7 Different Types of Cabbage and How to Cook ThemSkills
Plus, we've got perfect recipes to get started.
How to Freeze Cabbage to Make Sure It Lasts for MonthsSkills
Don't let any extra cabbage go to waste! Here's how to properly store it in the freezer.
How to Cut Cabbage for Any RecipeSkills
Follow this visual guide to learn the best way to cut cabbage for your recipe.
How To Shred Cabbage: A Step-by-Step GuideSkills
Read more to learn how to shred cabbage properly.
These 2 Ingredients Will Give You the Crispiest Fried Chicken EverSkills
And you may already have them in your kitchen!
What’s the Difference Between Broilers, Fryers, Roasters & Other Sizes of Chicken?Skills
We get a little confused if a recipe calls for a roaster or a broiler chicken. Can different kinds of chickens be used interchangeably? Have you also wondered about the difference between these sizes of chickens? Wonder no more! Here’s a handy guide to identify those chickens and a few pointers on swapping and preparing. The terms tend to get tossed about and used interchangeably in chicken recipes and articles.
How to Cook Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs to Juicy, Golden PerfectionSkills
It's good enough for guests and easy enough for any weeknight.
We Tried 6 Methods for Defrosting Chicken and Found the Best Way
Skills Showdown
Because there's nothing worse than realizing you forgot to defrost the chicken for dinner.
Sep 26, 2022
What’s the Correct Order for Breading Chicken?Skills
Q: When dredging chicken cutlets, do you the use flour, buttermilk, and eggs before coating in breadcrumbs? Sent by Phyllis Editor: Each element in the breading process has a purpose. When you know what each does, it’s easy to remember what order to use when breading chicken (or whatever protein you’re using). This will also help you out with substitutions when you need them. Here’s the basic method to remember: wet → dry → wet → dry.
Sep 16, 2022
6 Quick, Easy Ways to Turn Chicken Broth into DinnerSkills
Six more reasons to add a box of chicken broth to your grocery list.
Sep 13, 2022
How To Bake Crispy, Juicy Chicken in the OvenSkills
A winning chicken dinner for adults and kids alike.
Sep 12, 2022
5 Important Tips to Follow to Prevent Dry ChickenSkills
Never suffer through a dry piece of chicken again.
Aug 30, 2022
An Anatomical Guide to Chicken WingsSkills
My favorite part of a chicken is, hands down, the wing. Whether I’m nibbling on one as I carve up a whole roasted chicken, or feasting on a messy pile of saucy buffalo wings, they’re fun to eat and oh-so-satisfying to a dark-meat lover like me. If you look closely, whole chicken wings are actually composed of three parts. Do you know what they are called? I consider chicken wings a bit of a delicacy since there are only two per chicken, but they pack a ton of flavor.
Aug 28, 2022
How to Reheat Chicken Breasts Without Drying Them OutSkills
Nobody likes dry chicken — here's how to avoid it when reheating it.
Apr 4, 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 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
Melissa Clark’s Leftover Chicken Thigh Soup Deserves a Spot in Your Comfort Food RotationSkills
It's a great way to reinvent leftovers.
Dec 14, 2021
I Ate Chicken for a Whole Year and Wrote a Cookbook All About It. Here Are 10 (Sometimes Surprising!) Things I Learned.
Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
You always learn a lot while writing a cookbook. But I didn't realize that I’d learn quite as much as I did on this one.
Jun 21, 2021
This Brilliant TikTok Trick Makes Prepping Chicken a Breeze
I Tried It
A couple of days ago I came across this eye-opening TikTok tip, which shows how to easily remove tendons from chicken breasts without any special chef skills. Could it really be so easy?
Feb 4, 2021
We Tried 8 Methods for Crispy Baked Chicken Wings and Found Your Game-Day MVP
Skills Showdown
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
10+ Pro Tips on Cooking a Chicken
Kitchn Cooking School
Never overcook a chicken again!
Oct 23, 2020
The Surprising Ingredient That Makes the Best Chicken Salad EverSkills
A favorite pantry ingredient will totally upgrade your chicken salad recipe.
Oct 21, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Cabbage
31 Days of Vegetables
This is one smart and long-lasting vegetable!
Jul 5, 2020
How To Make Homemade Chicken Stock with Whatever Kitchen Scraps You HaveSkills
The rich, golden-hued liquid will upgrade your soups, risottos, sauces, and more.
