Knowing a couple shortcuts in the kitchen will usually save you either money or time (sometimes even both). This year we discovered a few great ideas to keep in your back pocket, including scooping ice cream ahead of time for a party, and the quickest, easiest way to slice a bunch of cherry tomatoes.
Here are those two tricks and twelve others that were popular in 2013:
From December 21 through January 3 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year. We'll also share guest posts, special holiday features, and a sparkling Winter Glam Cocktail Party, the final installment in our2013 Gatherings from The Kitchn. Happy Holidays!