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So What Exactly Is a Casserole?
A category so widespread that it has a dish named after it, casseroles can be surprisingly hard to define. That said, you likely have some questions in mind, such as “What is a casserole, exactly?” and “How is a casserole different from any other meal prepared in a baking dish?” Well, the answer isn’t so straightforward. In fact, how one defines a casserole could depend on where they’re from.
Oct 4, 2023
What Are Cremini Mushrooms?
In addition to white button, cremini mushrooms are likely the most popular mushrooms you buy when at the store — and there’s a reason for that. These popular mushrooms, which have a size similar to white button mushrooms but resemble portobellos mushrooms, are super versatile in the kitchen.Though cremini mushroom are easy to find, you may be wondering what exactly cremini mushrooms are and how much do they differ from other common varieties. Here’s what you need to know.
Oct 4, 2023
What Is Quince Anyways?
Around the fall, many people reach for seasonal favorites like apples and pears. If you’re looking for something in-season but a little different, we recommend learning all about quince. Quince is a fall fruit that looks similar to apples and pears, but tastes quite different. It’s yellow in appearance, short, somewhat round, and has a relatively tough texture. Whole quince fruit is not available everywhere, but quince paste is commonly sold in stores. Read on to learn about both!
Sep 15, 2023
12 Fall Vegetables Our Editors Love to Cook
It’s always sad to see ripe summer vegetables fade out, but there is excitement that comes in with the even more interesting and complex vegetables of fall. While there is a plethora of produce available once September rolls around, it’s helpful to have a guide to all the fall vegetables at the store. Luckily, we’ve rounded up 12 fall vegetables you should be on the lookout for this season.
Oct 4, 2023
This Famous Italian Restaurant's Crouton Hack Will Change How You Make Salad
Yes, you'll be excited to dig in.
Oct 3, 2023
People Are Just Discovering What the Color of Twist Ties on Bread Actually Mean
They're color-coded for a very important reason.
Oct 3, 2023
Is Our Place’s Cast Iron Grill Pan Worth the Price?
Indoor grilling is easy all year round with this pan!
Sep 29, 2023
This Surprising Pantry Ingredient Makes King Arthur’s Pie Crust 100x Better
This may look like your average graham cracker crust, but it's so much better.
Sep 28, 2023
Brandy Is Cool Again — Here's How We Love Using It
Plus, how it's different from Cognac.
Sep 27, 2023
I Tried the Viral Auntie Anne’s Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites Hack
The mall favorite is unmatched… until now!
Sep 22, 2023
Ina Garten’s Ingenious Lasagna Noodle Hack
And it cuts down on prep time, too!
Sep 21, 2023
What Is Cookie Butter Exactly?
Here’s how it gets that iconic flavor!
Sep 22, 2023
I Tried the Viral Method of Cooking Fettuccine Alfredo and I Feel Like a True It
Oh, and it all happens in three minutes!
Sep 2, 2023
How to Crush Ice Like a Pro
Because sometimes it’s just better!
Aug 31, 2023
Here's the Difference Between Coconut Milk, Coconut Cream, and Cream of Coconut
First things first: They're not always interchangeable!
Aug 27, 2023
There's a Better Way to Cut Bell Peppers, According to TikTok
No more dealing with pesky seeds going everywhere!
Aug 17, 2023
We Discovered the Best Way to Tenderize Steak
Don't even think about cooking another steak without reading this first.
Aug 17, 2023
Pan con Tomate Is the Easiest (and Tastiest) Dish You'll Make This Month
It's the perfect way to use up your tomato haul.
Aug 16, 2023
How to Cook Freekeh (and the Best Ways to Serve It)
There are so many ways to use it.
Aug 14, 2023
The Clever Lettuce Storage Hack for Crisp, Fresh Leaves
A must-have for salad lovers!
Aug 9, 2023
Intimidated by Cooking Bulgur? Here's How to Cook It Perfectly Every Time.
It's all about knowing the right ratio for the best texture.
Aug 2, 2023
Everything Miranda Lambert Actually Cooks in a Day [Exclusive]
Including the secret ingredient she always has in her pantry!
Jul 27, 2023
TikTok’s Viral Cottage Cheese and Mustard Trend, Explained
Would you try it?
