This Lemony Greek Chicken Soup Is So Good, I Make a Pot Every WeekRecipes
Almost every culture has a homey version of chicken soup to comfort the sick or the soul weary, or to stave off the chill of cold weather, but the Greeks might just have one of the best: the egg and lemon soup known as avgolemono. Here’s how to make this classic comforting soup at home. First of all, it’s gorgeous. The broth is vibrant yellow from the eggs and heavily scented with lemon fragrance. The broth is rich, but not heavy.
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The One Nasty Part of Your Stanley Tumbler That Can Get You SickKitchen
The secret to keeping it bacteria-free is right under your nose.
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Yes, You Can Soak Dried Beans In An Hour FlatRecipes
We’ve all been there. You go to start a recipe for your favorite classic beef chili, navy bean soup, or from-scratch hummus and then it hits you: you forgot to soak the beans! Of course you can reach for canned beans at this point, but if freshly cooked beans are what you really want, then it’s time to learn how to quick-soak your beans — it cuts the soaking time down to just an hour!
Feb 16, 2024
Yes, You Really Can Make Your Own Brown Sugar at Home Skills
Brown sugar is the sticky, fragrant sweetener that adds moisture and flavor to so many of our favorite baked goods, from chocolate chip cookies to banana bread. But if you find yourself staring into an empty box, don’t fret — you’ve likely got everything you need to make brown sugar from scratch. So whether you need a cup or a pound, or light or dark, you’re just two ingredients away from it. Here’s how to make brown sugar at home.
Feb 15, 2024
This Is the Only Way I'll Ever Cook an OmeletRecipes
There are many amazing breakfast recipes out there, but nothing can get me out of bed on a lazy weekend like an omelet stuffed with melty cheese and herbs. This classic dish is so easy that it can be made before you’ve even had your first cup of coffee (omelets also make an ideal breakfast-for-dinner!). Plus, omelets go great with side dishes like sheet-pan home fries, a fresh berry fruit salad, and, of course, crisp, oven-cooked bacon.
Feb 15, 2024
This Homemade Seasoning Makes Every Pot of Chili 100x BetterRecipes
Homemade spice mixes can even the speediest meals taste better. To make your own chili seasoning, you only need five ingredients — and at least half of them are probably in your spice cabinet already. Homemade chili seasoning makes a near perfect pot of Classic Beef Chili, but can just as readily spice up a pot of Instant Pot black beans or a pan of roasted sweet potatoes. Here’s what you need to make chili seasoning at home.
Feb 15, 2024
If You’re Tired of Kale, It’s Time to Try Mustard GreensRecipes
Tender sautéed greens are an easy go-to side everyone should know how to make. They pair with everything from quick pastas to homemade pizza, and come together in minutes. These mustard greens are smothered in lots of garlic, kicked up with a pinch of red pepper flakes, and brightened with balsamic. When you have the main dish squared away, mustard greens are the easiest answer to “What should we have with it?
Feb 15, 2024
How To Clean a Nespresso Machine in 7 Simple Steps
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Keep that machine in tip-top shape!
Feb 13, 2024
How to Cut FennelSkills
An easy, step-by-step guide.
Feb 13, 2024
I Bake This Delicious King Cake Every Year for Mardi GrasRecipes
King cakes are made around the world as part of the festival of the Epiphany, but in New Orleans, king cakes have truly taken on a life of their own. From the start of Carnival on January 6 through Mardi Gras at the beginning of February, you’ll find one of these sweet, color-splashed king cakes just about everywhere. Did you get “the baby”? That means you bring the next cake — and we have just the cake you’ll want to bring.
Feb 12, 2024
Oven-Roasted Asparagus Is the Easy Side Dish Your Dinner NeedsRecipes
Come spring, we can’t get enough of asparagus this time of year. We eat asparagus every which way — sautéed asparagus, steamed asparagus, grilled asparagus, even raw asparagus ribbons as a salad. But one of our favorite easy ways to prepare asparagus is in the oven. It’s a foolproof, hands-off method that requires just a couple minutes of prep, and rewards you with crispy-tipped, tender asparagus every single time.
