10 Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

I’ve never thought about using marshmallows like this before!

We can all use a little help in the kitchen, whether it’s healthy substitutions in certain recipes, organizing the pantry, or how to prep meals ahead of time. As the old adage goes, “Work smarter, not harder.” Here at Crafty House, we’re all about tips and tricks to make life easier and save time for things that really matter – friends and family! Go ahead and check out this list of some of our favorite kitchen hacks. You won’t believe how simple and brilliant these ideas are!

Room Temperature Butter

We’ve all been there – the recipe calls for room temperature butter, and yours is in the fridge! You either have to wait an hour for the butter to warm up, or risk melting it in the microwave and ruining the consistency of the recipe. Not anymore! With this simple trick, you’ll get the perfect textured butter every time. You’re welcome.

Use The Slow Cooker To Melt Chocolate

This is brilliant! Get the perfect consistency for melting chocolate in the slow cooker! No more burnt chocolate chips, or stiff and chalky chocolate. Love this idea!

Keep Cakes Fresh

What? Yes. My mom always put a loaf of bread in the cookie jar to keep the cookies from getting stale, but I never thought about using bread for cake!