How can you use a salad strainer

Buying a salad strainer may seem like a waste of money, but after reading how you can use this tool, we are sure that you will immediately go to the store to buy it.

Everyone who often prepares fresh salad, spinach or chard knows how useful this strainer can be, but others may think that it is a waste of money. We bring you some very useful ideas to use a salad strainer.

Washing and drying herbs. In addition to salt, a strainer can be used for washing and drying herbs. Wash it in the same way as the salad.

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-lettuce-salad-spinner-iceberg-red-diet-concept-image36886413For squeezing pasta. After cooking, you will drain the pasta much better in a salad strainer than in the standard one, just turn it a few times and all the excess water will disappear, so the possibility of sticking will be minimal.

Washing and squeezing beans. Canned beans or the one you boiled in the first water will be much easier to wash or drain in a salad strainer.

Berry fruit. You will wash the delicate and tender berries in a salad strainer without fear of being crushed.

To remove seeds from canned tomatoes. If you only need canned tomato meat in the recipe, not juice and seeds, you will solve it with this strainer. Simply shake the tomato, turn it a few times and that’s it.

For cleaning leeks. There is usually a lot of sand and dirt on the leek, which is very difficult to wash in detail. This job will greatly facilitate your salad strainer.

For washing broccoli, cauliflower and prosciutto. Due to the irregular shape, a lot of dirt also accumulates in these vegetables. You will wash it thoroughly with a strainer.

Squeezing bathing suits. In order for the costumes to dry as soon as possible, squeeze them in a colander. It is perfect for summer days at sea.

For washing delicate laundry. You will simply wash delicate underwear such as bras and silk shirts by putting it in a colander, filling it with water, adding a little soap and turning it slightly as if it were a drum in a machine. Then pour water, then turn the strainer to dry the laundry.


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