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.

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.

Kitchenbowl On iOS Is The Instagram Of Creating And Sharing Recipes

iOS: One of the greatest ways you can share with others is with food, especially your favourite recipes. The iPhone-only app Kitchenbowl makes it easy to create cooking instructions with step-by-step photos all in a sleek, social environment.

Make Foolproof Homemade Pizza In A Baking Sheet

For many of us, homemade pizza is the best pizza — if you have the right setup (a DIY brick oven or outdoor grill, for example) and/or a special technique (cast iron skillet pizza and the right cheeses). Here’s another method to try: Grandma-style pizza in a baking sheet.

Yummly Suggests Recipes Based On Cooking Skill, Weather And More

iOS/Web: Yummly returns search results based on dietary restrictions and preferences. It also makes recipe suggestions based on things like location, weather, time and your shopping list.

Mixtura Recommends Cocktail Recipes Based On The Ingredients You Have

iOS: You have alcohol, you have a stocked kitchen, so what cocktails can you make? Mixtura is a free iPhone app that gives you a list of drinks based on the ingredients you already have.

Make Your Own No-Hassle Vegetable Stock Without A Recipe

Making your own stock not only uses up leftovers that would otherwise be compost, you also get a flavourful base for future soups, stews or other dishes. Food52 shows us how to make a simple vegetable stock with no recipe.

Make Homemade Pasta Without A Machine

Many of us feel like we can’t have homemade, fresh pasta at home without getting a machine that will run the dough through and cut it nicely for us, but nothing is further from the truth. Making your own at home without tools is quite simple, and Cook’s Country shows us how.

Turn Ice Cream Into Muffins With Just One Extra Ingredient

Want a yummy muffin without the effort of measuring and combining multiple ingredients? All you need is vanilla ice cream and self-rising flour.

RecipeTin Organises Your Recipes, Makes Importing New Ones A Snap

iOS: There are lots of apps to organise your recipe collection. RecipeTin is a new contender that lets you snap photos or import PDF-printed versions of recipes you find on the web.