“What planet does she live on?” I said, rolling my eyes. “That would easily take an hour or longer to prepare.”
My friend and I sat watching a cooking channel recently where some celebrity chef droned on for about 15 minutes about an “easy” cake recipe that, factoring in ingredients and effort, would require far longer than she suggested. I don’t have that kind of time, and I’m guessing neither do you.
But don’t ditch the whole idea. I’ve discovered a few easy-to-make foods that save time and money and avoid crappy ingredients. These five rank among my fave DIY essentials.