Want to get a small amount of honey out of a jar, but don’t have a honey dipper? Use a fork, not a spoon. Dip the tines of the fork into the honey pot, spin the fork around, and grab some honey for streaming into a cup of tea or onto buttered toast.
Coring an apple is difficult when it’s rolling all over the countertop. To keep it still, cut a small slice from the top and bottom. Then, holding the apple steady on its bottom side, push the corer through.
Sticky ingredients like honey take their time flowing out of a measuring cup and require a spoon to scrape out the remaining bits. To make neat and quick work of this task, spray the measuring cup with nonstick cooking spray before filling it. When emptied, the liquid will slip right out of the cup. Like these? See more quick tips at Cook's Illustrated.