We Tested Dozens of Kitchen Tools in 2023 — These Were the 10 BestKitchen
Le Creuset, Our Place, and more earned a spot on our list.
Dec 29, 2023
14 Pressure Cooker Recipes to Get You StartedRecipes
The electric pressure cooker has a lot to offer the busy cook. Today's cookers are sleek, safe, and can do almost anything!
Nov 15, 2023
10 Smart Tips for Becoming a Better Grocery ShopperGroceries
We are always looking for ways to make grocery shopping a quicker, more efficient and less stressful experience. This year we shared advice for how to shop on a tight budget, which ingredients are worth splurging on, when to choose organic, how to make the farmers market the only place you shop on a weekly basis, and more smart tips to make you a better, happier grocery shopper in 2014 and beyond. 1 5 Tips for Smarter Grocery Shopping 2 What Are Your Best Tips for Shopping at Trader Joe’s?
Jul 25, 2023
14 Quick Dinners for Your Average Tuesday NightRecipes
I think we can all agree: we can never have too many weeknight meal options. Today, we have fifteen more for you to add to your list. At the top is this Thai Ginger Chicken Stir Fry; it comes together in less time than a take-out order and tastes a billion times better. Taco salad is another keeper, as is our creamy red pepper and tomato soup (don’t forget the grilled cheese sandwiches).
Jul 19, 2023
17 Quick Guides to Kitchen Flooring and Countertop MaterialsKitchen
We dove into kitchen materials this year for all our readers embarking on a major kitchen project. Are you wondering about marble vs. quartz countertops? Cork or linoleum floors? Curious if butcher block countertops are really as hard to maintain as people say?
May 3, 2023
10 Tiny Rental Kitchens That Make It WorkKitchen
Who says bigger is better? Part of what we love about our weekly Kitchen Tour feature is that we get to see real cooks making real kitchens work. So today we salute the small rental kitchen with all its cramped quarters and quirks, and the owners who devise storage strategies and infuse joy into their space, whatever its handicap. When the love of cooking and eating is the thing, everything else is workable.
May 3, 2023
Now Is the Time: 19 Tips for Cleaning & Organizing Your KitchenKitchen
PICTURED ABOVE • 1 Professional Kitchen Tip: Use Masking Tape to Label Containers • 2 Tip: Store Cookie Cutters on a Paper Towel Holder • 3 Store Your Sponges in the Dishwasher!
Apr 27, 2023
15 Innovative Amazon Cleaning Tools Kitchn Readers Couldn’t Stop Adding to Their Carts in 2022Tools
Every home needs a refresh after the holidays.
Dec 27, 2022
Get Organized! Smart Tips for Kitchen Storage & Care from February 2012Kitchen
We all want a kitchen that’s better organized, right? Of course right! Last February we focused kitchen essentials and organizing them well. Here are some of our favorite kitchen storage tips and advice that came up that month, from hanging a Julia Child-style pegboard, to the best magnetic spice jars, to some unexpected tools for keeping things clean and tidy!
Sep 19, 2022
52 Entertaining Tips From The Kitchn’s Gatherings Series To Help You Throw Beautiful, Budget-Friendly PartiesKitchen
This year marked the launch of our Gatherings from The Kitchn series, where every month we shared a real-life party we (the editors) hosted in our own home. There was Faith’s polenta party, Anjali’s backyard movie party, Emma’s beer-bottling party, and of course as you just saw, my own winter cocktail party — among many others.
Sep 19, 2022
Help Me, Kitchn Readers! 15 Good Questions About CookingRecipes
Ask any of the editors or writers here at The Kitchn about what makes the site so special and they’ll tell you: it’s our community of enthusiastic, knowledgeable cooks who read and comment every day. Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or an experienced home cook looking for some fresh ideas, our readers are always ready to offer tons of inspiring ideas and advice to make your cooking better, easier and a lot more fun.
May 13, 2022
We Asked, You Shared: The Best Advice From Kitchn Readers This YearPeople
The wonderful thing about a community like The Kitchn is the wealth of information spread out among our readers. So when we ask for your best kitchen and renovation advice, your favorite brands of liquor, or your tips for better weekly meal planning, you, our readers, respond with terrific insights, tips, and advice. Here are the best Reader Intelligence Reports (as we call them) of the year, along with a few post topics that generated the most reader response!
May 13, 2022
#FF for 2013: Our Favorite Food-Related Accounts on Social MediaPeople
Where would society be without ridiculously cute cats made out of food? NOWHERE that’s where. These accounts on Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter, etc. made us smile, made us think, and of course made us super hungry. What are your favorite accounts to follow? Let us know in the comments!
