The Best Way to Make Cinnamon ToastSkills
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)Skills
Don't serve your guests brown guacamole! This is all the info you need to make sure of it.
May 15, 2023
We Tried 6 Ways of Making Hollandaise and the Winner Delivers the Creamiest, Dreamiest, and Easiest SauceSkills
It takes less than 5 minutes but tastes like it’s ​​masterfully prepared by a Michelin-starred chef.
Apr 7, 2023
We Tried 6 Ways of Cooking Spiral-Cut Ham and the Winner Was a Juicy, Flavorful ShowstopperSkills
There are quite a few ways to make a good ham, but what exactly is the best way? We set out to find out for sure.
Mar 16, 2023
We Tested 6 Methods for Reviving Stale Bread, and the Winner Was a Huge SurpriseSkills
The best method yielded beautiful, fluffy results!
Jan 28, 2023
We Tried 8 Methods for Crispy Brussels Sprouts and Found a Fuss-Free WinnerSkills
This is absolutely the best method for the crispiest, crunchiest, and most tender sprouts!
Jan 9, 2023
We Tested 5 Ways to Defrost Ground Beef and the Winner Is the Easiest MethodSkills
Flexibility in use landed this method in the top spot.
Dec 29, 2022
We Tried 8 Different Methods for Making Latkes and Found Crispy-Outside, Fluffy-Inside PerfectionSkills
This method simply yielded the best of everything: a perfectly crispy exterior with a fluffy interior.
Dec 14, 2022
We Tried 8 Methods for Getting Crispy Turkey Skin and a Clear Winner EmergedSkills
It was super-juicy and delicious, too!
Nov 5, 2022
We Tried 9 Ways of Making Gloriously Clumpy Granola and Found a Winning CombinationSkills
We will never make granola another way again.
Oct 26, 2022
How to Cook Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs to Juicy, Golden PerfectionSkills
It's good enough for guests and easy enough for any weeknight.
Oct 12, 2022
We Tried 7 Methods for Making Crispy Oven FriesSkills
The winner was absolutely perfect.
Sep 28, 2022
We Tried 10 Methods for Making Crispy Tofu and Found a Clear WinnerSkills
It was also incredibly easy.
Sep 15, 2022
We Tried 9 Ways to Shuck Corn (and Really Get the Silk Off!) and Found a Clear Winner
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The corn slips right out of the husk, clean as a whistle!
Aug 23, 2022
We Stored Cucumbers 9 Different Ways and Found the Very Best MethodSkills
It kept them fresh for more than two weeks!
Aug 18, 2022
We Tested 5 Ways of Grilling Salmon and Found a New Go-to MethodSkills
It's super-easy and the fish doesn't stick to the grill.
Aug 3, 2022
We Tried 7 Ways of Wringing Out Shredded Zucchini and Found a Hands-Down WinnerSkills
You won't be disappointed with this method for all your zucchini bread, zucchini fritter, and other shredded zucchini needs.
Jul 26, 2022
We Tried 5 Ways of Cutting Corn off the Cob and the Winner Was ClearSkills
It was also the simplest.
Jul 14, 2022
I Tried 8 Methods for Making Pesto and the Winner Was a RevelationSkills
This was the creamiest, tastiest pesto we've ever made.
Jun 25, 2022
We Tried 7 Methods for Storing Berries and the Winner Outlasted Them All
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Because there's nothing worse than buying fresh strawberries only for them to go to waste.
Jun 4, 2022
We Tried 8 Ways of Making Caramel Sauce and the Winner Is Absolutely FoolproofSkills
Add one simple ingredient for guaranteed success.
May 26, 2022
We Tried 8 Methods of Cooking Bacon and Found an Absolute Winner
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A lot of the methods were great, but only one rated a 10/10.
May 22, 2022
We Tried 7 Ways to Ripen an Avocado, and the Results Are SurprisingSkills
The best ones were like magic, but there were also some duds.
May 5, 2022
I Tested 8 Buttermilk Substitutes and I've Been Doing It All WrongSkills
My go-to sub was beaten out by a surprising choice.
Apr 26, 2022
We Tried 7 Ways to Make a Grilled Cheese and the Winner Was Abundantly ClearSkills
If you think you make the best grilled cheese, think again!
Apr 16, 2022
We Tried 5 Tricks for Peeling Eggs and Found a Clear Winner (No Matter How You Cooked Your Eggs)
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We also discovered a few fun party tricks.
Apr 10, 2022
We Tried 6 Methods for Breading Chicken and the Winner Was Crispy, Crunchy PerfectionSkills
Get ready for some crispy, crunchy, juicy pan-fried chicken!
Mar 25, 2022
We Tested 8 Methods for Making Lemon Curd and the Simplest Was Also the BestSkills
Three cheers for the double boiler! No cheers for the slow cooker.
Mar 10, 2022
We Tested 7 Methods for Cooking Juicy Pork Tenderloin Skills
The winner was perfection.
Feb 24, 2022
We Tried 6 Methods for Cutting a PineappleSkills
The winner was easy and efficient.
Feb 12, 2022
We Tried 5 Methods for Baking Sweet Potatoes and the Winner Was So SimpleSkills
Perfect baked sweet potatoes await you.
Jan 23, 2022
We Tested 6 Method for Baking Chicken Thighs and Found a New Go-ToSkills
The winning method delivers juicy, flavorful meat and crispy skin — and it's easy!
Jan 14, 2022
We Tested 5 Methods for Reheating Steak and Found Our New Go-To MethodSkills
This two-step method won, hands-down.
