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 […]

How to Make Any Casserole, Ever

Casseroles get a bad rap (says the young, bright-eyed cooking novice). If someone says casserole, your associations are probably along the lines of old-fashioned, unhealthy, heavy, boring, untrustworthy, overly-talkative. *slams fist down* No more will we shame our casseroles this way! I propose a casserole rebrand. Why? They’re filled with possibility. And flavor. They produce […]

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 […]