When preparing a cake from a boxed mix, I make the most of the plastic bag the cake mix comes in. I use it to protect my hand when I grease the cake pan, then I just toss it away. —Erma I., Echo, Minnesota
On Grandparents' Day or any occasion, the "music box" our crafty cooks tuned into is sure to get a warm reception! Its old-fashioned appeal begins with mocha-flavored German chocolate cake and frosting...both a cinch to whip up. You won't need a special pan, either—simple round and square ones will do.