Mad Genius Tips



Learn How to Make Gluten-Free Crinkle Cookies with This Mad Genius Tip

Learn How to Make Crispy Cheese Sticks With This Mad Genius Tip

What do you get when a mozzarella stick meets a Hot Pocket? About three bites (or a hearty hors d'oeuvres' worth) of crispy, cheesy, carb-y goodness. That you can make at home. Using Wonder Bread, of all things.

Learn How to Make Baked Tamagoyaki With This Mad Genius Tip

Tamagoyaki—a Japanese rolled omelet traditionally flavored with soy sauce, mirin, and, depending on who you ask, dashi (a simple fish and kelp stock)—is notoriously difficult to make. In Jiro Dreams of Sushi, the 2013 documentary that follows revered sushi chef Jiro Ono, it's mentioned that it takes the apprentices at his restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro, an average of 10 years to master the dish.

The Fastest Way to Make Mashed Potatoes — Peeler and Masher Not Required

How to Make a Shot Glass out of Ice

The Easiest—and Safest—Way to Slice and Peel an Avocado

The Fastest Way to Make a Layer Cake

Baking a layer cake at home isn't difficult, but it does require quite a bit of time. If you're in a hurry, or just looking for something a little different, allow us to suggest a handy tool that will cut the cook time down to under 30 minutes, while undoubtedly eliciting oohs and ahs from whoever you serve it to.

How to Make Poached Eggs in Advance

This Is the Fastest Way to Form Burger Patties

How to Make Silly String Cupcakes