Have a wedding coming up? These make great guest-favors and can be made in large batches quickly! Package them up in paper cones or cellophane bags and you're all set!
It's worth scouring garage sales and thrift stores for clay baking vessels. For some reason, people dispose of them after a few years of use. Trust me, when you find one, hold onto it. You may not bake in it every week, but when you use it you'll be in awe of the results.
Want something unique to serve at brunch? I love a sweet-savory mashup, and this definitely hits the spot. Caramelizing onions in bacon fat is a surefire way to make your house smell good before guests come over! The dish takes a little time, and a lot of stirring (to avoid burning), but don't let that scare you away! Trust me, your guests will be clamoring for it.
I'm not always eloquent, this is what didn't make the final cut!
Cornbread has two distinct camps: Northern and Southern. But do you know how the two styles came to be? It all comes down to technology that was developed around the industrial revolution!
Invisible ink sounds like something that only spies get to play with, but at Home & Family we're going to let you in on the secrets! Using nothing more than common household items, we'll teach you how to write secret messages at home.
Blowing bubbles is a joy for young and old, but wouldn't it be better if we could get them to last longer? And don't you always want to blow the biggest bubbles possible? Well, here's the scientific breakdown on the perfect formula for enormous bubbles.
Ice cream is everyone's favorite treat in the summer, but it takes so much planning to make at home! But, with a few scientific tricks you can make it in just a few minutes. Check out this cool contraption made out of marble and dry ice!
There are so many things to consider when we walk into the kitchen, from the food we buy, to how we’re going to cook it, that sometimes the simpler things get overlooked. But, as we all know, simple doesn’t mean unimportant. And that is certainly the case with today’s topic: cutting boards
Ever questioned the way you boil your pasta? Guess what? You don't need a ton of water, it doesn't need to be rapidly boiling, and you don't have to constantly stir!
Though it takes some time to accumulate the necessary egg whites in my freezer, once I've got a good reserve I always turn to angel food cake. This cake can be made a few days in advance of your next party, and it freezes extraordinarily well, so you've really got no excuse for not making one post-haste.
Are you constantly waiting for the other shoe to drop? Or throwing the baby out with the bathwater? Here's a quick lesson on where some of those famous phrases come from!
Looking for some fun experiments to do with your kids this week? Here are a few activities you can accomplish with nothing more than the pennies you find in your couch cushions.
Chocolate mousse can be vexing: separate the eggs, beat the whites, fold in the chocolate sauce carefully. There are a lot of ways it can go wrong! Fortunately, we've got a quick solution. This is what I like to call a "get out of jail free" dessert.
Why do these things match so perfectly? Well, when we look at the science of acids and fats it all begins to make sense. Learn why wine and cheese taste so great together, and then how you can build the best cheese plate at home!
Plastic in the kitchen can be scary, but there's a better way! Silicone is a synthetic rubber that has an incredibly high melting point, perfect for cookware. Here's the science behind the material.
When looking for a last minute dessert, these amaretti routinely top my list. I always have some extra egg whites in the freezer, and whipping up a batch of these couldn't be easier.
What happens when we cook meat low and slow? Turns out there's a lot of science happening under the lid of your Dutch oven!
Though it sounds absurd, there's actually quite a bit of science behind melting cheese. If you've ever had a block of cheese separate into a pool of oil and curds while you're heating it up, you'll want to watch this for some quick tips on making the most out of melting cheese.
Believe it or not, there are a lot of scientific properties at work behind Santa's toy delivery on Christmas Eve. Trust in the magic, and be confident in the scientific lessons that propel Santa around the globe.