HACKED! Managing your food waste

From managing food waste to prepping more efficiently, these are our top kitchen tricks. WORDS BY KIRSTY BUCHANAN How to make pineapple flowers Preheat the oven to 95°C. Cut the ends off a large pineapple and slice off the tough skin. Using the potato eye remover on a vegetable peeler, remove the brown eyes from the pineapple. Slice pineapple into very thin discs using a mandoline or sharp knife. Pat slices dry with paper towel. Space slices evenly on a wire rack placed in a baking tray. Dry out in the oven for 2-3 hours, turning a few times, until dehydrated and the edges start to crisp. Carefully place each slice of pineapple in a small muffin tin to mould into a flower shape. Allow to set, then use to decorate your favourite bakes and help manage your food waste.    Mess-free popcorn Don’t feel like having to clean the oily pot after making popcorn over the stove? Then this hack is for you! Grab a brown paper bag and throw in enough popcorn kernels to cover the bottom (about ¼ cup). Fold the top of the bag a few times to close, then microwave for 2 minutes 30 seconds … Continue reading HACKED! Managing your food waste