22 Kitchen Hacks You Need to Know

Waffle iron cookies, Dutch oven bread, muffin tin crab cakes - make your favorite kitchen tools do double duty with these switch-hitter recipe ideas.

Rice Cooker Mac & Cheese

"I made this for a party and it was a hit! It's the easiest and best mac and cheese I've ever made."


Ice Cream Maker Berry Margaritas

"These were super delicious and refreshing. I loved their beautiful color."

-May I Have That Recipe

Chicken Dinner in a Bundt Pan

"This chicken turned out so great and so moist! I purchased a seasoned chicken, so I didn't even need to add spices."

-Nor Cal Cook

Dishwasher Salmon

"We tried this out of fun and curiosity, and it definitely was a neat little experiment to show the kids!"


Lasagna Cups

"I found these to be great as a snack, lunch or dinner. Not only are they delicious to eat, they're even easier to make."

-May I Have That Recipe

Baked Risotto

"This is the most-authentic-tasting oven-baked risotto recipe I've found. I added a little cream at the end and it came out wonderfully decadent."


Homemade Microwave Popcorn

"Wow! I just tried this and it worked perfectly. It was done in just two minutes!"


Food Processor Frozen Peach Yogurt

"I used canned peaches and added a little more yogurt. The amount of sweetness was just perfect!"


Slow-Cooker Berry Cobbler

"Yum! We've made this with strawberries, peaches and other fruit. It comes out wonderfully every time."

-Chef #384918

Huevos Rancheros Potato Waffles

"This dish was such a great combination of textures, and it was very flavorful too!"


Cookie Ice Cream Sundae Cups

"We filled our cups with ice cream, candy, sprinkles and anything else the boys could get their hands on. This is a great recipe for budding cooks!"


Bread Machine Doughnuts

"These came out light and delicious. More than one member of the family came in and wondered who had made a doughnut run!"


Toaster Oven Pizza

"I prefer this over takeout pizza! I'll sometimes add finely chopped fresh herbs or some pepperoni slices. Yum!"

-Debbie #5

Taco Shell Bowls

"Although these are baked, they still come out crispy. I sprinkled some salt, garlic powder and chili powder on mine before baking, and they were absolutely delicious."

-Chef #1420578

Lemon Blender Pie

"I had this at a recent birthday luncheon and I just had to have the recipe! It's a much easier alternative to lemon meringue pie and tastes much better."


Bread Machine Bagel

"I made these today and they were fabulous! The cinnamon raisin ones were absolutely divine. I won't be buying bagels again!"


Waffle Iron Chocolate Cookies

"This was such a fun way to make cookies! They come out nice and crisp, and they aren't overly rich, even when frosted."


Muffin Tin Crab Cakes

"I used imitation crab, but otherwise made them exactly as written. I loved that they were quicker to make than regular crab cakes!"

-Carol Elizabeth

Dutch Oven Bread

"We thoroughly enjoyed this! I liked how rustic it looked and how delicious it tasted."

-Sydney Mike

Cast-Iron Blueberry Pie

"When you want a nice thick blueberry pie, make it this way in an old frying pan. It comes out perfectly golden brown on top with a crispy crust."

-Recipe Maven

Omelets in a Bag

"This works great! We were amazed at how perfectly the omelets cooked. And the best part is that everyone can build their own!"


Waffle Iron Reuben

"These were wonderful! I've served them several times and I end up sharing the recipe nearly every time."