The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade
We discovered it totally by accident.
Surprising Ways to Cook With Seltzer Water
Clearly seltzer adds refreshing fizz to cranberry juice or sangría. But its colorless, odorless, tasteless bubbliness also makes it the ideal secret ingredient to lighten up foods. Think batters and soups. (Thanks, air pockets!) Seltzer and club soda can be used interchangeably, but steer clear of sparkling water, which doesn’t have enough carbonation to leaven. And be sure to use a bottle that’s fresh from the store; over time seltzer goes flat.
The $6 Kitchen Tool Real Simple Food Editors Are Obsessed With
Every home cook should own one—but most don’t.
Can You Really Make Microwave Mac and Cheese in a Mug?
We put the popular Pinterest hack to the test.
Here’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder
The two ingredients are easily confused—here’s what you need to know about each.