At Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.
Today: Get in touch with your inner child with homemade cereal treats -- no recipe required.
Back in my elementary school bake sale days, one confection reigned supreme: Rice Krispie Treats. Their hands-on and carefree creation was an after-school activity, a pre-dinner party, or a just-before-bedtime reward. We'd double the amount of marshmallow and cut them into squares the size of our heads, creating a finished product that no 4th grader could resist. Our fingers would be gooey and our faces tinged with residual marshmallow streaks. When I brought them to the sale, I always sold out first.
I may not be in 4th grade anymore, but my love for this classic hasn't faded. In fact, I think it has grown because they are oneRead More »from How to Make Any Cereal Treats Without a Recipe