Grating cheese? Spray grater with non-stick cooking spray for easy shredding and clean up.
Pit cherries with a paper clip.
Butter and eggs at room temperature results in better baking.
Grate frozen butter straight into pastry dough for fast, even distribution.
Running bacon under cold water before cooking will reduce shrinking up to 50%.
Microwave garlic cloves for 5 seconds and the skins slip right off.
Use ice cube trays to freeze small portions of pesto, broth, applesauce and pizza sauce. Transfer the cubes to a Ziplock bag or other freezer-proof container and it will be easy to pull out exactly how much you need.
When baking zucchini, lightly salt and set aside for 10 minutes then blot excess moister with a paper towel. Zucchini has a lot of water when cooked, salting takes out a lot of the moisture.
Pit an avocado slicing it first in half, then gently insert a knife blade into the pit, twist and remove on blade.
Tired of crying when you cut onions? Chill your onions in the freezer for 10-15 minutes before cutting them.