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Make Meringues In Three Minutes, No Whisking Required

Meringues are delightful, airy little desserts, but if you don’t have the time or motivation to whip the egg whites until they’re the right consistency, just use the microwave.


Ask LH: What Do The Numbers On The Toaster Dial Represent?

Hey Lifehacker, What do the numbers on the toaster dial represent?


Roll Cookie Dough Before You Chill It To Save Time

Whenever you make cookies, you should chill the cookie dough before you bake them. If you roll the dough before you put it in the fridge, you’ll save time and get better results.


The Easy Way To Ice A Cake Without A Stand

There are many tricks you can use to decorate a cake, including using an oral syringe or toothpick for intricate designs. Amy Machnak shows you how to efficiently frost a cake when you don’t have a stand.


Bake Muffins With Beautifully Domed Tops By Adding More Flour

Homemade muffins and cupcakes are usually a far cry from professionally baked ones, coming out flatter and more compact. If you really care about achieving that domed, picture-perfect top, Food52 offers a few tricks.


What Happens In Your Body During A 'Cleanse' Or 'Detox'

Juice cleanses, colon cleanses, fruit detoxes, sugar detoxes — we’ve all seen these things, but do they actually work? What are they supposed to do? Let’s take a look at the science behind the fad.


This Video Explains What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Too Much

If you’ve just had a really big meal, there are a lot of things going on in your body. Between the stomach stretching and the chemical reactions taking place, here’s an explanation of what’s going on in there.


Chop An Onion Super-Finely (And Keep Your Fingers Intact)

You might already know how to cut up an onion like a pro, but chef and restauranteur Marco Pierre White demonstrates how to really finely chop an onion. By finely, we mean super small bits that will add even more flavour to dishes without bigger chunks of onion in them.


Cloud Freezer Tracks Expiration Dates To Help You Avoid Food Waste

iOS: We waste a lot of money each year throwing out expired food. Cloud Freezer tracks the expiration dates of stuff in your freezer to ensure you use all of the food you buy.


Make Cookie Butter At Home With Four Ingredients

Cookie butter is one of the most popular items from US food chain Trader Joe’s. But don’t book that airline ticket: you can make it at home with just a few ingredients.