10 Tips That Blew Our Minds This Year

published Dec 21, 2013
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We’re always on the lookout for small tips that make a big impact in the kitchen, the ones that save us time and money, solve a common cooking problem, or — let’s be honest — are just really really awesome. The ingenious tips we couldn’t wait to share this year include a simple method for keeping guacamole green, a surprising way to cook perfect bacon on the stove, and a you-won’t-believe-it-until-you-try-it hack for using a mason jar on your blender.

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Welcome to The Kitchn’s Best of 2013 roundup!

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 our
2013 Gatherings from The Kitchn
. Happy Holidays!