Cooking Methods In Skills
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Here’s How to Take a Summer Vacation from Your Sourdough Starter
Take a break from baking bread while the weather is hot!
Jul 10, 2020
The Surprising Tip for the Sweetest Grilled Zucchini
When you season your vegetables matters more than you might think!
Jul 9, 2020
The $4 Ingredient That Makes Homemade Ice Cream (and Everything Else It Touches) So Much Better
It's the secret ingredient I add to cookies, cakes, and more.
Jul 3, 2020
Here’s How to Finally Use Your Oven’s Broiler
Think of it like a grill and you can use it for quick dinners!
Jul 2, 2020
Stop! You’re Freezing Your Pie Fillings All Wrong.
Make a fruit-filling frisbee and reap the rewards later.
Jul 2, 2020
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking on a Charcoal Grill
Whether you're a novice or a master griller, be sure to steer clear of these five common mistakes.
Jun 25, 2020
The 5 Best Types of Fish for Grilling
The right type will make grilling easier.
Jun 17, 2020
The $2 Pantry Ingredient That Can Transform Any Fruit into Dessert
Taste Makers
You might already have it in your pantry.
Jun 16, 2020
The Secret to Plumper Hot Dogs from the Grill
You just need 10 seconds and a knife!
Jun 9, 2020
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Ribs
Mistakes to Avoid
No tough or chewy ribs with these simple steps.
Jun 9, 2020
Honestly, an Herb Brush Is the Best Grill Tool You Aren’t Using
Plus three ways to use it.
May 30, 2020
Yes, You Really Do Need to Soak Kebab Skewers
Plus three ways to soak your skewers for better cooking!
May 28, 2020
How the Air Fryer Makes Every Vegetable Taste Better
Caramelization + convection = perfection every single time.
May 27, 2020
Wait! This Is Actually the Best Way to Meal Prep Your Sweet Potatoes.
Effortlessly brilliant.
May 26, 2020
The Secret to Grilling Burgers That Are Always Tender and Juicy
Follow these guidelines for juicy, never-dry burgers.
May 24, 2020
How Nonstick Spray Can Get Your Charcoal Chimney Started Faster
It's not just for baking!
May 23, 2020
What’s the Difference Between Direct and Indirect Heat?
Plus how and when to use them.
May 21, 2020
8 Grilling Hacks That Will Make You Feel Like a Meal Prep Genius
You'll be wondering why you didn't think of these first.
May 21, 2020
The Most Common Grilling Mistake Beginners Make
Give your grill time.
May 20, 2020
These Days, My Grill Is My Lifeline. Here’s How I Use It for Easier Weeknight Meals.
The grill has afforded me a much-needed break. Here's how you can do the same.
May 20, 2020
Get Hotter Coals Faster with a Charcoal Chimney Starter (Here’s How)
Here's exactly how to light your coals with a chimney and some tricks for getting the coals hotter, faster.
May 19, 2020
The Short and Sweet on How Long to Grill Chicken
Time, temperature, and a reliable thermometer will give you chicken from the grill that is stress-free and delicious.
May 19, 2020
5 Ways to Steam Vegetables Without a Basket
Repeat after me: No steamer basket, no problem!
May 18, 2020
How to Use Your Broiler Like a Grill
Your broiler is just an indoor grill and probably the most underused and under valued tool in your kitchen.
May 18, 2020
An Absolute Newbie's Guide to Lighting a Charcoal Grill
Here are the two best ways to light charcoal for your grill (and how to extinguish the fire safely).
May 16, 2020
A Total Beginner’s Guide to Grilling with Gas
If you've got a brand-new (or a new-to-you) gas grill in your life and you're ready to heat things up outside this summer, we're here to help.
May 14, 2020
Foil Packet Dinners Are the Best Gift You Can Give Yourself
Here's how to make them without a hitch.
May 12, 2020
7 Recipes to Have on Hand When You've Broken a Cake
Don't cry over broken cake.
May 4, 2020
Um, Did You Know You Can Make Light and Airy Pavlova in Your Slow Cooker?
You just need four ingredients, some parchment paper, and a slow cooker.
May 4, 2020
Yes, You Can Freeze Eggs — With One Caveat
When frozen properly, they can last for up to a year.
May 4, 2020
We Tried 7 Methods for Cooking Spaghetti Squash and Found 2 Winners
Skills Showdown
Our top pick gave al dente strands and some pockets of buttery softness. Sounds pretty good, yeah?
Apr 29, 2020
Yes, You Really Can Make Your Own Brown Sugar at Home
It's just two ingredients!
Apr 28, 2020
Here’s How to Use Your Sourdough Starter in Practically Any Baked Good
Sourdough for Beginners
Don't let your discard go to waste!
Apr 24, 2020
How to Buy, Store, Prep, and Cook Asparagus
A comprehensive produce guide that covers everything from buying and storing this vibrant spring vegetable to better ways to prepare and cook it.
Apr 17, 2020
The Best Way to Roast Frozen Vegetables
This 3-step method means perfectly crispy veggies every time.
Apr 11, 2020
My Mom Hacked Cake Mix to Make the Best Birthday Cake Ever
My mom's "legendary" birthday cake was actually doctored-up cake mix. Here's how she made It incredible.
Apr 7, 2020
5 Tips for Super-Tender, Super-Flavorful Lamb
Keep these simple tips in mind when making this show-stopper.
Apr 1, 2020
How to Know if Your Sourdough Starter Is Ready for Bread Baking
Sourdough for Beginners
There's one test that eliminates the guesswork.
