Over-Easy vs Sunny-Side-Up Eggs: What's the Difference?Skills
You'll get a runny yolk either way.
This Is the Only Way to Caramelize OnionsSkills
Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
More Than A Fancy Cooking Technique, Deglazing Brings the Flavor
Tips From The Kitchn
This fancy sounding technique isn't as hard as you might think and once you master it, you can build lots of flavor.
25 Delicious Ways to Use Leftover BiscuitsSkills
If there’s one time I always wish for leftovers, it’s when I make biscuits. In fact, a good strategy is to always make extra so you never have to worry about that problem. But once you’ve had your fill of them reheated with a generous spread of butter or fruit jam, try one of these clever ways to use up leftover biscuits instead.
The 5 Best Types of Bread for a Grilled CheeseSkills
It’s just as important as the cheese.
The Ingenious Nutella Baking Hack for Outrageously Good CookiesSkills
Take your chocolate chip cookies up a notch.
How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs (Using Ingredients You Already Have at Home!)
How To
Skip the food coloring and drugstore kits — and do this instead.
Wait, What Exactly Is a Flat White? And How Is It Different From a Latte?Skills
Unless you work in specialty coffee — or come from or have spent time in New Zealand or Australia — I will bet that a few years ago, you had never heard of a flat white. Our friends Down Under have been drinking flat whites for years, but even within the coffee world there tends to be some confusion as to what “exactly” they really are.
Mar 12, 2024
The Easiest Way to Cut a PineappleSkills
Why pay for pre-cut?
Mar 11, 2024
The 4 Best Types of Bread for Delicious French ToastSkills
The right slice can make or break your next brunch.
Mar 9, 2024
Can You Freeze Potato Soup?Skills
Your future self will thank you.
Mar 1, 2024
5 Tips for Thickening Slow Cooker Soups, Stews, and SaucesSkills
Because it's officially slow cooker soup season!
Feb 28, 2024
The Best Ways to Reheat Leftover PizzaSkills
No soggy crusts here!
Feb 23, 2024
The Brilliant Little Tip That Makes My Rice Krispies Treats LegendarySkills
I could eat a whole pan of these gooey treats.
Feb 22, 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
I Tried 7 Ways to Thicken Soup and the Winner Won By a LandslideSkills
It was unbelievably creamy.
Jan 24, 2024
What Time Does Brunch Technically Start, Anyway?Skills
Plus, what to serve.
Jan 10, 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
Ina Garten Swears by This One-Ingredient Dessert HackSkills
Find it in the freezer aisle.
Dec 27, 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
Why You Should Think Twice Before Leaving Out Soup OvernightSkills
If you’ve ever intentionally or accidentally left a soup or stock in the pot overnight, you’ve probably wondered if it is still safe to eat after reheating. Harold McGee had the same question, especially when he heard about the food writer Michael Ruhlman’s practice of using stock from a pot left out all week. He talked to a food safety expert to find out if reboiled stock is still safe to eat when you leave it out for one night — or even several days.
Dec 18, 2023
Here's How to Tell When Homemade Bread Is DoneSkills
How can you tell if something is done if you can’t take a peek inside while it’s actually cooking? When it comes to bread, there are actually a few ways to make sure your lovely loaf is perfectly baked, every time! To see if your bread is done, insert an instant-read thermometer into the center of the loaf. (If you go at an angle and through the side or bottom, you can minimize the visual evidence!) Most breads are finished baking at about 190°.
Dec 18, 2023
This "Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board" Will Make You Holiday Party MVPSkills
O charcuterie tree, O charcuterie tree!
Dec 15, 2023
I Tried “Cheater Focaccia” Using This Frozen Shortcut, and It’s Honestly IncredibleSkills
Kneading or rising? Never heard of them.
Dec 7, 2023
We Tried 8 Methods of Cooking Bacon and Found an Absolute Winner
Skills Showdown
A lot of the methods were great, but only one rated a 10/10.
