You Suck at Cooking: 20 Kitchen Hacks for Lazy Men

So you’re a man, and you suck at cooking. Hey, it’s not your fault. Cooking isn’t easy – it takes time and practice to get good at it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn how to cook better meals and be more effective in the kitchen. In this article, we’ll give you 20 practical tips, tricks, and hacks to help you improve your cooking skills. So read on – your stomach will thank you!

And before you say that I’m generalizing here, yes… I am. But I’m also speaking from experience. When I first started cooking, I was terrible at it. I would make simple mistakes that would ruin my dishes, and it was frustrating. But over time, I’ve learned how to cook better meals and save myself time in the kitchen by following the advice on these handy meme-like graphics.

You Suck at Cooking (the book + videos)

I’m completely out of touch with reality and had no idea that there’s a YouTube series and book with the same name. If you want some actual, practical, wide-ranging advice related to simple cooking for lazy people, then pick up the book and watch the videos.

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They’re helpful, and you’ll learn a lot more than you will from this silly blog post. But if you’re just looking for some lighthearted fun and easy tips, then read on!

How to suck (slightly) less in the kitchen, or at least waste less time

In no particular order, here are a collection of useful kitchen hacks in handy image form. Because let’s face it, you’re probably not going to read a 2000-word article on cooking tips for men. And even if you are – you’ll still appreciate the helpful pictures. So without further ado, here are 20 tips to help you suck less in the kitchen:

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Chop and freeze chopped mirepoix for a faster soup base.
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Instead of meat, use grilled potatoes in Fajitas or tacos – it’s fantastic and also a lot less expensive.
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Marinated Anchovies. Remove the heads/intestines and let them marinate in salt and vinegar for at least 6 hours. When they’re ready, they’ll turn color. Remove the backbone (simple) and place them in a glass container with oil. Fill it to the top with your preferred flavor combination.
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You may replace lasagna noodles with sliced turkey or chicken breast to make a delicious lasagna replacement for those on a low-carb diet!
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If you’re using a wok, you’ll know that it’s not easy to cook with. The round shape means that your utensils will constantly fall off, and the high sides make it difficult to reach in and stir your food. But there’s a simple hack that can help you out – just use the ladle to hold your utensils in place!
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Read somewhere that mayo in mashed potatoes is the key to creaminess, and you don’t notice it. I’m here to report that it’s fantastic.
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Cut a pizza slice in half and stack them like a sandwich. It’s the greatest midnight snack ever!
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I’m loving Ritz and Nutella right now.
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Oranges baked with the chicken in the oven are wonderful.
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Make your frozen pizza more interesting with some sliced string cheese.
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Eggs and kimchi may transform a drab cup of noodles into a hearty noodle dish.
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Your breakfast plate stays hot because of the hot water you boiled the eggs in.
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Super simple way to steam veggies while you’re cooking pasta.
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Refrigerating onions with avocados keeps them fresh for days. I discovered this by accident and learned it’s true.
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Wrap your pint of ice cream with a beer koozie. Your hands stay warm and the ice cream stays cold.
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If your cheesecake has cracks, don’t bother decorating it; just add fruit to cover them up.
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Don’t have a cake dome? Place it in a Tupperware container upside-down to keep it fresh.
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Everyone’s talking about my salsa. I don’t make it any differently, but my secret is to throw in a few splashes of white wine vinegar. It adds a lot of flavors!

Wrapping Up

So there you have it – 20 tips to help you suck less in the kitchen. By following this advice, you’ll be able to cook better meals and save yourself time in the kitchen. And who knows – maybe you’ll even enjoy cooking! Thanks for reading.

Do you have any other tips or hacks to share? Let us know in the comments below! And if you found this article helpful, please share it with your friends. Cooking is a skill that everyone should learn, and we need all the help we can get!

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