Go ahead and polish your copper pot with ketchup. Yup.
We covered the best cooking tips in existence—the next logical step is to cover kitchen tips, no? Here are a few game-changing things to remember before getting crazy in your kitchen.
Eliminate that Tupperware smell by packing them with newspaper.
No one's really sure why, but crumpling up newspaper and stacking it into smelly Tupperware overnight has been known to finally get rid of bad odors. Just make sure to thoroughly wash your containers after the fact, as newspapers aren't exactly clean.
Prevent bubbling over with a wooden spoon.
If any of your pots are boiling over, quickly place a wooden spoon across the rim—that'll settle the frothy bubbles and prevent more over-boiling.
Use rubbing alcohol to clean stainless steel.
Put some on a few cotton balls and have at it!
Run your potatoes through the dishwasher.
Seriously, it's a foolproof way of cleaning your dirty vegetables when hand-washing won't suffice. Make sure there's no soap in the machine, of course, and a simple rinsing cycle will do the trick.