This Online Community Is Sharing Useful Food Hacks, And It Already Has 2.1 Million Members

Good food doesn’t have to be complicated; just a few simple tricks can save you time, money, and hassle. And you can find them on r/FoodHacks!

From getting the most out of your leftovers to making the perfect wrap, this subreddit has useful and simple tips to help you get better results in the kitchen.

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#1 Some Grocers Are Using Banana Leaves As An Alternative Way To Package Without Plastic

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#2 If You Eat A Hard Taco Over A Soft Tortilla Shell You Get A Second Taco

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#3 Grilled Cheese Cooked In A Waffle Iron (The Holes Hold Extra Soup)

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#4 Wrap Hack

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#5 Look At This

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#6 I Hope This Is Helpful

Here’s a useful counterintuitive fact: one 18 inch pizza has more “pizza” than two 12 inch pizzas

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#7 Don’t Want To Mess Up 10 Bowls For Tacos? Use Muffin Tins!

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#8 Wrap A Piece Of Lettuce Around One Side Of Your Sandwich/Burger To Keep The Goods From Falling Out The Other Side

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#9 2 Frozen Pizza 1 Tray? No Problem

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#10 My Husband Is Using Our Baby Monitor To Keep An Eye On The Temperature Of His Smoker While He Works

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#11 This One Helps Me Out On Occasion. Hope It Helps You As Well!

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#12 I Really Wanted A Hot Dog But Didn’t Have Any Buns So I Used A Baked Potato Instead

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#13 We Need To Know This

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#14 Chiles Change Name Once They Are Dried

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#15 Good Knowledge

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#16 For Easy-To-Eat S’mores, Try Making Them In Ice Cream Cones

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#17 When You Finish A Jar Of Mustard, Don’t Throw It Out – Make Delicious Salad Dressing With Only 3 Ingredients. Put Ingredients Into Jar, Shake Vigorously, Done

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#18 Hubby Was Using The Oven And I Needed To Proof My Focaccia, So I Ran The Dryer For 3 Minutes Then Put In My Dough. Worked Great!

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#19 If You Have A Gingerbread Man Cookie Cutter, You Also Have Reindeer Cookies Cutter. Awesome Isn’t It. See Image Below To Understand How

If you have gingerbread man cookie cutters, you also have reindeer cookie cutters

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#20 New To The Sub, So Sorry If This Has Been Done Before. But The Bottom Of J.lohr(As Well As Any Similar Shaped Wine Bottle) Makes A Great Press For Homemade Ravioli

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#21 Place Pepperoni Over Bagel Holes When Making Homemade Pizza Bagels. Cheese Won’t Melt And Stick To The Pan, Gives Toppings More Surface Area

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#22 Mix Cereals To Regulate Sweetness Levels And For Variety

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#23 Try The Lemon Method Under The Salmon To Avoid Burning Your Fish

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#24 Got 2 Cast Irons? Heat Them Up And Stack Them To Grill Both Sides Of A Burrito Or Wrap

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#25 Elevating The Bacon Keeps It Out Of The Grease And Allows Hot Air To Circulate Around The Strips, So They Cook And Crisp Evenly

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#26 Splatter Shield Was Too Small For My Pan

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#27 You Can Cut An Uncooked Frozen Pizza And Put The Slices In The Air Fryer For A Quick Slice!

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#28 The Easiest Way To Cook With Fresh Garlic. Also A Great Way To Prevent Waste

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#29 Hear Me Out: A Ramen Packet Makes An Awesome Popcorn Seasoning! Mix The Powder With Some Melted Butter Or Margarine And Then Toss With The Popcorn. Add Chili Powder For An Extra Kick

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#30 Microwave Crisps! Cut The Potatoes As Thin As Possible, Spray A Plate With Oil, Arrange The Potato Slices And Sprinkle With Sea Salt. Microwave For 3-4 Min Then Flip And Microwave For Another 2-3min

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#31 Keep Some White Grapes In The Freezer. You Can Use Them As Ice Cubes In Your White Wine, And When You Finish, You Get To Eat A Wine-Infused Grape!

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#32 Keep Your Cake Fresh. Add Bread Slices To The Cut Areas

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#33 I Present You – Simple Cheese Sticks!

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#34 New Spice Rack!

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#35 Just Tried That 1 Pan Egg Sandwich Hack But Added Cheese N Ketchup And It Was Probably The Best Egg Sandwich Ive Made

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#36 Empty Ketchup Bottles Make Excellent Batter Holders And Dispensers

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#37 Add A Little Brown Sugar To The Egg To Caramelize Your French Toast! Also, Yay For Breakfast At Dinner!