May 12, 2022
Learn Something New! 15 Cooking Tips and TricksSkills
Forget sous vide and how to chiffonade: sometimes you just want to learn about making juicy chicken, cooking the perfect egg, or peeling garlic quickly and effectively. 2011 at The Kitchn has been a year of covering a great many kitchen basics for the novice and more experienced cook alike. Today we are bringing you 15 of our favorite tips, hints, and discussions from 2011.Do you know the failproof way to cook chicken breasts?
May 12, 2022
From Silver Cabinets to Pink Refrigerators: 20 Inspiring Kitchen Design IdeasKitchen
Floral wallpaper. Minty green cabinets. Sliding ladders. A multi-purpose bookshelf. Copper pipe utensil racks. These are just some of the clever, eye-catching kitchen design ideas we loved this year. Read on for more!TOP ROW• 1 10 Examples of Wallpaper in the Kitchen: Just a Splash, Used Well• 2 Look! A Good-Looking, Multipurpose Kitchen Bookshelf• 3 An Open Shelving Twist: Cabinet Cubbies• 4 10 Minty Fresh Kitchens• 5 Look!
May 11, 2022
15 of Our Favorite Food Videos from 2015People
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video must be priceless. Whether they are recipes, tips, hilarious spoofs, or just an homage to a certain type of food, we’ll always take a few moments out of our days to watch a food video. These are the ones we couldn’t take our eyes off of this year. Need we say s’more? This gooey video tops our list and makes our mouths water. It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s life-changing. Just watch.
May 5, 2022
15 Ways to Practice Kindness in (and out) of the KitchenKitchen
Cooks, for the most part, are kind and generous people. They tend to want to share the fruits of their kitchen labors with others and express their love and appreciation through feeding people. We support and encourage this at Kitchn, and hope you find inspiration here to practice and express your own version of kitchen kindness.
May 5, 2022
10 Secrets of the Organized KitchenKitchen
We’ll take a guess that like every other year, you’re making a resolution to be more organized in 2016. It’s a goal we fully support. The more organized you are, the easier (and more fun) it can be to spend time in your kitchen and get dinner on the table every night. Here’s some of our best advice from 2015 to help you make a fresh start in the new year. Your cabinets can always use more work: Take lessons from these beautifully organized cabinets.
May 4, 2022
10 Ways to Be a Better Host in 2016Kitchen
If it’s not something you do often, or if you didn’t grow up in a household where your family hosted dinners or parties, inviting people into your home can be daunting. We put a lot of pressure on ourselves when hosting, but there are a few tricks to learn that can make everything run more smoothly. Here’s our best advice for making 2016 the year of the dinner party.
May 4, 2022
10 Ways to Use Your Kitchen Gadgets BetterTools
No one wants a kitchen cluttered with unitasker gadgets. There are lots of kitchen tools out there that can do much more than what they were originally designed for. Whether it’s a bulky salad spinner or little melon baller, here are 10 ways that you can make the most of what you own!
May 3, 2022
18 Things We Learned About Coffee in 2014People
This year was a good year for coffee drinkers. (Really, what year isn’t?) From the trend of adding butter to your coffee to an expensive brew with a surprising ingredient, there was plenty to talk about. Plus, we explored all kinds of ways to make the coffee you brew at home better, including lattes that don’t require an espresso machine, how to choose the right grinder, and how to fix a bad brew next time. Here are our top java-fueled stories from 2014.
Jul 20, 2020
15 Small Space Kitchens, Tips, and Storage Solutions That Inspired UsKitchen
While big kitchens have much to ogle at and dream about, small kitchens are just as inspiring (maybe more!). It was a great year at The Kitchn for small kitchens, tips, and solutions. From our annual Small Cool Kitchens contest, to cheap and pretty ways you can spruce up a tiny cooking space, to the tightest, most organized small kitchen shelves we’ve ever seen, here’s to small kitchens everywhere! You may drive us crazy sometimes, but we still love you.
Mar 11, 2020
10 Taste Tests to Help You Grocery ShopGroceries
In which we taste test the more popular brands of some of our favorite groceries to find our favorites (and help you shop).
Dec 11, 2019
15 Kitchen Shortcuts That Will Change the Way You CookSkills
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.