Dec 29, 2021
We Tried 7 Methods to Keep Apple Slices from Browning and the Winner Might Surprise YouSkills
It's way better than lemon water and you probably already have it in your pantry.
Nov 24, 2021
We Tried 7 Ways to Make Whipped CreamSkills
We found several great ways to make fluffy whipped cream ... and one method for splattering it everywhere.
Nov 19, 2021
We Tested 6 Methods for Storing Mushrooms and Found a Clear WinnerSkills
The best method for storing mushrooms not only kept them free of slime and mold, it actually made the mushrooms taste better too.
Oct 26, 2021
We Tried 6 Methods to Keep a Bundt Cake from Sticking and the Winner Was Magic
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This DIY solution gives you a beautiful Bundt every time!
Oct 7, 2021
We Tried 5 Methods for Browning Ground Beef and the Winner Is a Game-Changer
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Adding just one pantry ingredient gives you tender, browned beef.
Sep 9, 2021
We Tried 6 Methods for Grilling Chicken and Found a New Favorite
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The winner gives you tender, juicy perfection every time.
Aug 12, 2021
We Grilled Hot Dogs 6 Different Ways and the Winner Blew Us Away
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Our top dog will seriously upgrade your next cookout.
Jul 15, 2021
I Tried 6 Methods for Cooking Pancakes and I Have a New Forever Favorite
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My sister-in-law was right!
Jun 5, 2021
We Tried 4 Popular Methods for Dicing an Avocado and the Winner Was Also the Easiest
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For guacamole, smoothies, salads, avocado toast, and so much more!
May 8, 2021
We Tried 6 Popular Methods for Braising to Get the Most Tender Beef
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Here's how to guarantee you’ll end up with the type of braise that makes you the hero of your family.
Apr 13, 2021
We Tried 5 Methods for Sky-High Dutch Baby Pancakes and Didn’t Expect These Results
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Can a few extra steps make for one that rises well beyond the pan to create the drama we expect without compromising taste?
Mar 31, 2021
We Tried 6 Methods for Blind Baking a Pie Crust and the Winner Was a Sweet Surprise
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Ahead of all the cool, creamy pies we plan to bake this spring and summer, we put 6 popular methods for binding baking pie crusts to the test.
Mar 12, 2021
We Tried 8 Methods for Popping Popcorn and the Winner Is a Delightful Throwback
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Popcorn is a fun, filling snack. We put 8 methods for popping it to the test to find the very best.
Feb 19, 2021
The Best Method for Tempering Chocolate at Home
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Make everything from chocolate-dipped strawberries to hot chocolate bombs with ease. How sweet is that?
Feb 13, 2021
We Tried 8 Methods for Crispy Baked Chicken Wings and Found Your Game-Day MVP
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If you're missing the crispy, salty satisfaction of wings at your favorite bar, you're going to want to read this.
Feb 2, 2021
We Tried 5 Methods for Cooking Juicy Pork Chops and the Easiest Won by a Landslide
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Want pork chops that rival a steak? You've got to know the best method for cooking those chops!
Jan 22, 2021
We Tried 4 Different Methods for Cooking Brown Rice — This One Is a Keeper
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Think all Instant Pot methods are the same? We put four to the test and one beat out all the rest as our new favorite method!
Jan 16, 2021
We Tried 5 Methods for Softening Brown Sugar and the Winner was Shockingly Simple
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The winner comes from a professional pastry chef, so you know it works!
Dec 22, 2020
We Tried 6 Methods for Icing Sugar Cookies and Found a Fun New Trick for Beginners
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Consistency is key to beautiful cookies!
Dec 21, 2020
We Softened Butter 7 Different Ways and Found an Unexpected Favorite
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Which one gets it to the perfect cookie-making consistency?
Dec 15, 2020
We Tested 8 Methods for Searing Meat — And the Winner Was a Shocker
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Can you save cooking and cleanup time with a new technique? We investigate.
Dec 12, 2020
The Best Method for Reheating Leftover French Fries
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Plus the runner-up can be done anywhere!
Nov 19, 2020
We Tried 6 Methods for Peeling Garlic and Found the Fastest and Easiest Method on the Planet
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The winner uses a little heat to save time.
Oct 23, 2020
We Tried 5 Methods for Cooking Dried Pasta and the Winner Is Alton’s Go-To
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The verdict is in. We've been cooking pasta all wrong.
Oct 15, 2020
We Tried 4 Methods for Toasting Nuts and Found a Clear Winner
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There was also one method that pleasantly surprised us.
Sep 29, 2020
We Tried 7 Methods for Cooking Dried Chickpeas and the Winner Blinded Us with Science
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The winner took us completely by surprise.
Sep 18, 2020
We Tried 6 Popular Methods for Better Burger Patties and the Winner Was a Complete Surprise
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The winner truly makes a tastier burger on the grill or in a skillet!
Sep 3, 2020
We Tested 6 Methods for Making Iced Coffee at Home and Found the Very Best One
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Surprisingly, it wasn't cold brew!
Aug 25, 2020
We Tried 6 Methods for Defrosting Chicken and Found the Best Way
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Because there's nothing worse than realizing you forgot to defrost the chicken for dinner.
Aug 14, 2020
The Weirdest Way to Freeze Bananas Is Also the Best
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Trust me. We tried them all and yes, there really is a best way to freeze a banana.
Aug 8, 2020
We Tried 7 Methods for Making Ice Cream Without a Machine and Found 2 Favorites
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And now you have zero excuses for not making ice cream at home.
Jul 11, 2020
We Tried 8 Methods of Cooking Corn on the Cob and Found a Clear Winner
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Because it's not summer until you have corn on the cob.
Jun 25, 2020