Here’s How You Can Make Pretty Much Any Dish Taste Even Better
Sometimes all it takes is that one "secret" ingredient to take your favorite recipe to the next level. A professional chef shares some of her stand-by additions.
Shutterstock / Evgeny Karandaev If I’m being totally honest, I’m not very good at keeping “secret” ingredients to myself. They work so well, I want everyone to know about them! That’s great news for you if you’re looking to amp up your cooking game. Read on to find out how adding a few tiny things can make a huge difference to your favorite recipes.
Shutterstock / Kanyapak Lim Pasta
Always salt your pasta water “like the sea.” Okay you don’t want it so salty you could float in it, but you’ll want the water to taste slightly saltier than you’d prefer. It will flavor the pasta as it cooks and you’ll easily taste the difference in the end. Read on to learn exactly how much salt belongs in that boiling water.