food hacks

Ferment Your Own Tabasco-Style Hot Sauce Using Greek Yoghurt

If you’re a fan of spicy foods then you know how awesome a good hot sauce can be. You can make your own at home using the whey from Greek-style yoghurt to kick the fermenting process into high gear.

Make Chocolate Bowls With Balloons

Chocolate bowls: The perfect edible containers for ice cream and other desserts.

Make Homemade 'Mozzarella Sticks' With A Waffle Iron

Mozzarella sticks are one of the most popular appetisers out there. It’s hard to beat fried cheese and you can make them pretty easily at home with a waffle iron.

Top 10 Food Staples You Can Make Better And Cheaper At Home

Many simple foods are not only easy to make at home, the results are cheaper, healthier and much tastier than the store-bought varieties. From cheese to peanut butter, here are 10 delicious DIY food projects.

Make Pizza In A Slow Cooker For A Crispier Crust

Pizza comes out great whether you’re using a baking sheet, cast iron pan or the grill. However, if those aren’t an option, you may be surprised to learn that a slow cooker makes remarkably crispy pizza too.

Why Eggs Are Such A Hackable Food (But Difficult To Get Right)

Eggs are wonderful. They can be prepared in dozens of ways and used in hundreds of dishes. But they’re deceptively simple to prepare, they’re surprisingly difficult to get right. We sat down with a few chefs to find out what makes eggs so versatile but so difficult, and how you can up your egg game at home.

Make Quick And Easy Homemade Caramels With Your Microwave

Caramel lollies are delicious. You can whip up a batch of soft, chewy caramels in your microwave with minimal cooking time.

Keep More Home-Baked Pizza For Yourself With This Slicing Trick

When you’ve heated up a pizza at home, you want to make sure you get a good portion of it before it all gets eaten up. This slicing method gives you two healthy strips of pizza goodness all to yourself and no one will ever notice.

Cube Watermelon Quickly With This Bowl-Cutting Method

Watermelons are huge, and not the easiest fruit to cut. Use this bowl method to cut and store evenly-sized cubes in minutes.

Find Which Potatoes Will Make The Best French Fries With This Test

To make the perfect french fries, you need the right potatoes — not just the variety of potato such as Russets — but ones that are neither too wet or too dry. A quick dip in a salt water solution will help you separate the best french fry potatoes from the rest.