Though we love Pop-Tarts dearly, even as kids we thought the packaged pastries ought to taste better. Fruiter. Flakier. Fresher. Like these.
The traditional Italian approach to pizza is one of restraint. We, uh, sort of took a few liberties. Okay. A lot of liberties.
Who woulda thunk that a homemade pizza sauce could be so silken, so simple, so toss-out-every-other-sauce satiating?
Little hands, ginormous expectations. Makes us want to ditch the fizzy little tablets of artificial dyes for something more natural. Hello, kitchen scraps.
Incomparably better than what comes out of a box, this mac n cheese is so darn good, it may even be better than what Mom used to make. Velveeta optional.
Sometimes carrots aren’t quite as sweet as we’d like them to be. This kid-tested tactic takes care of that occasional oops on the part of Mother Nature.
That’s right. A behemoth stack of French toast made from–believe it–thick-sliced banana bread. Sort of makes you believe in Santa, too, doesn’t it?
Not to jinx things, but everyone who’s made this little lovely is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve met.
Think you’ve got nothing on hand for a no-stress supper? Think again.
Unspeakably more nuanced than takeout Thai, these stir-fried noodles boast a sigh-inducing balance of salty, sour, and sweet.
Embrace your inner Laura Ingalls Wilder with this quaint, toffee-like sweet. Its provenance may be outdated, but its appeal transcends time.
No longer are you safe from temptation just because you summoned enough fortitude to skip the Nutella aisle at the store. Not safe at all.
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