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Mum shares her mess-free grating hack you NEED to know

Organised mum shares the mess-free grating hack you NEED to know about – and it’s one of the most simple yet

  • An Aussie mum has revealed the ‘right’ way to use a grater in the kitchen 
  • Cleaning queen Carolina McCauley, from Perth, shared a video on Instagram 
  • She wrapped a Ziplock bag around the grater then grated garlic 
  • The unique hack offers a mess-free alternative when cooking


A mess-free way to use a grater has been revealed after a mum-of-two shared her easy hack online.

Cleaning queen Carolina McCauley, from Perth, shared a video with her 616,000 Instagram followers and can be seen wrapping a Ziplock bag around the grater.

She gently grated a clove of garlic over the plastic then easily slid the ingredients into to a glass container.

The Ziplock bag offers a mess-free alternative when cooking as the grater remains untouched and can be used to easily collect the ingredients when cooking.

'If you're doing this, then you're using a grated wrong,' she wrote in the clip and grated a clove of garlic straight onto the grater

Cleaning queen Carolina McCauley, from Perth, shared a video with her 616,000 Instagram followers

In the clip, she wrapped a Ziplock bag around the grater than grated a clove of garlic over the top

The Ziplock bag offers a mess-free alternative when cooking as the grater remains untouched and can be used to easily collect the ingredients when cooking

In the clip, she wrapped a Ziplock bag around the grater than grated a clove of garlic over the top

‘If you’re doing this, then you’re using a grated wrong,’ she wrote in the clip and grated a clove of garlic straight onto the grater.

‘Try wrapping with a Ziplock bag. Now you can easily collect the ingredients and look, no mess.’

After 24 hours the video of the unique cooking solution was viewed more than 395,000 times, but didn’t receive any comments from social media users.

The clever hack would also prevent finger cuts as the plastic would offer a barrier of protection from the grater. 

Late last month Carolina revealed another kitchen hack to keep bread fresher for longer.

In another video shared online, she inserted the whole packet of sliced bread into the clear rectangular container and sealed it with the lid on top.

‘Use an airtight container with the whole bag inside,’ Carolina wrote online, adding: ‘Keep it sealed and your fresh bread will last longer.’

Late last month Carolina revealed another kitchen hack to keep bread fresher for longer

'Use an airtight container with the whole bag inside,' Carolina wrote online

Late last month Carolina revealed another kitchen hack to keep bread fresher for longer 

Carolina used a rectangular container to match the shape of the loaf of bread perfectly.

According to Heathline, store-bought bread can last up to seven days if stored at room temperature while homemade bread often only lasts up to five days.

In warmer climates, the bread can also be placed in the fridge to last longer. 



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