May 15, 2020
This One-Ingredient Chicken Marinade is Basically FreeSkills
One unifying fact during this crisis is that we are all becoming more intimately connected to our pantries. From stress-baking banana bread to fueling our families with breakfast, lunch, and dinner (plus so many snacks), we’re looking to our pantries to nourish us in all the usual ways and a few new ones as we try to make food last even one more day before making another trip to the grocery store.
Mar 30, 2020
The Food-Styling Trick for Camera-Ready Chicken
Pretty Delicious
It's a $3 ingredient you've probably seen before.
Mar 27, 2020
The One Ingredient that Makes Fried Chicken So Much Crispier
One-Ingredient Upgrade
You probably have it in your pantry.
Mar 3, 2020
One Thing You Should Do (& One You Shouldn't) for Perfect DumplingsSkills
Two simple tips will guarantee your dumplings are fluffy and tender.
Feb 27, 2020
The One Thing I Do with *Every* Rotisserie Chicken I BuySkills
Do you do this, too?
Feb 15, 2020
What Is Meatless Gardein Chick’n and How Do You Cook It?Skills
Here's everything you need to know about cooking with this staple meat substitute.
Jan 20, 2020
We Tried 7 Methods of Making Chicken Breasts and Found a Clear WinnerSkills
A lot of the methods were great, but only one was a winner.
Jan 15, 2020
7 Tips for Getting Fried Chicken Extra CrispySkills
Don’t be surprised if you end up with lots of hungry guests on your doorstep.
Dec 5, 2019
Why You Should *Never* Over-Marinate Meat
Why You Should Never
Meal prepping? You might be leaving it too long.
Oct 10, 2019
The Ingredient That Makes Pan-Seared Chicken as Crispy as Nuggets
Tips from The Kitchn
No breading or deep-frying required.
Aug 28, 2019
I Made the Weeknight Chicken Dinner Readers Are Obsessed With. Here’s How It Went.Skills
Here's how we made it, and what we thought.
Aug 28, 2019
How to Make Sauerkraut: The Original, Cheapest Probiotic
Weeknight Preserving
It's incredibly easy to make and you can do it for a fraction of the cost.
Aug 7, 2019
How To Make Stir-Fry Freezer MealsSkills
I lived off packaged stir-fry dinners from the freezer section for the better part of my 20s. As easy as it is to throw together a spur of the moment stir-fry dinner, there were many nights when all I wanted to do was open a package, dump it in a pan, and have dinner ready — and let’s be honest, there are still plenty of nights like these.
Jun 8, 2019
Who Wins the Title of Best Chicken Pot Pie Ever?Skills
The final four: Carla, Ree, Joanna, and Deb.
Mar 22, 2019
The $3 Ingredient That Makes Baked Chicken Taste FriedSkills
Weird, but it works.
Mar 20, 2019
Rachael Ray’s Chicken Soup Delivers a Ton of Flavor in Just 30 MinutesSkills
This chicken soup had the most payoff for the time and effort involved.
Mar 14, 2019
All Our Essential Methods for Cooking Chicken Breasts (in One Place)Skills
Arm yourself with a pack of versatile chicken breasts and the sky’s the limit when it comes to preparing them. In addition to it easily being partnered with an array of flavors and ingredients, you’ve got a lot of options when it comes to all the ways to cook it up. And before you dive into a stack of recipes, it’s helpful to build a solid foundation by getting a few basic cooking methods down. Here’s your master list for all the ways to cook chicken breast.
Mar 4, 2019
Here’s What Guy Fieri Cooks When He’s Feeling LazySkills
We all know what it’s like to come home hungry at the end of a long day and not want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen. Instead, we’ll turn to our default dinners — the fast, familiar bites we can toss together with whatever’s in our fridge or pantry (with bonus points if the end result is quick, cheap, and, of course, delicious). And famous food figures — from chefs, to TV hosts, to bloggers — feel that way too.
Jan 30, 2019
Tell Us: What Are Your Absolute Favorite Chicken Recipes?Skills
Chicken is the ultimate weeknight dinner staple — and you can never have too many recipes in your kitchen roster. But if you’re anything like us, you’ve got a few (or maybe a ton!) of chicken recipes you never get tired of, and that you keep coming back to again and again. These are the tried-and-true dishes that deliver on everything from taste, to texture, to time.
Jan 25, 2019
Here’s What Christina Tosi Cooks When She’s Feeling LazySkills
We all know what it’s like to come home hungry at the end of a long day and not want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen. Instead, we’ll turn to our default dinners — the fast, familiar bites we can toss together with whatever’s in our fridge or pantry (with bonus points if the end result is quick, cheap, and, of course, delicious). And famous food figures — from chefs, to TV hosts, to bloggers — feel that way too.
