Secret Ways to Make Your Food Taste Better

ABC's Becky Worley with tips and tricks to make everyday food taste a little better.
2:49 | 01/03/13

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Test Te New tips for the new year. Little tricks to make everyday foods taste better. Chefs have their secrets. Some of us come up with weird ones of our own. And becky worley has been trying some of them out to find out which ones work and which ones don't. Reporter: From blog to glossy magazine, to pinterest. I keep seeing wacky combinations for inexpensively enhancing the taste of our everyday foods. 7-up in bisquick? Really? I embark on that culinary quest. That's just water to rinse my mouth out. This blog says a pinch of salt in coffee cuts the bitterness. The one with salt is a little less bitter. Salt in the coffee works. What weird concoction would i like with my coffee? How about biscuits made with 7-up. Yummy. That's good. Next up, peanut butter in ramen. This is a college staple. Here goes. Yeah. That's disgusting. Thumbs down. Moving on. How about weird fruit combos. Strawberries, balsamic vinaigrette and basil. That's good. Thumbs up. We're trying to eat more veggies. How about carrots in lime and chili pepper? I'm not a big chili powder person. I'm a little nervous about this one. That's good. Now, I'm bringing in the discriminating pallets, my 4-year-old twins. This blog says you can use jell-o to make grapes taste just like sour patch candy. Wash thoroughly. Refrigerate for an hour. And then -- six thumbs up. And then, you need to lick them because they're messy. Next, a carnival staple. Corn dogs. Use jiffy corn dog mix, one-third of the hot dog and put them in there. The kids like them. For dessert, the ice cream dots. You can make your own. Squeeze yogurt on a cookie sheet. And serve quickly. These things melt fast. Unfortunately for mommy, it's a thumbs-down. It's a pain. It's a big mess. And my kids are wiping her messy hands on my shirt. Thank you, love. For "good morning america," becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. A lot of thumbs-up there. I like the bisquick, with the hot dogs in them. Those twins are cute. Really cute. Jessica simpson looked her

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