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Few foods would not benefit from the addition of an egg. Burgers, pizza, pasta, and even last night’s leftover Thai food all seem a bit more rich and decadent with a perfectly cooked egg on top. “Put an egg on it” isn’t a new culinary tip, but grating the yolk over a meal — as you would cheese — is a completely new to me, and it is blowing my egg-loving mind.
It’s not a hoax. It’s not a spoof. Cadbury’s Vegemite-flavoured chocolate is really happening. On June 1, Australians will find out whether their favourite yeast spread works as a sugary dessert. To commemorate this bold taste combination, we’ve assembled our favourite Vegemite hacks from the Lifehacker archives. Enjoy.
There’s nothing wrong with strictly following a recipe when it comes to baking, but if you want to experiment with quantities you can quickly transform a delicious treat into a food disaster. Understanding how different ingredients (and amounts), such as milk, butter and baking powder influence the process can be extremely helpful.
If you’re not interested in trying to resuscitate the crispiness of your now-stale potato chips, you might as well do something else with them. Breaking them up into tiny pieces makes for tasty crumbs to apply to baked or fried food.
As part of its “Mac It Special” campaign, we were sent a bottle of Big Mac sauce. Rather than preserve it or flog it, I decided to take up the challenge of putting it on just about everything.