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.
Can You Really Make Microwave Mac and Cheese in a Mug?
We put the popular Pinterest hack to the test.
3 Surprising Ways to Use Saltines
They’re a trusty companion for tomato soup and tummy aches. But these squares can be wilder than that. Crush them up and they’re (better than) bread crumbs. Cover them in chocolate and almonds and you’ve got a salty-sweet, nearly criminal dessert.