Sometimes we have a lazy day or just a craving, and we need a good trick to cook delicious food in a matter of minutes. It doesn’t matter if we’re experts in the culinary arts or if we barely know how to make a dish as simple as cereal with milk. A good cooking tip can always help us in the most unexpected moments.

Enlighten set out to look for such tips and would like to invite you to check out some of the best cooking hacks people have shared online.

1. “Don’t want to dirty 10 bowls for tacos? Use muffin tins!”

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2. “Use your cast iron pan upside down as a pizza stone.”

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3. “I really wanted a hot dog but didn’t have any buns, so I used a baked potato instead.”

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4. “Place pepperoni over bagel holes when making homemade pizza bagels. The cheese won’t melt and stick to the pan, and it gives toppings more surface area.”

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5. “I cut bacon in half and freeze them in individual pieces. Then I pack them into bags. When I want a little bacon, I can pull exactly what I want and not have to find a use for the whole pound.”

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6. “I use an apple corer to prep my roast potatoes.”

CraftyHolic / Reddit

7. “Spoons for anchors”

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8. “The spice decimator”

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9. “When you’re quarantined and want a cheeseburger but only have hot dog buns left”

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10. “A loose leaf tea steeper is the best way to evenly sprinkle flour on a surface, corn starch on proteins, and powdered sugar on desserts.”