A classic, needlessly reimagined. (via) Do you love cookies and milk but hate that you’re not spilling enough on your shirt? Well Dominique Ansel may have just solved your problem with his latest creation. It’s the Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shot, the perfect snack for a multi-tasking guy or gal on the go with no time to sit and who need to be snacking YESTERDAY! I goof on the Cookie Shot, yet the longer I stare at this picture the better it looks. Depending on the size I could down six or seven of these right now. Actually, I’ll stick with those numbers regardless of the size. Will it be a hit like the Cronut? Of course not. Ansel may very well wind up being the Psy of snacking, but you’ve got to give him credit for trying. (by Jonathan Corbett)
We all know what a microwave is for, right? It’s for reheating leftovers and steaming broccoli. Well, if you’re going to allot so much precious kitchen real estate to a microwave oven, you better make it work harder than that! Here are 10 more things you can do with your microwave, from making potato chips to frothing milk foam for your latte.
Want to do the messy business of cutting up an apple before going off to work? Or perhaps you want to send your kid to school with a sliced apple, knowing that they’ll be more likely to eat it that way? You don’t want those apple slices to turn brown, though, so what do you do? You use this smart little rubber band trick.
Commercial baking soda and baking powder will last for quite a long time on your cupboard shelf, but they will eventually lose their potency and expire. If you’re wondering if yours is still good, it’s best find out with a quick test before baking rather when your muffins emerge from the oven dense and flat. Here’s how!
Sometimes there are kitchen tips that float around on the Internet for years before you bump into them. Sometimes those tips are potentially life-changing. Like this one: did you know that a standard mason jar can be used in place of the pitcher on most blenders? What the what?
Remember this amazingly creamy ice cream with just one ingredient? Well, in our eagerness to tell you all about it, we didn’t give you very detailed instructions. Here, for those of you asked, are step-by-step instructions for making super-creamy, super-easy ice cream from just one thing.