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#38 Pour Some Coffee Into An Ice Cube Tray. Freeze Your Ice Cubes And Use Them In Your Ice Coffee Instead Of Regular Ice Cubes

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#39 Clean A Spice Grinder, Aka Coffee Grinder, By Blending Up Some White Rice Inside. It Will Trap Any Leftover Spices And Aromas

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#40 Use Old Tic Tac Dispenser To Store Spices

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#41 A Loose Leaf Tea Steeper Is The Best Way To Evenly Sprinkle Flour On A Surface, Corn Starch On Proteins, And Icing Sugar On Desserts

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#42 Aldi Pasta Sauce Jars Have Measurements Under The Stickers!

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#43 Cheese Grater Broke, Used A Vegetable Peeler To Shave My Parmesan

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#44 Reheating Pizza On A Flattop Stove Burner Makes The Bottom Crispy Af Without Getting Burnt

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#45 This Is Going To Change Everything

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#46 If You Add Fresh Pineapple Juice Or Crushed Pineapple To Your Meat Marinades, Not Only Will It Lend The Meat Its Natural Sweetness, But It Will Also Perfectly Tenderize It.

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#47 Cook Your Bacon In An IKEA Grill Pan! It Keeps It Flat And My Husband Said It’s Ribbed For Your Pleasure

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#48 Cook French Toast In A Waffle Maker

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#49 Mason Jar Lid Ring To Make My Egg Round For My Breakfast Sandwich! Totally Works

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#50 Toast Your Buns On A Conventional Toaster

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#51 Just A Small Hack!

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#52 Store Your Fruit Salad In A Strainer Inside A Larger Bowl. It Keeps The Fruit Above The Juices, And You Can Just Take The Strainer Out And Dump The Juice Out Of The Bowl Every So Often. The Fruit Stays Fresh Much Longer!

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#53 Use An Apple Corer To Prep Roast Potatoes

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#54 Keep Guacamole Fresh Using Plastic Wrap Pressed All The Way Down – No More Brown Spots!

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#55 When To Eat A Banana

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#56 My Mate Blew My Mind When He Cooked Tacos Last Night! I Truly Was Sheltered As A Child

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#57 I Think I Discovered The Best Way To Mince Garlic! A Meat Tenderizer! I Put A Ziploc Bag On Top Of The Garlic And Hit It 4-5 Times, And Presto! Good Spaghetti Tonight!

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#58 Pull-Apart Pepperoni Garlic Knots

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#59 Use A Spoon To Anchor Your Strainer

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#60 Finally Found It After All These Years

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#61 We Freeze Fresh Lime Juice For Margaritas!

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#62 It’s Sad That It Takes Desperate Times For Me To Not Just Waste Cooking Oil. This Method Of Filtering Cooking Oil Brought To You By My Gram. I Used To Laugh At All The Stuff She Reused. Thanks Gram

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#63 When Sprinkling Icing Sugar Over Pastries Or Cakes, Balance Your Wire Tray Over The Sink (Make Sure The Tap Is Out Of The Way!), Dust Liberally And Any Excess Sugar Can Be Easily Rinsed Away. No Sticky Counter / Cloth!

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#64 How To Get More Volume For Your Ramen Noodles: Add A Few Cups Of Frozen Veggies. 320 Calories For The Whole Bowl!

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#65 Cook Steak In A Waffle Maker

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#66 Easy And Delicious

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#67 If You Want To Make Filled Cupcakes, Muffins, Donuts Or Other Pastries, Use A Needle-Less Medicine Syringe. It’s More Precise, Neater And Easier Than Using Piping Bags, Plus They’re Reusable And Cheap!

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#68 I Swear By Grilled Cheese In A Waffle Iron. Faster, Less Greasy And Some Yummy Pockets For Soup

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#69 I Cut Bacon In Half And Freeze In Individual Pieces. Then I Pack Them Into Bags. When I Want A Little Bacon I Can Pull Just What I Want And Not Have To Find A Use For The Whole Pound

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#70 One Pan Chicken Thighs Cooked On Wire Rack Over Sliced Potatoes

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#71 Improvise. Adapt. Overcome

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#72 It Will Stop It Going Soggy At Bottom Too!

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#73 Cheese Dip Warmer

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#74 No Cooking Twine? Use Bacon!

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#75 Utensil Tips!

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#76 Grate A Piece Of Toast If You’re Out Of Breadcrumbs

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#77 When You Don’t Like Bread Crusts. Pour Melted Butter Then Cinnamon. Pop In Oven Until Crunchy And Have Yummy Cinnamon Chips

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#78 Edible Flowers

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#79 For The Crispiest Home Fries Boil Your Potatoes With A Little Baking Soda, Drain, And Then Put The Drained Potatoes Back On The Burner And Stir Around To Dry Them Out. They Will Get Starchy And Gummy And Will Get The Crunchiest Crust! (Don’t Rinse Potatoes)

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#80 Order A Plain Costco Sheet Cake (No Decoration/Piping) To Save Time And Effort In Making A Kid’s Birthday Cake – Just Add Toys And Candy And You’re Done!

