Top 38 Grocery Hacks to save time and money!

Top 38 Grocery Hacks to save time and money!

1. Recycle the retail clasp hangers you get and reuse them as chip clips!

2. Wait until the jar of Nutella is almost done and add some ice cream to get every last portion of the jar!

3. Put pancake mix in a ketchup or squeeze bottle for a no-mess preparation.

4. To remove the stem from a strawberry, use a straw!

5. Use muffin tins and turn regular tortillas into crunchy taco shells.

6. Use a mountain climbing grip to carry your grocery bags up multiple flights of stairs.

7. Make a brownie in a mug.

8. No tears when cutting an onion – chew gum.

9. Use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a BBQ.

10. Use unscented dental floss to cut cakes.

11. Onions stored in pantyhose will last as long as 8 months.

12. Freeze green onions in a plastic bottle.

13. Store delicate herbs like flowers, then cover with plastic, secure with a rubberband, and refrigerate.

14. Use a vinegar solution to make your berries last longer.

15. Spray leftover guacamole with cooking spray before putting it back in the fridge.

16. Don’t store onions with potatoes.

17. Wrap the crown of a bunch of bananas with plastic wrap.

18. Using a towel will keep your salad lettuce fresh all week long.

19. Wrap celery, broccoli, and lettuce in tin foil before storing in the fridge.

20. Add a dab of butter to the cut side of cheese to keep it from drying out.

21. Store asparagus like cut flowers.

22. Freeze and preserve fresh herbs in olive oil.

23. Keep ginger in the freezer.

24. Roast nuts as soon as you get home from the store, then store them in the freezer.

25. Keep mushrooms in a paper bag, not a plastic bag.

26. Put a small glass of water in the microwave when heating a pizza to keep the crust crunchy!

27. Keep your pitcher of beer (or any other beverage) cold by putting a plastic cup of ice in it.

28. How to tell if avocado is ripe?

29. Create steamed hot dug buns while cooking hot dogs

30. Organize fridge with lazy susan

31. Cheap wine opener.

32. Slice Cherry Tomatoes. Put them between two lids, hold ’em still and slice away!

33. Frugal panini press – set iron to Cotton!

34. Use a wooden spoon to save an unwatched pot from boiling over.

35. How to open a pistacio

36. How to tell if meat is done

37. Stale bread solution

38. Easy and cleanest way to microwave bacon.

Any others that we missed?

Steven Zussino

Steven Zussino is the co-founder of Grocery Alerts Canada. He loves to help Canadians save money on groceries. He also runs the blog,