Know what you don’t know

I love reading facts and I am sure most of you’ll would be interested in reading facts about almost everything. It is so fascinating to learn more.

So I am sharing few facts on “know what you don’t know” about kitchen tips/tricks as well as some food and life facts, let’s see how many of you’ll had previously known the facts I’ll be sharing below;

Kitchen facts

  1. To keep blocks of cheese fresher longer, wrap them in aluminum foil instead of plastic wrap. It will help prevent mold.
  2. If you want to burn fat faster, sip a cup of coffee before working out, It will speed up the process.
  3. Soak diced or sliced raw onions in ice water for 15 minutes to make them less pungent. It’s good for salads
  4. When you get home from the store, separate bananas from the main stem. They will not ripen as quickly. Or you can even cover the stem with aluminium foil.
  5. Unbaked cookie dough can be covered and refrigerated for up to 24 hours or frozen in an airtight container for up to 9 months.
  6. When frying meat, sprinkle paprika on meat to make them golden brown.
  7. A few drops of lemon juice added to simmering rice will keep the grains separated.
  8. Achieve professionally decorated cakes with a silky, molten look by blow-drying the frosting with a hair dryer until the frosting melts slightly.
  9. To keep hot oil from splattering, sprinkle a little salt or flour in the pan before frying.
  10. To absorb the pungent odor of foods like fish or cabbage, place a small bowl filled with white vinegar on the stove while cooking.

Food facts

  1. Apples belong to the rose family, as do pears and plums.
  2. About 70% of olive oil being sold is not actually pure olive oil.
  3. Chocolate was once used as currency.
  4. Coconut water can be used as blood plasma.
  5. Ketchup was used as a medicine in the 1800s to treat diarrhea, among other things.
  6. Peanuts aren’t nuts, they’re legumes.
  7. Eating bananas can help fight depression.
  8. The reason why peppers taste hot is because of a chemical compound called capsaicin, which bonds to your sensory nerves and tricks them into thinking your mouth is actually being burned.
  9. One of the most hydrating foods to eat is the cucumber, which is 96% water.
  10. Crackers, like Saltines, have small holes in them to prevent air bubbles from ruining the baking process.

Life facts

  1. The average person spends 6 months of their lifetime waiting on a red light to turn green.
  2. If you believe that you’re truly one in a million, there are still approximately 7,184 more people out there just like you.
  3. Coca-Cola would be green if coloring wasn’t added to it.
  4. Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
  5. Honey never spoils
  6. Avocados are poisonous to birds.
  7. The number of animals killed for meat every hour in the U.S. is 500,000.
  8. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
  9. More people are allergic to cow’s milk than any other food.(If you are allergic to cows milk, then you should know this 6 milk alternatives)
  10. Cockroaches can live for several weeks with their heads cut off, because their brains are located inside their body. They would eventually die from being unable to eat.
  11. Just like fingerprints, everyone has different tongue prints.
  12. Birds don’t urinate
  13. If a pregnant woman has organ damage, the baby in her womb sends stem cells to help repair the organ.
  14. Although about 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, researchers estimate that less than 5% of it has been seen by human eyes. The rest of it remains a mystery.
  15. During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.
  16. 95% of people text things they could never say in person
  17. May babies are on average 200 grams heavier than babies born in other months.
  18. Children laugh about 400 times a day, while adults laugh on average only 15 times a day.
  19. Oall the animals on earth the mosquito has contributed to the deaths of more people than any other animal
  20. The best time for a person to buy shoes is in the afternoon. This is because the foot tends to swell a bit around this time.all the animals on earth the mosquito has contributed to the deaths of more people than any other animal.

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