Feb 9, 2024
How to Make Dashi (Japanese Soup Stock)Recipes
Dashi is an incredibly simple broth, and it forms one of the culinary cornerstones of Japanese cooking. It’s made in about 10 minutes with just three ingredients: water, kombu (dried kelp), and bonito fish flakes. The resulting clear broth tastes like the essence of the sea. Dashi can be used to make a fantastic bowl of miso soup, to poach fish or vegetables, or to add savory umami flavor to any number of Japanese recipes. Here’s how to make dashi broth at home.
Feb 8, 2024
Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Are the Easiest Fancy Dessert for Valentine’s DayRecipes
I love everything about chocolate-covered strawberries. I love the crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth shell and the cool, sweet strawberry beneath. I love giving them as homemade food gifts, and I love receiving them equally as much (especially for Valentine’s Day dessert!). But what I love most is how easy they are to make at home. It’s an afternoon fun cooking project with a result that looks fancy no matter your candy-making skills (or lack thereof)!
Feb 8, 2024
My Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers Are the Most Requested Game Day AppetizerRecipes
Jalapeño poppers are the ultimate game-day snack. They’re spicy, crisp, and a serious crowd-pleasing appeziter. The catch? They aren’t very practical to make at home. Restaurant-style poppers require a deep fryer, a messy breading setup, and a lot of planning to pull off. To solve this, we created a recipe that ditches the deep fryer altogether while still delivering on texture and flavor. What’s our secret? Bacon.
Feb 8, 2024
The Best Baked Beans Are Made in Your Slow CookerRecipes
Meet your new favorite party recipe: slow cooker baked beans. Long loved for their sweet, tangy flavor and tender, creamy texture, baked beans for backyard barbecues, summer cookouts, and game day parties used to mean heating up the whole house to slowly cook the dried beans for hours upon hours. Here the slow cooker saves the day by doing all the work and keeping you cool at the same time.
Feb 8, 2024
How to Peel Pearl Onions Skills
The best way to peel pearl onions is also the easiest and the fastest.
Feb 8, 2024
These New Orleans-Style Beignets Will Transport You Straight to the French QuartRecipes
Biting into a beignet is like biting into a buttery, fluffy pillow. When fried in hot oil, the slightly savory dough yields bite-size nuggets with perfectly crisp exteriors and tender interiors that beg for a dusting of powdered sugar (did you know you can make your own?) and a cup of freshly brewed hot coffee. New Orleans-style beignets are probably the most well-known beignets in the United States, and they’re surprisingly easy to make at home.
Feb 8, 2024
Chicken Fried Steak Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at HomeRecipes
Chicken fried steak is a Southern diner tradition. You’ll find it on the menu at nearly every mom-and-pop spot and at larger chains as well. It’s the first thing my husband orders whenever we return home to Georgia. But, thanks to this pantry-friendly, one-pan recipe, you don’t have to leave the house (or travel to the South) to enjoy this essential Southern meal.Here’s the easiest way to make chicken fried steak at home.
Feb 5, 2024
This Is the Easiest Way to Roast Eggplant in the OvenRecipes
Cooking eggplant is quite easy and works in a million different ways: grilled eggplant, crispy baked eggplant, stir-fried eggplant, and stuffed eggplant, to name a few. (You just want to know what mistakes to avoid when cooking it!) But whenever fall rolls around I find myself consumed by an abiding drive to roast things, and oven roasted eggplant is one of the best and easiest things to do. Globe eggplant: You’ll need 2 medium eggplants or 1 large eggplant.
Feb 5, 2024
How to Clean an Electric Kettle in Under 5 Minutes (Because Yes, You *Do* Need to)Kitchen
Even though you're just boiling water in it, your electric kettle can get dirty over time, thanks to hard water build-up. Here's how to get it clean with vinegar and water.
Feb 1, 2024
How to Grow Garlic Indoors in 5 Simple Steps (It’s Easier Than You Might Think!)
Tips from The Kitchn
Grow a full head of garlic from a clove you already have!
Feb 1, 2024
This Is the Best Way to Cook Fish (Only 10 Minutes!)Recipes
I would place “how to cook fish quickly” right up there with other essential cooking skills like boiling eggs and cooking a pot of rice. If you can cook a fish fillet, you can have a healthy, easy dinner on the table in 10 minutes. Or less! It’s such a simple and versatile weeknight meal. Here’s how to do it. For quick stovetop cooking, go for a white fish fillet.
