Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there's an even better way. All it takes is a little bicarbonate of soda.
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Chocolate magic shell is a flawless ice cream topping, but there's nothing wrong with mixing it up. If you're a fan of peanut butter — and who isn't — you can make your own peanut butter magic shell with just two ingredients.
Hello, cats and kittens, and welcome back to the roller coaster of emotions known as Will It Sous Vide?, the column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. This week I'm playing around with a certain grain I've been particularly curious about.
Slow cookers are a great tool for keeping food warm, but condensation can collect on the lid and drip down onto your delicious dishes. This isn't so bad with soups and stews, but for less liquidy foods like mashed potatoes and mac and cheese, it can be a real pain. Luckily, there's a cheap and easy solution: All you need is a kitchen towel.
Tough greens, like kale and collard greens, can take some work to make them suitable for salad, but if you marinate them in oil for a bit first you'll tenderise them, make your salad even tastier and start a light dressing all at the same time.
When you heat your oven, the temperature isn't always as consistent as you'd like it to be. It likely has hot and cold spots, which are easy enough to map out. However, your oven's temperature might be off to begin with.