Sep 11, 2019
Our Master Kitchen Cleaning List: 30 Lessons & Smart Tips for Cleaning Every Part of Your KitchenKitchen
Over the last year we’ve taken a look at almost every part of the kitchen and figured out the best way to clean it. We’ve covered the basics — how to clean the stovetop, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher — but also tackled a few head-scratching specifics, like how to clean a range hood filter and the most effective way to clean an abominably greasy, impossible-to-see-through oven door.
Jun 8, 2019
The Top 10 Food Trends of 2014People
In 2014 we saw the rise and fall of many a food trend. This year, cauliflower rose out of the dust to become a coveted vegetable; Surge came back from its 90s grave; and everyone seemed to be eating extra-fancy toast. Here’s a look back at the top 10 food trends and stories of 2014. The rising star this year was definitely cauliflower. Before, it was a little misunderstood. It’s kinda squeaky, a little boring raw, and intimidating to prep. Well, no more!
Jun 8, 2019
10 Things You Loved in OctoberRecipes
What did you want to cook, eat, and read about through the months of 2013? We always find it instructive and entertaining to look back over the past year and see what you loved.
Jun 8, 2019
10 Things You Loved in JulyRecipes
What did you want to cook, eat, and read about through the months of 2013? We always find it instructive and entertaining to look back over the past year and see what you loved. all 10 Things You Loved in July How To Make the Best Iced Coffee Recipe: Best-Ever Veggie Burgers Ramadan Food: When And What To Eat It’s Iced Coffee Season!
Jun 8, 2019
10 Things You Loved in MayRecipes
What did you want to cook, eat, and read about through the months of 2013? We always find it instructive and entertaining to look back over the past year and see what you loved. 10 Things You Loved in May 35 Ways to Love Your Cast Iron Skillet Eating Vegetarian? 7 Cooking Blogs to Check Out Right Now 10 Ways to Put a Muffin Pan to Good Use (Other Than Making Muffins!
Jun 8, 2019
20 Ways IKEA Rocked It in the Kitchen This YearKitchen
We know we’re preaching to the choir, but so be it: IKEA is a great kitchen resource. From kitchen carts to cabinets, we never cease to find inspiration, ideas, and favorite products there — some that even took us by surprise!
Jun 8, 2019
15 Surprising Tips That Will Make You a Better CookSkills
Mastering cooking and being in the kitchen really starts with cooking regularly and understanding ingredients, cooking techniques, and kitchen equipment. While there’s a broad range of basic knowledge out there about these subjects, there are also some surprising tips that can really up your culinary game. Here are our favorites!
Jun 6, 2019
12 Travel Stories That Inspired Us in 2016People
If you haven’t yet noticed, we’re big travel-lovers here at Kitchn. And when you think about it, it makes sense because tasting and experiencing new and delicious foods is one of the main reasons why people want to travel in the first place. We’re so into traveling that we even launched a brand-new travel section this month. We’re really looking forward to sharing our adventures with you in 2017 — but until then, this is what inspired us most in 2016.
Jun 6, 2019
15 Kitchen Transformations That Will Blow Your MindKitchen
We love a kitchen transformation. Sometimes it’s a little change that really turns a space around, or sometimes it’s a gut remodel that doesn’t look anything like the space did before. Either way, we find them inspiring for our own kitchens. Here are our 15 favorite before and after transformations from 2015. The Most Amazing $700 Kitchen Remodel We’ve Seen: We still can’t believe this cost only $700.
Jun 5, 2019
Kitchn Editors Share Their Favorite Stories of 2016Skills
We all know that to get dinner on the table tonight we’ll need ingredients and a recipe. We’ll also need some way to cook it and something to eat it with. We’ll need some time, too, be it five minutes for a salad or two hours for a braise. And we’ll probably need some way to clean it all up and store any leftovers. What we don’t realize we need to make dinner tonight, though, is a story. And yet, on some level, we do.
Jun 5, 2019
10 Things You Loved in SeptemberPeople
What did you want to cook, eat, and read about through the months of 2013? We always find it instructive and entertaining to look back over the past year and see what you loved. 10 Things You Loved in September Shawna’s Glamorous Custom Kitchen How To Bake a Potato: Three Easy Methods The Mason Jar Blender Trick: Do You Know About This?
Jun 5, 2019
What’s the Difference? Answers to 25 Common Food MixupsSkills
You’ve probably encountered ingredients in recipes and other food products that sound really similar and have wondered what their differences are. What’s the difference between pinot gris and pinot grigio? Are polenta and cornmeal just really the same thing in different languages? Here are 25 common food mixups that we’ve demystified so that you’re armed with the right information.
