Scratch That: Remove Eggshells With Water

Welcome to Scratch That! This is where I, a real, live 20-something with minimal cooking experience, test out “quick-and-easy” recipes, food-related lifehacks, and other outlandish culinary claims. This installment quickly explores the technique of removing eggshells from a bowl by wetting your fingers first. Spoiler: It doesn’t work. I was hopeful. I thought it might. […]

Scratch That: Vegan Chickpea Meringues (Seriously!)

Welcome to Scratch That! This is where I, a real, live 20-something with minimal cooking experience, test out “quick-and-easy” recipes, food-related lifehacks, and other outlandish culinary claims. This installment deliciously explores making vegan meringues from chickpea liquid. If your immediate reaction upon reading that intro link is “those are all words I never expected to […]

Scratch That: Microwaved Milk Foam

Welcome to Scratch That! This is where I, a real, live 20-something with minimal cooking experience, test out “quick-and-easy” recipes, food-related lifehacks, and other outlandish culinary claims. This installment intently explores the Kitchn’s technique for frothing milk in the microwave. Ah, frothy milk. It feels so luxurious, like you’re sipping piles of lace stacked on […]

Scratch That: Peanut-Butter Mug Cake

Welcome to Scratch That! This is where I, a real, live 20-something with minimal cooking experience, test out “quick-and-easy” recipes, food-related lifehacks, and other outlandish culinary claims. This installment lovingly features the Flourless Peanut Butter Mug Cake from Kirbie’s Cravings. So can I be real real with you all? I’ve been low-key looking for this […]