If you are a person who takes care of their body and health, you’re surely a fruit lover! whether you put them in your smoothie or you love fruit salads, fruits are the best sugar treats. Fruit sugar is natural, so it’s best if you consume them raw. Fruits can sometimes be ingredients for cakes or other desserts, but you need to be careful of the way you consume them in order to preserve their nutritional value. Are you struggling with some fruits in the kitchen? There are a lot of tricks on how to cut, store or peel them in the perfect way, so let’s get started.
1. Ripe your avocado in 1o minutes!
In the busy world that we live in, no one has the time to wait for avocados to reach their perfect ripeness.
Here is what you need to do:
1. Preheat the oven to 200°F.
2. Wrap your avocado in tin foil, and place it on a baking sheet.
3. Pop the sheet in the oven for 10 minutes.
There you go!
2. Keep avocados from browning
Once you have a perfectly ripe avocado, you want to keep it around for some time. These six techniques will help you, but the best one is probably with slices of onion.
3. Freeze ripe avocados
Keep them fresh all season by freezing them.
4. Knifeless peeling
Learn this kiwi-peeling technique – use a glass, not a knife, to separate that peel!
5. Knifeless slicing – bananas
This time, you’re using a cooling rack to get perfect banana slices in seconds. It also works for avocados, as a matter of fact!
6. Presliced banana
This trick uses a needle to work the “magic” that will surprise you and your family!
7. Bring bananas back to life
If your bananas get brown, don’t worry! Use some rice and a hair dryer to bring them back to life!
8. Keep bananas fresher for a longer time
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All you need to do is separate the bananas from the bunch and wrap in plastic to keep them from ripening too quickly.
9. Pit cherries without a pitter
You don’t need to make a mess or use a specialty tool to pit a bunch of cherries all at once. Grab a glass bottle and some chopsticks, and you are good to go!
10. De-stem strawberries
You can’t eat the leaves and stem of a strawberry, but that doesn’t mean you have to cut half of the sweet berries with every stem you slice. De-stem them with a straw, and never waste any of your strawberries again!
11. Make berries last longer
Keep those fresh-picked blueberries, raspberries, strawberries for much longer with water and vinegar. Give them a ‘berry bath’ as soon as you are home.
12. Knifeless mango peeling
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The trick for cutting avocadoes works for mangoes, too!
13. Mango flower
Want to make something interesting for your kids? Take inspiration from this man, who first stabilizes the fruit on a long stick, then makes strategic cuts to turn it into a flower.
14. Easy orange peeling
Source:Crazy Russian Hacker
Here is the fastest way to peel an orange! And the cleanest one, too! Find that line and make quarters out of your orange.
15. Fun orange peeling
This is definitely the funnest way to peel it! You might impress people around you with this one!
16. Prepeel oranges
Prevent the mess and pre-peel them! Then, use the rind as a portable container.
17. Sweeten and preserve pineapple
Pineapples stop ripening the moment they’re picked and they’re sweetest at the bottom. To make your pineapple sweeter, just slice off the top, turn it cut-side-down, wrap in foil, refrigerate, and wait.
18. Easy pineapple carving and serving
This is an easy carving technique that you can all do. The end result is pretty and perfect for sharing. And you only need a sharp knife to achieve it!
19. Fun pineapple servings
Try these three other ways to cut it up: a pineapple bowl, easy cubes, and a pineapple tube!
20. Pick a ripe watermelon
Watermelon might be the trickiest when it comes to determining if it’s ripe or not. It should make an echo sound, be heavier than it looks, and have that yellow line on the bottom.
21. Basic watermelon rind removal
Cut the rind away from the flesh the same way you’d peel any other fruit, and you’ll enjoy much more of your watermelon!
22. No-mess watermelon slices
Try these no-mess slices that are perfect for parties and so much more!
23. Easy, fast watermelon cubes
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Make a fruit salad inside the watermelon!
24. Skinned watermelon
This party trick will blow everybody’s mind! Become a master of it! Use two watermelons and trick everyone at the party.
25. Quick and easy watermelon serving
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This picturesque carving technique is easier than it looks like. Use a sharp knife and make those slices look extraordinary!
26. Keep any fruit fresh
If you only need a few slices of a fruit, don’t sacrifice the entire one! Instead, cut what you need, then use a toothpick to preserve the rest for later.
27. Keep fruit from browning
Source:America’s Test Kitchen
Sometimes, you have to slice the entire fruit. If it’s an apple or a pear, it can start to brown in seconds. Prevent that browning with a 30-second honey water soak!
28. Use peels, shells and seeds
Put those to use! There’s always a way to use those leftovers in DIY remedies for health, cleaning, and beyond.