May 30, 2019
Our Favorite Dinners from a Whole Year of CookingRecipes
As we start to reflect on 2018, we Kitchn editors can’t help but think back on all the dinners we churned out. Some were leisurely affairs, others were fast and fancy, and many were minor miracles. All, however, kept us and our families happy and fed. Here are our favorite things we cooked this year.
May 29, 2019
10 Essential Things to Know About Meal PlanningSkills
Meal planning. It’s one of those things you know you should do, but don’t. Until you finally give up all your resistance and you do. And then you go on to quickly discover that meal planning is saving your butt, each and every week. So if you don’t meal plan, check out these tips and get on board. And if you do meal plan, check out these tips to help you do it better.
May 29, 2019
Next Week’s Meal Plan: Our Top 10 Plans of the YearRecipes
Over the last few years, we’ve published more than 120 meal plans from our own Kitchn editors and contributors alike. There’s a lot to be gleaned from those meal plans and how you’ve incorporated them into your own meal planning and meal prep in that time.
May 29, 2019
10 Things We Learned from Real People’s KitchensSkills
Why do we love looking in other people’s kitchens? Sometimes it’s purely for eye candy — the gorgeous light, the pretty dishes, the dream cooking range. But more often it’s because we’re looking for great ideas — that one setup, secret, or tip that makes us say, “That’s so smart! I have to try that in my own kitchen.
May 24, 2019
Our 4 Favorite New Costco Products of 2018Groceries
Have you tried any of these hot items this year?
May 24, 2019
10 Gorgeous, Glamorous Kitchens That Made Us SwoonKitchen
If kitchen eye candy is your thing, we had quite the year for that. A number of our Kitchen Tours upped the ante in the glam department with sleek appliances, custom detailing, and other jaw-dropping elements that had us pinning them to our “Dream Kitchen” board post-haste.
May 2, 2019
15 Great Design Tips, Products, and Inspirational Ideas for Small KitchensKitchen
Small kitchen cooks have a unique set of challenges, and we understand that. Many of us cook in small kitchens as well, which means when we find something cool, useful, or inspirational for our tiny kitchen, we want to share it with you, too! Here are 15 of this year’s favorite tips, products, and inspirational ideas for small kitchens:TOP ROW• 1 Small Kitchen?
May 2, 2019
Housekeeping Help: 15 Tips To Keep Your Kitchen Clean, Tidy, and Smell-Free!Kitchen
Whether or not you clean as you go, everyone needs to clean the kitchen at some point. From how to get rid of fish odors to how to repel house flies, from how to remove red wine stains to how to care for a wood table, here are our best tips to get you motivated and make the whole task easier.TOP ROW• 1 Sanitizing Techniques in the Kitchen: On Handling Meat and the Bleach Debate• 2 Tip: Repel House Flies With Cloves• 3 Smelly Hands?
May 2, 2019
Help Me Eat Better! 15 Good Questions About Health & DietSkills
Eat better, feel better, right? Unfortunately it’s not always that easy, which is why we received no shortage of questions about healthy eating and specialized diets this year. Looking for satisfying low-carb meals, ideas for eating more vegetables, healthy recipes for picky eaters, or advice for eating on the road with food allergies? You aren’t alone! Here are the 15 most helpful health-related questions our readers answered in 2013.
May 2, 2019
10 Party Problems (and Solutions) From Our ReadersKitchen
Cooking for yourself and your family is one thing. Cooking for a crowd is a whole different ball game, which is why we receive a lot of questions about planning and executing the perfect party menu. Whether you’re wondering how to feed a last-minute guest with dietary restrictions, looking for the perfect dish to serve at an office potluck, or trying to prep food for your upcoming wedding, this year our readers had tons of advice to help keep your guests happy and well-fed.
May 2, 2019
10 Tips to Help You Save Money and Stop Wasting FoodSkills
There is nothing worse than having to toss out food because it went bad too quickly or wasn’t properly stored — not only is it a waste of money, it feels wasteful, period. This year we shared a variety of tips for making the most of the food you buy, from the best way to store ingredients like basil and milk to the 16 herbs and vegetables you can grow from scraps. Hoping to revamp your food-buying habits in the new year? Look no further!
May 2, 2019
15 Satisfying Breakfasts to Help You Start the Day RightRecipes
Take one look through these recipes and it will be obvious why breakfast is the most important meal of the day — it’s just way too delicious to pass up. That and it sets the tone for the rest of the day ahead. From make-ahead breakfasts, to fluffy pancakes, to savory egg dishes, these satisfying meals are just what you need to get your day started right.