Nov 27, 2023
How To Reheat Turkey So It Never Dries It OutSkills
Every year, we look forward to the pure post-Thanksgiving joy that is turkey leftovers. But did you know there’s a right way to reheat turkey? Here, we’ll cover the best way to reheat your leftover turkey to keep it as moist and delicious as possible. And if “best” translates to “fastest” for you, we have some guidelines for microwaving those leftovers, too. As a rule of thumb, leftovers should be heated the same way that they were cooked.
Oct 24, 2023
The Easiest Way to Carve a TurkeySkills
It's time to learn, once and for all.
Nov 1, 2023
The One Ingredient I Add to Gravy That Makes It Unbelievably BetterSkills
It’s probably hiding in the back of your fridge.
Nov 20, 2023
The One Ingredient That Will Guarantee Impossibly Creamy GravySkills
Plus, seven more strategies to combat runny gravy.
Nov 17, 2023
The 5 Key Steps to Stretching Pizza DoughSkills
Dough not fear the pizza dough.
Nov 14, 2023
11 Best Breads for Thanksgiving Stuffing, According to ChefsSkills
Pro tip: Never toss those leftover bagels.
Nov 13, 2023
This Old-School Italian Party Trick Makes Red Wine So Much BetterSkills
If you don’t love red wine, you will after this.
Nov 13, 2023
4 Signs Your Pumpkin Pie is Ready to Come Out of the OvenSkills
Give it a nice wiggle to see if it's ready to be served.
Nov 8, 2023
How to Make and Store All Your Thanksgiving Pies Ahead of TimeSkills
Making your Thanksgiving pies ahead of time can be a lifesaver, but there's a right and wrong way to do it.
Oct 26, 2023
Can You Freeze Gravy?Skills
Good gravy, especially one made with drippings from a Thanksgiving turkey, is magical. If you’re like me and love gravy but don’t make it that often, leftover gravy is a bit like liquid gold — I don’t want to waste a single drop. But, you may be wondering, can you freeze gravy? And how long can you store it in the fridge? Here are the best ways to store the gravy depending on when you plan to enjoy it, plus some suggestions for using it up!
Oct 25, 2023
What Is a Continental Breakfast?Skills
Chances are you’ve stayed at a hotel and had the opportunity to try out the continental breakfast at some point in your life. During your stay, however, you’ve probably spent some time wondering what exactly a continental breakfast is or what does it even mean for a breakfast to be “continental”?While it may depend on the hotel itself, in general a continental breakfast typically comes with a set list of expectations.
Oct 25, 2023
What Are Kettle Chips Exactly? Skills
What makes a kettle chip a “kettle chip” as opposed to any other kind of chip? This was the core of a debate that took place in our house over the weekend. The primary difference between regular chips and kettle chips is the processing method. Regular chips are continually cooked at a steady temperature all at once whereas kettle chips are cooked in batches. Kettle chips are also usually cut thicker than regular potato chips, which makes them crunchier.
Oct 19, 2023
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Mashed PotatoesSkills
For your best mashed potatoes yet.
Oct 19, 2023
How to Freeze and Reheat Mashed PotatoesSkills
Yes, you can freeze mashed potatoes. Here's how.
Oct 18, 2023
What’s the Real Difference Between Stuffing and Dressing?Skills
Get it right before the big feast.
Oct 18, 2023
This Is the Only Way You Should Be Storing BreadSkills
We're talking more than two weeks of fresh slices.
Oct 6, 2023
8 Easy Ways to Thicken ChiliSkills
Nobody wants a thin chili because, honestly, then it's really just soup!
Oct 4, 2023
8 Easy Ways to Thicken ChiliSkills
Nobody wants a thin chili because, honestly, then it's really just soup!
Oct 4, 2023
So What Exactly Is a Casserole?Skills
A category so widespread that it has a dish named after it, casseroles can be surprisingly hard to define. That said, you likely have some questions in mind, such as “What is a casserole, exactly?” and “How is a casserole different from any other meal prepared in a baking dish?” Well, the answer isn’t so straightforward. In fact, how one defines a casserole could depend on where they’re from.
Oct 4, 2023
This Famous Italian Restaurant's Crouton Hack Will Change How You Make SaladSkills
Yes, you'll be excited to dig in.