Jan 29, 2024
This Is the Only Way I Ever Make Pulled Pork (It's So Good)Recipes
Pork shoulder is one of my secret weapons in the kitchen. Slow-cooked, it can become a thousand different meals. I can mix in some barbecue sauce and make pulled pork sandwiches, scatter it on top of tortilla chips for pulled pork nachos, or use it as a filling for pulled pork lettuce wraps. And that’s just to start! Here’s everything you need to know about pork shoulder — from choosing the meat to transforming it into a fork-tender meal that can last all week.
Jan 26, 2024
My 3-Ingredient Scallion Pancakes Are Super Crispy and Extra FlakyRecipes
Almost everything you need is in your pantry.
Jan 18, 2024
How To Poach Chicken Breasts Perfectly Every TimeRecipes
Banish all thoughts of stringy, tough, sad chicken from your mind. For our chicken salad sandwiches and quick chicken weeknight meals, we want nothing but the best. And for that, poached chicken is definitely the way to go. This poached chicken method is easy, fast, and foolproof. Totally tender chicken breasts that are as good for dinner as they are for lunch the next day? Not a problem.
Jan 16, 2024
How To Bake Chicken Breasts Perfectly Every TimeRecipes
Baked chicken breasts don’t have to be dry and boring. They can, in fact, be moist, tender, and full of flavor — something you actually look forward to having for dinner. The secret? The parchment paper method. By covering the chicken with a piece of parchment paper, the chicken bastes in its own juices so they never dry out. It’s basically a cross between braising and roasting and is sure to become one of your new favorite ways to cook chicken.
Jan 16, 2024
Homemade Peanut Butter Is Easier than You ThinkRecipes
On some level, you probably already know that, sure, it’s pretty easy to make your own peanut butter. But if you’ve never actually made homemade peanut butter, I don’t know if you quite understand how truly, incredibly, ridiculously easy it really is. To make easy, delicious peanut butter at home, use your food processor. Then go make Kelli’s 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies. (Trust us on this one.
Jan 16, 2024
How To Make Your Own Kombucha ScobyRecipes
There’s really no arguing that scoby is ugly. And kind of alien-looking. And yeah, even downright gross. But dang it, scobys make some delicious homemade kombucha! If you want to save a few bucks on your ‘booch habit, there’s just no getting around it. You’re going to need a scoby. You can beg a scoby from a kombucha-brewing friend, or you can order a fresh one online. But there’s one more option: you can grow your own.
Jan 16, 2024
"This is PERFECTION," Says Everyone Who's Made This Caesar Salad DressingRecipes
There's a reason it has 5 stars.
Jan 12, 2024
This Is the Easiest Method for Roasting GarlicRecipes
Casually read a book while you wait.
Jan 12, 2024
My 3-Ingredient Crispy Roasted Chickpeas Are My Favorite SnackRecipes
Those cans of chickpeas sitting in your cupboard have been hiding an amazing secret. Roasted in the oven, chickpeas transform into a crispy, salty, savory snack. So tiny. So easy to eat by the handful. So irresistible. Roasted chickpeas are easy to make and customize. Here’s everything you need to know. Canned chickpeas: Using canned chickpeas is the easiest method, but you can cook dried chickpeas if that’s what you have on hand.
Jan 11, 2024
This Is the Only Martini Recipe You'll Ever NeedRecipes
The classic cocktail is so easy to stir up at home.
Jan 9, 2024
The Secret to Better Broccoli? Cook it The Italian WayRecipes
This will be your new favorite side.
Jan 9, 2024
These 5-Ingredient Homemade Caramels Are the Perfect GiftRecipes
Let’s talk caramels. The candy kind. The chewy, melt-in-your-mouth, deeply sweet, and insanely addictive kind. These make some of the best gifts ever, whether the event is Christmas, a birthday, a thank you for a favor, or a thoughtful hostess gift. Or no reason at all. You probably already have the ingredients in your pantry, and if you haven’t made caramels recently, you probably don’t know how easy they can be. Grab a bag of sugar and your candy thermometer, folks!
Jan 3, 2024
4 Best Methods to Keep Mashed Potatoes WarmRecipes
So you’re making Thanksgiving dinner for 20 people and you’re wondering whether you can make the mashed potatoes ahead of time and keep them warm. The answer is yes! Here are four foolproof methods to keep your mashed potatoes warm (or reheat the mashed potatoes you made yesterday). The method you use is up to you; use the one that works best for you and your schedule.
