5 Tips to Make Cleaning Up After Cooking Way Easier and Faster

By Shannon Gurnee
In Food
January 25, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, we’re sharing about 5 Tips to Make Cleaning Up After Cooking Way Easier and Faster as a partnered guest post.

Woman Man Cooking Kitchen

When you’re cooking a meal, ensuring that you use proper techniques to make cleaning easier and faster. What is the point of spending hours cooking a meal if you end up with a terribly messy kitchen?

So, these’re some of the finest tips which will come in handy for making cooking easier and faster.

1 – Keep A Trashcan Handy

Always have a trashcan near your cooking space. This will ensure that all the waste would directly be dumped into the trashcan. It keeps things sorted and at the same time, saves time which would otherwise be entailed going to and fro for the garbage can.

However, when doing so, make sure that the wastebasket doesn’t spill or else it will damage the whole food. Keep it in a handy and nearby place which makes retrieval easier.

2 – Using Prep Bowls

Always make good use of the prep containers. Once you have prepared stuffs, make sure to transfer them to prep bowls. This would keep the cutting board handy and free and also keep the kitchen sorted.

Check the recipe of the prep stuffs which can be bundled together. Put such things in the same bowl so you would have fewer utensils to clean after you are done with the meal.

3 – Use Non-Stick Cookware

Based on the kind of meal you’re making, it’s best recommended to use non-stick cookware. This cookware is well designed for prevent food stick that makes these pots and pans become very handy to clean. So, make good use of such cookware and prepare your meal accordingly in it.

Non-stick pans are recommended as a must-have tool for any kitchen. They’re excellent to handle stubborn-stick ingredients—such as eggs, fish filets and thin layers of crepes—that are easier to make a mess after cooking and take time to clean-up.

With a good non-stick skillet, what you need after making morning eggs is whip it with some paper towels and your job is done—no need to soak wet, use vinegar or scrub like other kind of pans.

4 – Use Cooking Spray Over the Sink

If you have an open dishwasher and it has too many cookware in it—and, it might become a little greasy. The smart trick which you should use is to spray non-stick cooking spray over it. You can do it over the sink as well. This will trap the grease and make sure that cleaning the whole thing will become a whole lot easier.

5 – Cook Steadily

Slow and steady wins the race. When you’re cooking and don’t want things to get downright messy, the best way is to steadily cook. Do not rush things as haste is sure to end in waste. Give ample time and grasp the details of the recipe completely before you get started.

Do not try too many things together and focus on the cooking while cleaning the space and dirt marks on the go. When you are done with the meal, you will find your kitchen already sorted!

Make smart use of these amazing tips; this makes the kitchen duties get a whole lot simpler. Make sure to implement any other tips which you feel can come in handy too. Smart cleaning is a great way to keep things organized in the kitchen.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

3 Responses to “5 Tips to Make Cleaning Up After Cooking Way Easier and Faster”

  1. Debbie Welchert says:

    What a lot of great ideas. I always keep a trash can close when I am preparing a meal.

  2. Daniel says:

    Great tips but I much rather have someone else do the cleaning for me 🙂

  3. Leela says:

    I fill my dishwasher as I prep and cook. By the time dinner is ready, I have one load already going.

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