As we know, saving time can often times save you money. And saving time in the kitchen can free your time up to do other important things. Take a look at some really cool kitchen hacks courtesy of Lifehacker that will save you some time and stress in the kitchen:

  • Make Pancakes with a Squeeze Bottle: here’s an easy way to make pancakes without the mess that ladling dripping batter creates. Simply put your prepared pancake batter into an old, cleaned out condiment bottle. You’ll be able to squeeze out perfectly shaped pancakes every time.
  • Peel a Head of Garlic in Seconds: instead of wasting time peeling each head by hand, use this ridiculously easy technique that utilizes 2 bowls:
  • Peel a Potato in One Step: boil your potatoes, then place them in a bowl of ice water for 10 seconds. You should be able to slide the skin magically right off the potatoes. This crazy video shows you how:
  • Cut Boiled Eggs in Half Instead of Peeling: you can get the goods out of a hard boiled egg without peeling. Simply cut the egg in half and and spoon it out of the shell. Just make sure there are no clinging shell pieces on your egg before eating. Or, you can also try this method:

Find many more great tricks, like how to deseed a pomegranate in seconds, over at Lifehacker’s Top 10 Crazy Kitchen Tricks That Speed Up Your Cooking.