kitchen

Heat Up Lasagna In A Pan Instead Of A Microwave

If you have some leftover lasagna, your first instinct might be to throw it in the microwave to heat it up. If you slice it and fry it up in a pan, you’ll upgrade your leftovers.


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?

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This Infographic Is A Cheat Sheet For Clever Microwave Uses

We might forget occasionally how powerful microwaves are. Not only can they heat food quickly, but they’re useful for a variety of other tasks. This graphic shows you several examples of both.


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 Best Way To Freeze Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a tasty addition to any meal, but it can be hard to gauge how much you need to make. There’s nothing wrong with saving some leftover spuds if need be, and this method makes it easy to store excess mash and reheat for later.


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.


Secure Loose Drawstring Garbage Bags With An Adhesive Wall Hook

Sometimes, it’s a pain to get a garbage bag to fit your rubbish bin perfectly. If you just can’t seem to get your drawstring garbage bags to fit, attaching a wall hook to the side can keep your bag from getting pulled all the way in.


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.