When you smash an egg on the floor
You’re cooking and eggs land on the floor. Smashed eggs aren’t just messy, they can be slippery and dangerous, and one of the most difficult kitchen messes to clean. “Wiping just spreads the raw gloopy egg further,” Epstein says. So here’s her trick: “If you sprinkle the mess with some salt and wait a few minutes, the egg will come together into a firmer mass so you can simply scoop it up, making for far easier cleaning.” Check out these tips for keeping the kitchen cleaner while you cook.