Whoever said that the only use of a kettle was to brew tea, had no imagination at all. Gadgets maybe be marketed for a certain purpose but their mechanism can surely be put to work for various purposes. Here are a few clever ways to use kitchen appliances to make the most of them.

Shred meat with a stand mixer

meat Shredding a pound of meat down to tiny little shreds to make that perfect sandwich or taco can be time consuming. Skip on that mindless work by using a KitchenAid stand mixer to do the shredding for you. The normal beater attachment can be used to shred a pound of cooked chicken breasts in under 30 seconds. Here’s how to do it.  

Make pizza dough in a food processor

dough Instead of putting all that hard work and kneading the dough yourself, use a food processor to do it for you. Not only will it save you the effort but it will also knead it in half the time you’d otherwise take. Here’s how you can make pizza dough in a food processor.  

Roast nuts in your popcorn popper

roasted nuts Roasting nuts on a cooktop can be very trick, one bad judgement and you’ll be left with burnt nuts. You can use a popcorn maker instead that evenly roasts nuts within 10 minutes. Here’s a quick recipe for it. Also Read: Kitchen Appliances That Inspire You to Eat Healthier  

Multipurpose kettle

rice If you have a kettle, don’t just use it to brew tea. You can make all kinds of quick meals from breakfast eggs to rice and maggi too, here’s all you can cook up in your kettle.  

Cook cake in a rice cooker

cake Not every home bakers needs an oven to bake a cake. You can make a soft, moist and fluffy cake in a rice cooker too. The steaming mechanism works well to bake the cake. Here's how to make it. Cover image courtesy: Shutterstock.com; Images courtesy: Shutterstock.com



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