Jan 3, 2024
How To Make LimoncelloRecipes
It has taken me far too long to discover how amazing — and how astoundingly easy — it is to make my own limoncello. I had this hazy idea that limoncello must be a closely guarded secret kept by a sect of weathered Italian grandfathers with wooly driving caps and secretive, knowing smiles. Just me? Well, it turns out all you need to make truly incredible limoncello are some good lemons, a bottle of stiff vodka, and just a little patience.
Jan 3, 2024
I Made This "Exploding Cocoa" Once and Now I'll Never Go Back to the BoxSkills
So rich! So chocolatey! So fun!
Jan 3, 2024
How to Pop a Bottle of Champagne With Zero FearSkills
As much fun as it might be to send a cork shooting over people’s heads and showering your guests with fizzy booze, there is another way to open Champagne and sparkling wines. A better way. Follow this easy, step-by-step guide on how to open a bottle of bubbly without accidentally poking your eye out! There’s a lot of pressure pent up inside that bottle of Champagne.
Dec 20, 2023
How To Make the Absolute Best Crab CakesRecipes
Crab cakes should be all about the crab — no questions asked. They should be crispy on the outside, moist and flaky on the inside, and taste exclusively of fresh, delicious crab. No fillers or excess spices getting in the way. If you agree, you’ve come to the right place. Our crab cake recipe is intentionally unfussy. We’ve put crab meat at the center of the equation, and thrown in just enough extras to hold the patties together.
Dec 29, 2023
How to Make Fruit and Vegetable Wash with What’s Already in Your KitchenKitchen
Save money and avoid foodborne illness with this DIY solution.
Dec 27, 2023
Here's the Perfect Ratio for French Press Coffee Recipes
Your morning self will thank you.
Dec 22, 2023
Filet Mignon is the Fancy Steak That's Actually Easy to CookRecipes
Two words: garlic butter.
Dec 22, 2023
The Secret to Making the Creamiest Mashed CauliflowerRecipes
Our favorite way to eat cauliflower isn’t as a cauliflower pizza crust or cauliflower rice, it’s an extremely creamy mash. But before we designate mashed cauliflower as just a lighter version of mashed potatoes, let’s consider why it is a side dish with merits all its own. You can’t over-mash or over-whip cauliflower the way you can potatoes. Without potato’s starch to contend with, you can purée the cauliflower all day with no risk of gumminess.
Dec 22, 2023
You’re Going to Want to Dip Everything in This Chocolate FondueRecipes
In my world, fondue is just another word for fun with food. I mean, poking food onto sticks and dipping it into something melty suddenly makes the meal way more interesting. Proof of this is how much my daughter’s eyes light up whenever I mention chocolate fondue. While a smooth pot of melted chocolate surrounded by a full spread of dippers may look fancy, it’s way, way easier than making a cake, pie, or cookies — and everyone gets to choose their own dessert adventure.
Dec 21, 2023
The One Egg Dish I Always Make Guests for BreakfastRecipes
Take your pick of mix-ins.
Dec 21, 2023
You Only Need 10 Minutes to Sear Perfect Scallops on the StoveRecipes
They're shockingly simple to make.
Dec 21, 2023
The Easy Secret to Roasting a Leg of LambRecipes
You can have the turkey. Leave the glazed ham. Prime rib — what’s that? In my house, leg of lamb is the celebratory roast; I love its tenderness and flavor. Though roast leg of lamb sounds intimidating, the sweet little secret is that leg of lamb is actually one of the easiest, most foolproof cuts of meat to cook. Here’s our remarkably simple, fuss-free leg of lamb recipe. It will turn out perfectly every time.
Dec 21, 2023
My Dad's 6-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Is the Easiest You'll Ever MakeRecipes
I grew up making this chocolate fudge with my father, who spent a fair amount of time in the kitchen (which was rare for a man of his generation). He was always welcoming, pulling up a chair to the stove and hovering close as I stirred the molten chocolate bubbling away. This chocolate fudge recipe is a family-favorite and easy to make for the holidays (or any time of the year).This recipe for fudge is a classic one from my childhood.
Dec 20, 2023
Your Instant Pot Is the Secret to Fluffy, Perfectly Cooked RiceRecipes
I won't cook rice any other way.
