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Simple tips to make shop-bought food look homemade

Lovefood Logo By loveFOOD Staff of Lovefood | Slide 1 of 30: Maximum impact and minimum effort is the magic formula when it comes to cooking. Whether you rely on a jar of pasta sauce, tuck into a microwave meal or serve ready-made cakes, we’ve got easy ways to transform shop-bought food into something that looks homemade (we won’t tell, if you don’t). From secret ingredients to final flourishes, these simple hacks will take dishes from zero to hero.

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Maximum impact and minimum effort is the magic formula when it comes to cooking. Whether you rely on a jar of pasta sauce, tuck into a microwave meal or serve ready-made cakes, we’ve got easy ways to transform shop-bought food into something that looks homemade (we won’t tell, if you don’t). From secret ingredients to final flourishes, these simple hacks will take dishes from zero to hero.
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