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Shallots are delicious in lots of things, but getting the best flavour and presentation from them demands you learn to slice them a little differently depending on what you’re making. This video, posted to Instagram by Food52, shows you three different slicing methods, and the dishes each is best for.
Fries just aren’t as good when you reheat them, but that doesn’t mean you should trash the leftovers. Grab your waffle maker and transform them into a crispy base for all kinds of tasty toppings, like cheese, meat, or even a fried egg.
Diner food isn’t exactly Michelin Star cuisine, but that doesn’t make it not delicious, or we can’t learn great at-home cooking tips from diner cooks. The Kitchn runs down a bunch, but one stood out to us: Add a shot of chocolate or vanilla syrup to your homemade milkshakes to take them to a new level.
The key to this method is to get a lot of air in the mix, and save your seasoning for the plate. I was sceptical too, but I tried it and it works like a charm. Here’s how it’s done, if you can’t check out the Bon Appetit video above.
Making pie — or at least making pie crusts — can be pretty intimidating if you’ve never baked before, enough that you might just run out and buy a premade crust. You don’t have to: You can get a super flaky pie crust with four ingredients and no special equipment, and Bon Appetit shows us how.