over your leftovers? Don’t worry, because same. (Read: Kitchen Hacks: 3 Ways to Utilize the Space in Your Freezer)
TikToker @officialtiktoknurse learned a great solution to this problem from her aunt— freeze it! Those who have tried it said that freezing it did work and made cling wrap easier to use, but will eventually go back to its sticky self when warmed enough. Watch the video here.
TikTok Kitchen Hacks: Microwave Garlic Cloves
Garlic is one of the most basic ingredients in any dish you cook, just like onions. But peeling them can be quite tricky, especially when the skin is stuck to the garlic itself that even crushing it with your knife for a bit won’t do it.
TikToker @k_ali98 showed everyone a hack to make peeling garlic easier. According to the video, you have to microwave the cloves you want to be peeled for 30 seconds, and the skin will be somewhat detached from the garlic! Watch the video here.