Dec 20, 2023
How To Reheat Dinner Rolls So They're Warm and FluffySkills
You know the joy of tearing apart a dinner roll to have tufts of steam pour out of it, because it’s still warm from the oven? You can enjoy that same feeling every day until the rolls run out with three simple methods for reheating leftover dinner rolls, whether they’re store-bought or homemade. Our favorite rule for reheating leftovers applies here (reheat the food in the way it was prepared), so into the oven your rolls should go for reheating.
Dec 18, 2023
This Is The Best Way to Freeze Cookie Dough So It Lasts for MonthsSkills
There are any number of reasons why you might want to stash some cookie dough in the freezer. Maybe you like having treats on hand in case company stops by. Maybe the first day of fall kickstarted your holiday baking gene. But we’re friends here, so let’s be honest: Frozen cookie dough in our freezer means warm, gooey, fresh-baked cookies any time we want one. Here are the best ways to freeze your favorite cookies for later.
Dec 18, 2023
The Perfect Way to Melt Chocolate In the MicrowaveSkills
Adding a touch of melted chocolate to cookies, strawberries, pretzels, or marshmallows is an easy to way to elevate your favorite sweet (or salty) treat. While you can melt chocolate in a double boiler on the stovetop or over direct heat in a saucepan, the quickest and, in my opinion, easiest way is to melt chocolate in the microwave. If you need chocolate for dipping holiday cookies, coating truffles, or adorning berries, this is a foolproof method for melting chocolate in the microwave.
Dec 18, 2023
Royal Icing Is the Secret to the Easiest Cookie Decorating Recipes
Every year as the holidays approach, I eagerly anticipate holiday baking and decorating sugar cookies. And every year, they don’t exactly turn out as planned. That’s because decorating cookies is a lot easier said than done — especially if you’re a perfectionist like me who likes straight lines and clean edges. But this year, I’m prepared. I recently got to work developing a simple royal icing recipe that makes cookie decorating as stress-free (and mess-free!
Dec 15, 2023
This Dutch Baby Pancake Is the Easiest Way to Impress Your FriendsRecipes
It's our go-to brunch dish for a reason.
Dec 15, 2023
How To Clean a Keurig Coffee MachineKitchen
Machines getting a lot of daily use can develop clogs that can cause the system to quit completely. Here's how to keep it running well.
Dec 15, 2023
This Extra-Tender Roasted Pork Is Delicious Any Night of the WeekRecipes
It's an easy and impressive way to feed a crowd.
Dec 14, 2023
This 2-Ingredient Simple Syrup Will Elevate All of Your CocktailsRecipes
When I first started learning how to make cocktails at home, I had no idea people made their own simple syrup. I was the person who went to the store to buy a bottle of what I later learned to be sugar water. That’s right — sugar dissolved in water. Simple syrup is an essential ingredient in cocktails and other beverages because it blends so well with other liquids, and it’s super easy to make yourself — we promise.
Dec 14, 2023
These 2-Ingredient Cheese Straws Are a Hit at Every Holiday PartyRecipes
Dinner party plans stressing you out? Puff pastry cheese straws are here for you. These crispy, flaky, cheesy twists require just two ingredients and a few minutes of your time, and yet they deliver big — real big — out on the buffet table. Make puff pastry cheese straws for your next holiday party or serve them with cocktails for happy hour at home.Our cheese straws are made with puff pastry, which is cut into strips and then twisted into “straws.
Dec 13, 2023
Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip Will Be the First Dip to Go at Any PartyRecipes
It's got 3 types of cheese.
Dec 13, 2023
The Easiest Way to Decorate Cookies with IcingRecipes
Get set for your cookie party.
Dec 13, 2023
The Secret to Homemade Chex Mix? Using Whatever's In Your Snack DrawerRecipes
There are so many possibilities.
Dec 13, 2023
Collard Greens with "Pot Likker" is a Southern Staple for a ReasonRecipes
Get to know this Southern green.
Dec 13, 2023
How To Cut Spaghetti Squash for Any RecipeSkills
Spaghetti squash is a perennial favorite here at Kitchn. We love its versatility — this squash is good for so much more than faux spaghetti noodles. But whether you’re planning to make spaghetti squash chicken Parm or broccoli and cheese spaghetti squash casserole, you have to prep it first. Cutting a spaghetti squash the right way isn’t hard, as long as you have the right tools and technique.
Dec 12, 2023
My Challah Recipe Comes Out Irresistibly Soft Every TimeRecipes
It's perfect for beginners.
Dec 11, 2023