Jul 7, 2023
Carbone’s New Jarred Vodka Sauce Is Missing One Key Ingredient — Which Is How It Rivals the Stuff You’d Find in Italy
Mark your calendar: It’s available starting July 11.
Jul 5, 2023
People Are Just Discovering the Secret Ingredient That Makes NYC Cream Cheese So Superior
Ever wonder why the cream cheese in NYC delis is so delightfully fluffy? This is it.
Jun 2, 2023
The Best Way to Make Cinnamon Toast
There’s a reason the method is so wildly popular.
May 20, 2023
We Tested 9 Methods for Keeping Guacamole from Browning and Found a Winner (Once and for All)
Don't serve your guests brown guacamole! This is all the info you need to make sure of it.
May 15, 2023
The Classic French Cheese More People Should Have in Their Fridge (No, It’s Not Brie or Blue!)
I add it to pasta, grilled cheese sandwiches, baked breakfast dishes, and more.
May 13, 2023
I Tried the "Real" Jennifer Aniston Salad Recipe and It’ll Actually Fill You Up
It’s even better than the viral (now debunked) recipe.
May 9, 2023
My Mom's Clever Trick Will Forever Change the Way You Eat Banana Bread
Try it once, and you'll never go back.
May 8, 2023
This Crème Brûlée French Toast Hack Is Brunch Bliss
It has the most satisfying crack.
May 1, 2023
This Brilliantly Simple Upside-Down Pastry Hack Is Taking Over TikTok
You only need four ingredients.
May 1, 2023
This Salad Dressing Hack Brings on the Flavor in an Unexpected Way
If you’re tired of the same bottled varieties, try this hack for a boost of flavor in your salads.
Apr 29, 2023
What’s the Difference Between Haricots Verts and Green Beans?
They may look similar, but they have some subtle differences.
Apr 27, 2023
4 Tips for Making the Absolute Best Pound Cake, According to a Pastry Chef
Make your pound cake look and taste like it came from a bakery.
Apr 26, 2023
This Arroz Verde Is Vibrant and Full of Herbaceous Flavor
And it comes out perfectly fluffy each time.

Apr 25, 2023
This 2-Ingredient French Snack Is the Most Surprising (and Delicious) Way to Eat a Baguette
This two-ingredient snack can double as both an afternoon snack and an after-dinner treat.
Apr 23, 2023
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Strawberry Shortcake
If you’re planning on making strawberry shortcake anytime soon, make sure yours comes out just right with these tips.
Apr 22, 2023
How to Freeze Lemons to Make Sure They Last
Lemons are one of our most versatile citrus fruits, but can you freeze them for long-term storage?
Apr 18, 2023
The Last Thing to Do with An Egg Carton Before You Toss It
It’s a breakfast game-changer.
Apr 17, 2023
The Secret to the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Is a $3 Trader Joe’s Staple
Amp up the flavor of your grilled cheese with just a sprinkling of this beloved ingredient.
Apr 12, 2023
I Tried the TikTok Starbucks Carrot Cake Latte Hack — Here’s My Honest Review
Try this hack for turning your morning coffee into a sweet spring staple!
Apr 4, 2023
These Viral Muffin-Tin McGriddles Are a Breakfast Delight (and They Freeze Well, Too!)
These mini breakfast sandwiches will bring the drive-thru to your kitchen in a matter of minutes.
Mar 29, 2023
How to Cut Asparagus: 3 Simple Methods
Here's how to cut it the proper way.
Mar 24, 2023
Try This Clever Hack for Making Super-Vibrant Buttercream (Without a Ton of Food Dye)
You can make vibrant buttercream without tons of food dye — just use this one simple tool.
Mar 22, 2023
This Bacon Storage Hack Is the Ultimate Way to Combat Awkward Bacon Packaging
We should've thought of this sooner!
Mar 9, 2023
How to Freeze Cabbage to Make Sure It Lasts for Months
Don't let any extra cabbage go to waste! Here's how to properly store it in the freezer.
Mar 8, 2023
“No-Peek Chicken” Is the Most Delicious 5-Ingredient Dinner You’ll Make Any Given Week
If all you have is one hour to spare, use it to make "no-peek chicken."
Mar 7, 2023