Jan 2, 2019
These 5 Slow Cooker Recipes Need Only 5 Ingredients and a GlanceSkills
Welcome to Snapshot Cooking, the home of Kitchn’s easiest recipes. These mini recipes are so simple you can practically cook from the before-and-after snapshot itself. If you’re on the market for a new winning chicken dinner, say hello to five brand-new contenders. These set-it-and-forget-it meals require just five ingredients, and the slow cooker basically does all the work for you. Sounds too good to be true, right?
Aug 21, 2018
Ina Garten Says This Is the Key to a Better Chicken SaladSkills
Chicken salad is one of the most deceptively tricky foods in the world. It seems like a simple sort of thing — like it’s just a utilitarian recipe to use up leftover chicken, or something to buy from the deli counter and keep around for the kids’ lunch boxes — but there is a world of difference between good chicken salad and bad chicken salad, and probably the vast majority of chicken salads in the world could best be described as just OK.
Jun 6, 2018
What Size Chicken Should I Buy for Roast Chicken?Skills
Roast chicken is always a good idea. I don’t think I’ve ever regretted making it — especially never on a Sunday when I’ll have some that night for dinner and then plan for a week of meals that make the most of it. And if you’re not cooking your roast chicken over a bed of veggies … well, you’ve got something delicious to look forward to trying!
May 29, 2018
8 Things You Should Know Before Cooking Instant Pot ChickenSkills
Use an appliance regularly for three years and you will learn a lot about it. I’ve taken my Instant Pot for a spin with a lot of different foods, but come dinnertime there’s nothing I’ve used it for more than chicken. Whether you just started using this multi-cooker or you’ve been at it for a while, these tips will help you with your next Instant Pot chicken dinner. While all cuts of chicken are fair game for the Instant Pot, thighs are the most forgiving.
Apr 23, 2018
5 Important Things to Do with Your Chicken When You Get Home from the Grocery StoreSkills
Toss a few packages of chicken in your shopping cart at the grocery store and you’re looking at endless dinner possibilities. While you may simply drop those packages into the refrigerator or freezer when you walk through the door and consider things set, if you take a few minutes to do some extra things, you’ll be rewarded come mealtime. Here are five things to do every time you bring chicken home.
Apr 18, 2018
What to Do with a Whole Chicken Besides Roast ItSkills
Anytime I pick up a whole chicken from the grocery store, my first instinct is always to roast it. It feels like the default, right? The thing is, there are a ton of other ways to prepare a whole chicken than roasting. Here are my favorites. Cooking a whole chicken in the slow cooker is a hands-off process that could not be easier, and rewards you with the most juicy, tender, fall-off-the-bone meat.
Apr 17, 2018
The 7 Tips You Need for Making Any Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe BetterSkills
No matter what kind of slow cooker chicken dinner you have slotted in your meal plan, it’s bound to be both easy and delicious. And to make it even better, here are seven tips I always rely on. While it’s always helpful to preheat your slow cooker, it’s especially important when adding seared chicken or sautéed aromatics, like with our Kerala-style chicken curry.
Apr 16, 2018
5 Tips for Selecting the Best Package of ChickenSkills
Armed with a list after planning dinner, you hit the grocery store to pick up the ingredients. Yet despite knowing the specific cut of chicken you need to grab, you’re still a little confused. Of all the packs of thighs and breasts stacked in the meat case, how do you select the best package for your dinner? It’s a topic that crosses my mind almost every single time I buy chicken. Here are the tips that make deciding a whole lot easier.
Apr 9, 2018
My Favorite Recipe for Chicken Breast Came from a Jar of MayoSkills
For a few summers I worked as a camp counselor at sleep-away camp, which means in addition to pushing the limits of shower-less days, I also ate what the camp cook prepared — except on the weekends. On the weekends you had to fend for yourself while making the most of the ingredients they kept stocked in the kitchen.
Apr 6, 2018
5 Next-Day Dishes Worthy of Jamie Oliver’s Chicken in MilkSkills
Our Editor in Chief, Faith, has always said Jamie Oliver’s chicken in milk is probably the best chicken recipe of all time. Public opinion may be divided, but I am right there in Camp Jamie’s Chicken with her. Never have I been actually excited about making chicken for dinner, but this is pure magic — the juiciest, most tender meat with that sauce (oh, that sauce!). We tend to make it every Sunday — especially in the colder months.