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#81 Use Mason Jar Can Lids To Get The Patty Shape When Making Black Bean Burgs. (Also Works With Eggs)

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#82 Update… This Is One Week !

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#83 DIY Smoothie Freezer Packs For The Speediest Breakfast

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#84 Mayo On The Outside Of The Bread Before It Goes In The Pan Makes A Perfect Golden And Crispy Grilled Sandwich

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#85 Tic-Tac Containers? Pro-Tip: Store Spices In Magnetic Paperclip Holders And Put Them On Your Fridge. Bonus Points For Alphabetically

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#86 Make “Leftover Bombs” By Wrapping Thanksgiving Food In Crescent Roll Dough And Baking (Stuffing, Turkey And Gravy, Pumpkin Pie Filling, Cranberry Sauce & Cream Cheese)

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#87 30 Cured Meats To Know!

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#88 You Can Add 2 Eggs And 1/2 A Cup Of Oil To Turn Any Cake Mix Into Cookie Dough

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#89 Use Mac & Cheese Powder To Season Popcorn For A Lighter Snack To Satisfy Cheesy Cravings

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#90 Had Some Leftover Mashed Potatoes And Decided To Fry Them. An Amazing Snack

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#91 Baby Yoda Cookies!

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#92 Use Up Leftover Mashed Potatoes With These Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes

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#93 You Can Make Perfect Roast Potatoes Without Any Oil At All. Just Par Boil Them, Then Put Them In A Bowl With Some Plain Flour, Crushed Garlic, Salt And Pepper. Shake About So They Are All Coated In The Mixture Then Cook Until Crispy! I Do This Out Of Poverty Not Healthiness And They Are Always Great

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#94 Need A Pastry Brush Or Don’t Have One? No Problem! Fold A Piece Of Parchment Paper At Least Four Times. Use A Scissor To Cut Some Fringe Into The Paper. Use The Fringe Side As A Brush

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#95 Get A Pestle And Mortar! Bought My First Today And The Difference In The Amplitude Of Taste And The Way The Flavours Blend Together Is Tangible

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#96 Pizza In A Sandwich Press Using Folded Foil Stoppers To Keep The Top Off The Cheese, Means Lovely Crispy Base And Gooey Melted Cheese. Perfect For Leftover Pizza At Work

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#97 Use A Tea Infuser For All The Broken Bits Of Bayleaf At The Bottom Of The Bag

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#98 2012, When I Noticed I Didn’t Have A Rolling Pin For The Dough, But!…

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#99 Sometimes When I Don’t Have Cocoa Powder To Dust Or A Sieve To Do So, I Rub Two Halves Of An Oreo Without The Cream To “Dust” My Desserts

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#100 Cook Frittatas In A Waffle Maker

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#101 What I Do When My Baking Pan Is Too Big

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#102 Broke Af, Have No Food, Made Bread Pudding Out Of The Ingredients In My Fridge: Hot Dog Buns, Eggs, Melted Vanilla Ice Cream, & Caramel Sundae Syrup. Came Out Amazing!

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#103 Cutting Board Trick!

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#104 Cook Waffles In The Waffle Maker

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#105 Mind Over Matter – How To Keep Your Fudge From Disappearing

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#106 I Got Into Cheesemaking This Quarantine And Really Wanted To Try Out Cannoli. Obviously Didn’t Have The Tubes So I Made A Makeshift One Using Aluminium Foil. Basically Roll Up The Foil In Cylinders And Wrap The Dough Around It. I Think It Turned Out Pretty Great. What Do You Guys Think?

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#107 Save Your Broccoli Stems And Run Them Through A Spiralizer To Make Noodles. Drop Them Into Your Spaghetti Cooking Water In The Last 2 Minutes Of Cooking, Drain And Sauce As Normal, And They Meld Into The Pasta And Will Add Nutrients/Reduce Caloric Density Without Changing Taste Much

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#108 Cook Your Eggs In Onion Rings, For A Perfectly Shaped Fried Egg Ready To Go In A Sandwich

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#109 Add Sprinkles To Pancakes When Cooking To Make A Fun Treat! My Kids Always Get Rainbow Pancakes On Their Birthday

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#110 This Easy Thanksgiving Hack Guys: Brûléeing Pumpkin Pie

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#111 Leftover Rice Doesn’t Have To Be Made Into Fried Rice Only. You Can Crack A Couple Of Eggs, Add Some Vegetables & Protein (Or Not) , Fry Them As Patties, Turning Them Into Potato Tostie Like Rice Pancakes. Add Flour To Make It Stick Better If Not Worrying About Gluten-Free

