In reality, things don't quite go as planned, though. Because the boiling point of salted water is greater, it takes longer to get to a boil.
This is not a safe way to open a bottle, so you should never attempt it. Most likely, you will either shatter the bottle's neck or separate the cork.
It is a common misconception that adding baking soda to the water used to cook eggs will make them easier to peel afterwards. All it does is waste baking soda.
This is not just an absurd idea, but also a fire hazard. Toasters should not be used if melted cheese is leaking into the slots.
The purpose of a hack is to make your life easier and more efficient, but using tongs to squeeze a lemon will not produce a superior result.
It is commonly believed that adding a full, peeled potato to a broth that has been over-seasoned can absorb the excess salt, but this does not work.
This trick will not work unless your garlic bulbs have achieved a very high degree of dryness.
It's possible to use a large squeezy container to dispense pancake batter, but don't even think about repurposing a ketchup bottle for this purpose.
When it comes to peeling tomatoes and peppers, blanching works beautifully. However, when it comes to potatoes, it doesn't.
Mold growth can be slowed by storing bread in the refrigerator, but the bread will also begin to stale more quickly.