Top 10 Food and Drink Hacks

October 7, 2009 at 1:14 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
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You may not be able to power an iPod with an onion, but there are plenty of neat tricks and techniques that actually do work with everyday foods. We’ve posted dozens of food- and beverage-related stories here at Lifehacker over the past three years, but today we’ve compiled the top 10 most clever, interesting, fun, and useful food hacks of them all, with video clips. Come on in to check ’em out.

10. Close chip bags without the clip

9. Turn a CD spindle into a bagel tote

8. Master the art of cutting a mango

7. Clean ANYTHING with vinegar

6. Bake no-knead bread

5. Build a fire with chocolate and Coke

4. Make clear ice cubes

3. Avoid crying while chopping onions

2. Chill a Coke in two minutes

1. Open a beer bottle with a piece of paper

We didn’t even get to de-stemming strawberries with a straw, keeping crystals off your ice cream with plastic wrap, making omelets in a bag, or keeping cookies fresh with bread.

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