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#112 When In Doubt With Your Rice Dish, Add One Of The Holy Trinity

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#113 Cook Chocolate Cake In A Waffle Maker

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#114 Here Are My Stocks. Freeze Your Relevant Veggie Scraps To Reduce Food Waste And Save Money

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#115 Leftover Ribs + BBQ + Sharp Cheddar= Cowboy Quesadilla

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#116 DIY Everything Bagel Seasoning – Mix These 5 Ingredients With Sea Salt In A Bowl, Then Use A Funnel To Refill Each Jar

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#117 Instead Of Using Ramen Noodles Traditionally With The Flavor Packet, Sautee Onions, Sweet Corn And Meat Of Your Choice And Add Teriyaki Sauce. Cook The Ramen Noodles And Drain, Then Add To The Mixture

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#118 Hotpot For Two

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#119 Weave Your Bacon Like A Basket While It’s Raw. When It’s Done Cooking You Can Plop It Right On Your Sandwich

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#120 Chuck Your Veggie Off Cuts And Scraps Into A Bag, Keep It In The Freezer And Keep Adding To It, Then When It’s Full To Bursting Dump Them All Straight From The Freezer Into A Stock Pot And Make Some ‘Free’ Veggie Stock

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#121 Keeping A 90 Year Old Skillet Looking Like New Using Electrolysis At Home. Make Your Cast Iron Nonstick And Healthy Alternative To Chemically Treated Nonstick Pans. Big Hack For Searing Meat Like A Pro Is To Use One Of These

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#122 Use A 5″X5″ Piece Of Baking Paper If You Don’t Have Muffin Liners. Quick And Easy Release, You Don’t Have To Grease With Butter & They Look So Pretty Too

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#123 Crinkle Your Foil Before Making Chik Nuggets, Frozen Potatoes Etc For Easy Flipping

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#124 Lay Raw Bacon Over Your Brussels Sprouts And Bake! Fat Drips Into The Veggies And They Cook Together

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#125 Quick And Easy Tortilla Pizzas On A Work Night. 6 Minutes In The Toaster Oven

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#126 Best Way To Roast Cauliflower. Cook It On The Same Sheet Pan After Baking Bacon

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#127 You Can Regrow Scallions! Just Leave An Inch Of The White Part And Use A Toothpick To Keep It Upright While You Rest It In Water. It’s A Super Fast Grower And It Only Needs Water! Keep An Eye On It And Refill Water When You See The Level Go Down. They’re A Thirsty Bunch! Good Luck And Enjoy Regrowin

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#128 Perfect Buns! Spread A Little Mayo On The Inside Then Stack So The Outside Is In The Middle. Toasty Inside, Soft Outside- Try It!

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#129 Need To Grind Some Pepper Fast?

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#130 Loved That Shape!

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#131 Air Fried Chicken With A Variation

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#132 A Food Saver Will Save You So Much Money. Got 5 Pork Tenderloin Along With4 Split Chicken Breasts For Just Under 21 Bucks All On Sale. At Least 9 Meals As Well As The Bones To Make Slow Cooker Broth From The Chicken That Will Give Me Around 1.5 Gallons Of Broth. Score!!

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#133 When You Have A Birthday During A Pandemic And You Still Want To Blow Out Your Candles

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#134 I Know This Image Looks Like Pot But Hear Me Out: Use Crushed Dried Edamame As A Breading For Chicken In Place Of Bread Crumbs For A High Protein/Less Carb Crispy Crust That Tastes Awesome

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#135 I Call It Lazy Lasagna; Frozen Ravioli Layered With Sauce And Mozzarella Baked In The Oven. Anyone Else Do This?

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#136 Secret To The Best Grilled Cheese Ever: Spread Mayo Instead Of Butter On The Outside Of The Sandwich

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#137 You Can Use A Hand Mixer To Easily Shred Chicken Breasts. It Worked Better Than I Expected

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#138 The Spice Decimator

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#139 Have A Cutting Board With Hole Right Over The Trash Can. Easy To Clean

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#140 Dental Floss Can Perfectly Cut Soft Solids

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#141 Upgrade Box Mac N Cheese With Cream Cheese

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#142 Cut Off The Bottom Half Of The Cupcake, Then Place It On Top Of The Icing To Make A Perfect, Mess-Free Sandwich

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#143 Leftover Pasta Makes For An Insanely Good Quesadilla Filling

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#144 Use Your Instapot For A Super Easy And Quick(30 Min) Shrimp Boil. This Was Today’s Lunch

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#145 This Seems Like It Belongs Here

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