Feb 11, 2018
5 Ways to Prep Chicken for a Week of Easy DinnersSkills
Even if I go into the week with a meal plan that’s looking a little shaky (it happens sometimes!), I am always totally certain there will be one (okay, probably two!) chicken dinners spaced throughout the week ahead. And with that in mind, one of the most invaluable parts of my Sunday meal prep is cooking a batch of chicken for the week ahead. With most of the heavy lifting done, those breasts or thighs can be quickly and easily repurposed into weeknight dinners.
Sep 27, 2017
This Sheet Pan Kielbasa and Cabbage Is Easy on Your WalletSkills
If you’re trying to spend less on groceries, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice cooking flavorful meals. With smart recipes, like this roasted kielbasa and cabbage number, you can make a delicious dinner without breaking the bank. This recipe wins points right up front for being a sheet pan meal. Whenever you see “one-pan” in the recipe title you know you’re in for a hands-off meal with easy cleanup.
Sep 26, 2017
The Best Method for Cooking Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thighs Every TimeSkills
This is the simple way to master the crispiest, juiciest chicken thighs — no recipe required.
Sep 19, 2017
The One Thing You Should Do for Better Stir-Fried ChickenSkills
While I am a big fan of tips that get dinner on the table faster, I also love techniques that actually make dinner better — even if that means an extra step or two. Velveting chicken for stir-frying is one instance where I don’t mind putting in a little extra time and effort because the end result is so worth it. Velveting will give you tender, juicy chicken every single time you stir-fry.
Sep 15, 2017
Do This for Thicker, Richer Homemade Chicken StockSkills
It’s hard to beat the taste of chicken stock made from scratch. I am not a purist by any means (I keep a few boxes of the store-bought kind on hand when I haven’t had time to fill my freezer with the homemade stuff), but when I do have the time you can be sure I am pulling out my largest pot and simmering last night’s roast chicken carcass with a slew of aromatics for a flavorful stock to use for soups, risottos, and pan sauces.
Sep 13, 2017
What’s the Deal with Air-Chilled Chicken?Skills
Take a look around the meat case in the grocery store and it’s pretty likely that you’ll notice packages of chicken labeled “air-chilled.” But what exactly is air-chilled chicken, and what makes it so special? Air-chilling refers to a specific method for cooling chickens during processing.
Sep 13, 2017
Salad Swag: Ranch Chicken BLT SaladSkills
For anyone who believes no lunch salad is complete without chicken, this is the salad kit you need to put together right now. It’s inspired by a classic BLT sandwich and paired with seared, sliced chicken and a tangy yogurt ranch dressing on the side. Pull together the components for this salad when you’re meal prepping for the week and pack it up in a divided lunch box to keep each ingredient fresh.
Aug 24, 2017
Make Better Chicken in 15 Minutes, Thanks to Greek YogurtSkills
In comparison to a hardworking brine, marinades seems like a hard sell when it comes to flavoring and tenderizing meat and poultry. But there’s one option out there that’s a little different. Greek yogurt does more than simply flavor the surface of chicken. Thanks to its acidity — different from the kind you find in citrus or vinegar — it tenderizes the meat, keeping it juicy and never rubbery.
Apr 18, 2017
A First-Timer’s Guide to Buying Chicken ThighsSkills
You've got questions, and we've got answers.
Apr 13, 2017
The Fried Chicken Tool Kit: Everything You Need Before You Get StartedSkills
Frying chicken is easier and less messy when you’ve got the right tools on hand. Yes, there are the ingredients to consider, but since frying is a technique many of us only do once or twice a year, it’s the tools of the technique we’re going to brush up on here. Even to a seasoned chicken-frying pro, the task always feels arduous until I pull my equipment together and realize, “I’ve got this!
Apr 4, 2017
The Best, Most Foolproof Way to Cook Chicken BreastSkills
Sure, baked chicken breast is a meal-plan staple, and those charred edges certainly earn grilled chicken big points, but when ultra-juicy and tender chicken breast is what you’re after, there’s a better way yet. If you ask me, there is no simpler, more foolproof way to cook lean chicken breast than poaching. It’s the reliable and truly underrated method that will help you say goodbye to dry, overcooked chicken breast once and for all.
Apr 4, 2017
The Secret to the Very Best Boneless, Skinless Chicken ThighsSkills
You can have truly great chicken thighs every single time. But you have to be bold.
Mar 7, 2017