May 1, 2019
Snack Time! 20 Homemade SnacksRecipes
Those hours between lunch and dinner are so very long (and feel even longer when you’re sitting at your desk with a rumbling stomach). Good thing you thought ahead and have one of these awesome homemade snacks tucked in your bag. Some carrot cake power bites, perhaps? Or a few handfuls of sweet and salty curried popcorn? There are no wrong choices here — you’ll win at snack time by making any of these 20 bites.
May 1, 2019
10 Times the Skillet Won Dinner (and Dessert!) in 2015Recipes
You’ve got to hand it to the skillet — it’s probably the most overworked, under-appreciated tool in the kitchen. It takes us from crowd-pleasing brunch recipes like chipotle chilaquiles to a dessert of cookie butter-swirled brownies without missing a beat. It goes from the oven to stove to tabletop without complaint, and it’s usually a breeze to clean. Cast iron, stainless steel, and even nonstick — here are 10 times we were thankful for our skillets this past year.
May 1, 2019
But First, Breakfast: 20 Recipes That Will Make Your Mornings BetterRecipes
As the first meal of the day, breakfast holds a lot of power in swaying the way we start our mornings. Even if you’re more likely to grab a cup of coffee and rush out the door than sit down to a full spread of eggs and the works, there’s always a middle ground that delivers flavor, convenience, and a little delight. These recipes are either quick enough to whip up on an average weekday morning or can be made in advance over the weekend or on a quiet weeknight.
May 1, 2019
10 New Tricks for Favorite IngredientsSkills
We love finding surprising new ways to use our favorite ingredients. From turning vegetables like zucchini into noodles, to repurposing scraps like vegetable peels or herb stems, here are our 10 best new tricks for favorite ingredients. A quick toss in some oil and spices, and 15 minutes in the oven, and you have a delicious and unexpected grilled salad. Don’t leave out the vegetarians when you’re making pulled pork sandwiches.
May 1, 2019
15 Ways to Shop SmarterGroceries
Even though it’s more cost-effective than eating out, cooking at home can still be expensive. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to save money at the grocery store, farmers market, and warehouse club. Here are some of the best tips we learned this year for shopping smarter every day. A food budget is powerful: It might be the most important part of smart shopping, and it can even get you out of debt.
May 1, 2019
Buy the Best: 15 Taste Tests to Guide Your ShoppingGroceries
When it comes to grocery staples, it’s important to be an informed shopper. That’s why we taste test all the things that make it onto your shopping list, week after week. Here are the results from our most popular taste tests of 2015. The best orange juice: We tested the best pulp-free juice that didn’t come from a concentrate. The best peanut butter: Creamy only for this test, since it can be used for both sandwiches and baking.
May 1, 2019
15 Ways to Have a Cleaner, Healthier KitchenKitchen
Having a clean kitchen to cook in is just as important as being able to master perfectly whipped cream. That’s why we’re here to help you find better, faster, healthier ways to clean your kitchen. From saving that enameled cast iron pot from ruin to learning how to make all-natural cleaners that leave your kitchen spotless, here’s our best cleaning advice from the past year.
May 1, 2019
15 Smart Ways to Shop for Kitchen GearTools
We see a lot of gear — from handheld gadgets to countertop appliances — come across our desks and kitchen counters each year. There are some things that are worth the money, and some that fall flat. Plus, there are plenty of ways to save on the gear you need in the kitchen. Here are our best shopping tips and product reviews from 2015. The restaurant supply store is your friend: You can score good deals on restaurant-quality goods, if you know what to look for.
May 1, 2019
15 Surprising Tips That Will Make You a Better Cook in 2016Skills
One of the signs of a good cook is that they’ve learned little tricks of the trade along the way. They know how to make the most of the food they have in their fridge and how to improvise or take shortcuts to make a recipe even better. Here are 15 tips that will help you become a better cook in 2016. Use this tip to make sure your eggs are fresh: That way you’ll know which should be poached and which will be better hard-boiled.
May 1, 2019
The Kitchn’s Most Popular Drinks of 2015Recipes
Give us fruit, give us fizz, and don’t forget a splash of something boozy. This year sangria, pitcher cocktails, and one creamy, dreamy milkshake stole the show when it came to the things we loved to stir, shake, sip, and pour. The double punch of fresh peaches and peach brandy really make this sangria seem like summer in a glass. We bet you’ll love munching on the flavored fruit after finishing the whole pitcher.