Oct 3, 2023
People Are Just Discovering What the Color of Twist Ties on Bread Actually MeanSkills
They're color-coded for a very important reason.
Oct 3, 2023
20 Types of Bread You Should KnowSkills
How many can you name off the top of your head?
Sep 28, 2023
How to Cut a Bell Pepper for Any RecipeSkills
Here’s how to dice, chop, mince, and everything between!
Sep 21, 2023
7 Ways to Open a Bottle Without a Bottle OpenerSkills
You might be surprised by some of these!
Sep 15, 2023
This Is the Best Way to Keep Apples from BrowningSkills
It's way better than lemon water!
Sep 1, 2023
How to Properly Freeze Eggplant Skills
The methods are super simple!
Aug 26, 2023
How to Cut Eggplant for Any RecipeSkills
It’s the first step to your best-ever eggplant Parm!
Aug 25, 2023
Everything You Should Know About Cherry PeppersSkills
The peculiar yet delicious pepper you need in your life.
Aug 24, 2023
How To Bake Store-Bought Frozen Puff PastrySkills
Store-bought frozen puff pastry is a lifesaver any time of year, but especially as we move into the busy holiday season. With a package or two stashed in the freezer, I know a quick baked brie for visiting guests or plate of mini-quiche appetizers for a potluck is only a few steps away — and the empty, crumb-filled plates at the end of the night speak for themselves. If you’ve never used frozen puff pastry before, let me assure you that it couldn’t be easier.
Aug 23, 2023
How To Freeze Pizza DoughSkills
So, you’ve whipped up a batch of homemade pizza dough, and you’ve made a couple of spectacularly good homemade pizzas. But your household is small, and you don’t want to eat pizza for days. What can you do with all that leftover dough? Freeze it, of course! It’s simple as 1-2-3, and then you can have pizza on the spur of the moment next week. Here’s how to freeze pizza dough.
Aug 18, 2023
The Only Way to Cut a CantaloupeSkills
Go on, get confident.
Aug 17, 2023
A Case for Baking-Sheet SaladsSkills
It's infinitely better than a bowl (or a mason jar!).
Aug 12, 2023
I Tried the Viral Cinnamon Toast with Cottage Cheese and It’s the Sweetest Way to Start the DaySkills
The whipped cottage cheese is a game-changer.
Aug 8, 2023
How To Slice an AvocadoSkills
Slicing an avocado is a simple technique that requires minimal knife skills and just a few seconds of your time.
Aug 7, 2023
“Edge-to-Edge” Breakfast Quesadillas Are My New Favorite Way to Start the DaySkills
My go-to, under-10-minute breakfast.
Jul 28, 2023
The Best Topping for Ice Cream Sundaes, According to Pastry Chef Christina Tosi
Groceries
“It delivers big on flavor and comfort.”
Jul 15, 2023
The Secret to an Uber-Spongy Cake Is … Ice WaterSkills
There might be some actual legit science behind why adding ice water to white cake is such a brilliant move.
Jul 14, 2023
Coffee Cake Tip: Two Loaf Pans = One Baking DishSkills
We have a favorite sour cream-pecan coffee cake that is made in a loaf pan, as so many breakfast breads and coffee cakes are. It makes two loaf pans, specifically. But we only have one loaf pan, and we needed to bake the whole batch of batter quickly for a crowd.The solution? A 9×13 baking dish. The batter that fills two loaf pans is perfect for one baking dish.
Jun 29, 2023
How To Use a Vanilla BeanSkills
Vanilla beans are magical. Not only do they look like fairy wands and have an aroma that always brings me to a standstill, but these beans have the ability to transform scoops of ice cream into childhood memories and dishes of crème brûlée into marriage proposals. Using them is easy; wait to scrape the seeds out of the vanilla pod until you’re ready to use them. They are definitely not to be squandered or taken for granted.
Jun 4, 2023
People Are Just Discovering the Secret Ingredient That Makes NYC Cream Cheese So SuperiorSkills
Ever wonder why the cream cheese in NYC delis is so delightfully fluffy? This is it.
Jun 2, 2023