1. Freeze lime juice into ice cube trays to make ready-made margarita starters.
2. Or, if you’re REALLY ambitious, make bulk-batch margs like these. 👀
3. And when juicing those limes, remember to cut the bottom off, then put it in facing up.
4. Making sourdough bread? Use the discard to make pancakes.
5. Keep a dry-erase inventory on the fridge door (or on a whiteboard attached to it) so you know what food you have at a glance.
6. Don’t have a whiteboard? DIY one with an empty picture frame — or a laminate sheet — with a blank piece of paper inside.
7. Among the things you can cook in a waffle iron: bacon, tater tots, hash browns, and cookie dough.
8. Upgrade Top Ramen noodles by switching up the back-of-package instructions.
9. Or add bacon + Parmesan + an egg for a meal that’s ~lazy yet luxurious~. 😋
10. Puree any past-their-prime greens — then freeze them into smoothie boosters.
11. And know that these XL cubes exist — perfect for freezing leftover soups, sauces, or broth.
12. PSA: Parmesan cheese lids fit perfectly over Mason jars.
13. When chocolate cake or brownie batter calls for water, swap in brewed coffee instead.
14. Use an upside-down dish rack to keep Tupperwares from flipping around in the dishwasher.
15. Oreo packaging can double as a milk-dunking station.
16. Or, for a low-key brilliant snack, dip Oreos in milk until they’re soft — then freeze them.
17. Add soy sauce to popcorn butter to make it taste even better.
18. And with boxed mac ‘n’ cheese, add a scoop of sour cream instead of milk.
19. Baking a ton? Spray cookware over an open dishwasher door to avoid a mess.
20. And lastly, memorize these brilliant booze combos that only need two or three ingredients.
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