May 1, 2019
Our Top 16 Slow-Cooker Recipes of 2016Recipes
We really took on the slow cooker in 2016, publishing dozens of recipes and articles and equipment reviews. Here are our 16 most popular recipes, from the best pulled pork, to Crock-Pot mac and cheese, to truly crispy apple crisp. Winter, spring, summer, or fall — it’s always a good time to pull out the slow cooker. Mac and cheese! In the slow cooker! Just add dry pasta, milk, and cheese into your slow cooker and walk away.
May 1, 2019
7 Little Tricks That Will Make You Feel Like a Kitchen WizardSkills
Having a few kitchen tricks up your sleeve can make all the difference, whether you’re cooking a dinner party for 20 or just trying to get Wednesday supper on the table. Some tricks, like the one for vegan whipped cream, are magical. Others are as simple as snapping an ear of corn in half. All are fun, doable, and will have your friends exclaiming, “How did you know that?
May 1, 2019
25 Inspired Breakfast Recipes for a Better MorningRecipes
Breakfast is one of those meals that can easily become routine. From cold cereal to smoothies, many people grab their breakfast and head out the door before they’re even fully awake. Clearly we need some inspiration here. Maybe baked croque-monsieur casserole will perk up your morning, or granola cooked overnight in the slow cooker. Better yet, why not fill your freezer (like a boss) with breakfast burritos or the fixings for a slow-cooker breakfast bake?
May 1, 2019
15 Fast Recipes Using Grocery ShortcutsRecipes
Sometimes the difference between getting a hot meal on the table and not getting a hot meal on the table is a clever shortcut. Rotisserie chicken picked up at the supermarket is classic, making it possible to have white rotisserie chicken chili ready in no time. Other shortcuts can be as simple as opening a can of beans for our 10-minute black bean tacos. Here, a collection of recipes that stand as homage to all the good ways the grocery store helps us put dinner on the table.
May 1, 2019
15 Beautiful Vegan RecipesRecipes
We’re always happy to add to our of growing list of vegan recipes, especially as more people turn to a plant-centered diet. There’s just so much delicious cooking to do with plants! We’re talking beet pesto pasta, chickpea nuggets, and the most delicious broccoli salad with peanut dressing. These 15 recipes were our favorite vegan recipes in 2016, but we’re sure they’ll live on into 2017 and beyond.
May 1, 2019
Our 23 Favorite Vegetarian Recipes of 2016Recipes
Vegetarian cooking has thankfully outgrown its niche and has fully entered the mainstream these past few years. It’s no longer necessary to hide or apologize for the fact that meat is missing from the table. Instead, we celebrate the varied abundance that a vegetarian meal can have, and these 23 recipes are just a hint at what can be accomplished. So dive in!
May 1, 2019
10 Smart Ways to Create a Better Lunch SaladSkills
Salads for lunch can be a beautiful thing, but they do need a little forethought in order to avoid soggy lettuce or uninspired toppings. Here are our top 10 tips for packing a tasty, inspired, mishap-free lunch salad. This post successfully solves the dilemma of how to keep salad greens fresh all week long. The basic premise here is to prep a big batch of fresh, crunchy salad base on Sunday that you use throughout the entire week.
May 1, 2019
Our Best Tips for Smarter, Better CookingSkills
Everyone wants to cook smarter and better, so it’s no surprise that these are some of our most popular tips and techniques for baking and cooking. Whether you’re experimenting with vegan baking or wondering if your microwave can do more than heat leftovers, we’ve got some excellent advice for you. Coconut oil has become a popular cooking fat. Vegans have known for years just how great it is for baking, but others are just catching on to this versatile baking staple.
May 1, 2019
10 Ingenious Ways to Upgrade Everyday FoodsSkills
Sometimes you just don’t have the time or budget to get fancy with your food, but that doesn’t mean you can’t eat well (and have some fun, too!). We took several popular snacks and other foods — from corn dogs to broccoli to frozen waffles — and found 10 ways to upgrade them with simple additions and garnishes.
May 1, 2019
15 Important Things to Know About Prepping VegetablesSkills
It doesn’t matter if you’re a vegan, vegetarian, or an omnivore — there’s very little doubt that if you’re making dinner, you’re going to be prepping some vegetables tonight. So be sure to check out these 15 tips, techniques, and tools that will help guide you toward vegetable mastery or, at the very least, some really perfect julienne slices. What happens when a recipe calls for two pounds of potatoes? Do you have any idea what that looks like?
May 1, 2019