Apr 2, 2020
6 Food-Stylist Tips to Make a More Beautiful Cake
Pretty Delicious
From trimming the layers to crumb-coating, here's how to create picture-perfect cakes.
Apr 1, 2020
How Do I Know If It’s Dead? And Other Sourdough Starter Questions, Answered
Sourdough for Beginners
The answers to all your burning bread-baking questions.
Mar 28, 2020
Comfort Me with Sourdough: An Absolute Beginner's Guide
Sourdough for Beginners
Our team is all-in on sourdough. Want to join us? It's the best baking adventure of all, and everything you need to get started is right here.
Mar 25, 2020
Yes, You Can Toast Nuts in the Microwave — Here's How
It takes a fraction of the time!
Mar 4, 2020
The One Ingredient That Makes French Toast So Much Better
Hint: It might be on your bar cart.
Mar 1, 2020
The Slow Cooker Stew Mistake You’re Probably Making — And How to Fix It
This gets the beef extra tender without letting the veggies fall apart.
Feb 21, 2020
Alton’s “Ooey” Brownie Trick: Bake Them *Twice*
Somewhere between hitting pause and baking twice!
Feb 20, 2020
We Tried 7 Ways of Making Long-Grain White Rice — And the Winner Genuinely Surprised Us!
My mother might disown me, as might some of my cooking buddies. But I have to report the truth, and this method simply worked beautifully.
Feb 20, 2020
You're (Probably) Cooking Your Brown Rice Wrong
Cooking brown rice like pasta results in perfectly fluffy rice every single time.
Feb 17, 2020
Has Your Cake Batter Curdled? Here’s How to Fix It
Don't toss it out! It's still salvageable.
Feb 16, 2020
This $4 Ingredient Is the Secret to the Very Best Chocolate Desserts
Taste Makers
You need this in your pantry.
Feb 10, 2020
2 Simple Reasons Your Dutch Baby Didn’t Rise — and How to Fix Them
Here's what you can do to ensure tall results.
Feb 9, 2020
This Trick for Making Heart-Shaped Cupcakes Without a Special Pan Is Ingenious
The secret is in your pantry.
Feb 5, 2020
Our Ultimate 3 Tips for Mind-Blowing Chocolate Chip Cookies
Best of Kitchn 2019
Take any recipe, add these tips, and mind-blowing chocolate cookies are yours.
Dec 30, 2019
Can You Bake Cookies in an Air Fryer? Yes! Here’s How.
This is the month when all I crave are warm, freshly baked cookies on repeat.
Dec 19, 2019
We Tried 6 Ways to Brown Pie Crust and Found a Clear Winner
Skills Showdown
We rated them based on color, sheen, and consistency of browning.
Dec 18, 2019
16 Gluten-Free Flours (and the Best Times to Use Them)
Even though the gluten-free market has come a long way, there’s still a lot to learn, if you’re trying to make the switch.
Dec 15, 2019
The Secret to an Uber-Spongy Cake Is … Ice Water
There might be some actual legit science behind why adding ice water to white cake is such a brilliant move.
Dec 13, 2019
Here’s All the Info You Need to Ship Cookies Before Christmas or Hanukkah
This year I'm not risking any late arrivals, and you don't need to either.
Dec 11, 2019
4 Tips for Making Better Beef Stew in Your Instant Pot
Even if you've made beef stew in your Dutch oven or slow cooker, you're gonna want to read this.
Dec 9, 2019
5 Savory Spices to Mix in Your Cookie Dough
A pinch of savory spice is my favorite trick for giving cookies an extra, and sometimes unexpected boost of flavor.
Dec 5, 2019
To Make All Your Holiday Baking Shine, Use Cultured Butter
One-Ingredient Upgrade
It adds a complex, almost nutty flavor to nearly any baked good.
Dec 6, 2019
The Best Way to Thaw Puff Pastry
If puff pastry isn't working for you, it may not be properly thawed.
Dec 2, 2019
A Simple and Surprising Addition to Roasted Brussels Sprouts? Grapes.
One-Ingredient Upgrade
It didn't take much to turn me into a convert.
Nov 23, 2019
This Is the Best Way to Crack an Egg
Spoiler alert: It's not on the lip of a bowl.
Nov 22, 2019
4 Tips for Making a *Much* Better Apple Pie
No more shrunken filling or soggy crusts!
Nov 14, 2019
Not Sure What to Do with Leftover Pie Dough? Make Pie Scrap Cookies.
Cookbook Club
Pie scraps can be a problem. Fortunately, the solution is delicious.
Nov 13, 2019
The 2-Ingredient Topping That Makes Every Pie Look Amazing
This little tip from Sister Pie is totally changing our baking.
Nov 11, 2019
The Secret to the Best Ever Apple Crisp? It's Actually Miso.
No, really. You've got to try this.
Oct 29, 2019
We Tried 6 Methods for Baking a Potato and Found a Clear Winner
Skills Battle
We compared the time, texture, and taste of each method.
Oct 23, 2019
7 Tips for Making Baked Apples in the Microwave
It's so much faster and easier!
Oct 22, 2019
This Woman Made Homemade Yogurt Tubes with Her Instant Pot and We’ve Never Been More Impressed
Food News
This is next-level Instant Pot usage ...
Oct 10, 2019
Fried Capers Are the Magical Flavor Sprinkles Your Meal Needs
Soggy capers are a thing of the past.
Oct 8, 2019
We Tried 5 Egg-Poaching Methods and Found 2 We Loved
Skills Battle
And none that we hated.
Oct 8, 2019