Muslin bags in recent years have been used widely in the fashion industry to package clothes, shoes, and jewelry. Surprisingly, the muslin bags can be used in the Kitchen. If well taken care of, it can last you a lifetime. It’s easy to clean and doesn’t need much special treatment when handling it. You only need to wash it using a washer or your hands, then line it to dry.
Uses of Muslin bags
- Storing Fruits and Veggies
Muslin bags can carry a lot of weight compared to plastic bags at the grocery store. A muslin bag keeps fruits and veggies fresh since it’s made from organic muslin. Muslin bags are breathable, which allows the ethylene gas, thus keeping the food products fresh for longer. They are perfect for carrying tender fruits and veggies without bruising them.
2. Bulk shopping companion
If you do bulk grocery shopping for your home for snacks, nuts, legumes, grains, and lentils, the muslin bag is a must-have. With the tare weight sewn in and the drawstrings, you can safely carry all your groceries back home without worrying about tears.
3. The proof cheesecloth
A muslin bag comes in handy when making cheese at home. It removes whey from cheese curds and holds it together as the cheese forms. Three kinds of cheese can be made using a muslin bag: goat cheese, farmers, and ricotta. You can also use a muslin bag to thicken yogurt, tofu, and cheese cream. Make sure to wash it thoroughly and store it safely for future use.
4. The Magic Sprouter
You can use a muslin bag to sprout grains, nuts, and seeds like lentils and peas. Did you know sprouting increases nutrients like folate, Vitamin K and C, magnesium, manganese, and Phosphorus. Put a choice of seeds in a muslin bag, soak overnight, and drain the water. Pull the drawstring to close the bags, then hang it where convenient. Rinse it in clean water once every day, and after a few days, you should see tiny sprouts starting to grow.
5. Making of Coconut and nut milk
You can easily make milk from your favorite nuts and coconut. Soak your nuts and blend them to achieve this, then pour the blended nut or coconut into the muslin bag. Squeeze, twist, and tighten out all the goodness in the pulp to the last drop of the milk. There you have it; you can start drinking your homemade milk that is delicious and creamy.
Muslin bags are very useful in the Kitchen and don’t take much to take good care of it. They are a must-have in your Kitchen to help you make the delicious milk and cheese, and come in handy when doing bulk grocery shopping. There are many different ways of using muslin bags in not only in the kitchen but also in the fashion industry.We love using bags am sure with what they can help you do in the Kitchen; you will love them too.