All the Different Types of Paprika — Plus How to Use ThemSkills
They each have their own distinct flavor.
Over-Easy vs Sunny-Side-Up Eggs: What's the Difference?Skills
You'll get a runny yolk either way.
10 Spring Vegetables and How to Use ThemSkills
Make the most of your farmers market haul.
4 Ways to Use Fennel Stalks and FrondsSkills
The flavor goes all the way up!
The Easiest Way to Freeze RhubarbSkills
So you can enjoy it anytime of year.
Tamari vs. Soy Sauce: What's the Difference?Skills
It's not just wheat.
11 Types of Oranges (and How to Use Them!)Skills
The season isn’t over yet!
What Are Chicories Anyways?Skills
We explain.
What Is Rhubarb? Everything You Should KnowSkills
It's great for more than pie.
May 1, 2024
You Can't Ripen a Pineapple (No Matter What Everyone Says)Skills
Put away that paper bag; it’s not going to help.
Apr 30, 2024
This Is the Only Way to Caramelize OnionsSkills
Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Apr 29, 2024
You've Been Cutting a Jalapeño Wrong Your Entire LifeSkills
Burning hands, begone.
Apr 29, 2024
3 Ways to Cut an Orange for All Your Snacking, Salad, and Cooking NeedsSkills
Even you — yes, you — can pull off that fancy orange supreme trick.
Apr 25, 2024
Why I'll Never Drain Canned Beans AgainSkills
Sometimes being lazy is better.
Apr 24, 2024
The Best Substitute for Lime Juice (Plus 6 More Options)Skills
No, it’s not just lemons.
Apr 24, 2024
What Is Açai? Everything to Know About the SuperfoodSkills
You can use them for more than your breakfast bowl.
Apr 22, 2024
The Best Way to Fry Eggs (I Tested 8 Methods!)Skills
The winner was a surprise.
Apr 18, 2024
6 Types of Honey, ExplainedSkills
There’s more to honey than just bees.
Apr 17, 2024
Everything You Need to Know About Spring OnionsSkills
Hint: two of them are the same!
Apr 12, 2024
I Just Learned the "Most Wild" Way to Peel an Egg Without Using My FingersSkills
You’ll never waste time hunched over the trash again.
Apr 11, 2024
4 Popular Types of Lentils, ExplainedSkills
We can’t pick a favorite.
Apr 10, 2024
My Grandma's Unexpectedly Delicious Meatball Trick I've Been Doing for 15 YearsSkills
I guarantee it’s already in your spice cabinet.
Apr 10, 2024
What Is Pickling Salt? (And Do You Really Need to Use It?)Skills
Salt is one of the key ingredients in the pickling process, but does it matter which salt you use? Can you just use the salt that’s already in your pantry? Some recipes call for something called “pickling salt” — what makes pickling salt special? Here’s what you need to know. Pickling salt — sometimes called canning salt or preserving salt — is pure granulated salt (sodium chloride).
Apr 9, 2024
Persian vs. English Cucumbers: Here's the Real DifferenceSkills
They’re both great — but they're not the same.
Apr 8, 2024
How to Cut Carrots Like a ProSkills
There's so much more than the basic slice.
Mar 28, 2024
What Are Sweetbreads? (Plus How to Cook Them)Skills
Spoiler, they're not bread.
Mar 28, 2024
My Brilliant Brunch Trick for Making Bacon Taste as Good as a RestaurantSkills
All it takes is two ingredients that you already have.
Mar 28, 2024
This TikTok "No-Peel" Hard-Boiled Egg Hack Is BrilliantSkills
You'll never make egg salad the same way again.
Mar 28, 2024
Jalapeño vs. Serrano Peppers: What’s the Difference?Skills
We break down these two little green hot peppers.
Mar 26, 2024
What Are Pimento Peppers Anyway?Skills
They're more than just cheese dip.
Mar 25, 2024
My Brilliant Hack for Making Canned Beans Taste As Good as a RestaurantSkills
It’s 100x better than store-bought.
Mar 20, 2024
Martha Stewart Just Taught Me Her Secret to Her "Favorite" Tuna SaladSkills
It’s a little thing that makes a huge difference.
Mar 20, 2024
Cage-Free vs. Free-Range vs. Pasture-Raised: How to Decode Egg CartonsSkills
An egg-cellent explainer.
Mar 20, 2024
The One-Ingredient Ground Beef Trick For Better BrowningSkills
You’ll never cook ground beef without it again.
Mar 18, 2024
What's the Difference Between Mozzarella and Burrata?Skills
We break down the differences and which cheese to use when.
Mar 13, 2024
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.
Mar 13, 2024
The Easiest Way to Cut a PineappleSkills
Why pay for pre-cut?
Mar 11, 2024
What's the Difference Between Baby Back Ribs and Spareribs?Skills
When summer grilling season approaches, it’s fun to explore all sorts of tasty cuts of meat. Though grilled hot dogs and grilled burgers will always be great go-tos, pork ribs are always a treat. Low and slow cooked pork ribs are great for a backyard BBQ, especially when served with fun sides like bacon BBQ baked beans and classic potato salad.Let’s take a look at the two most commonly sold types of ribs: baby back ribs and St. Louis-style spareribs.
Mar 7, 2024
What is Corned Beef?Skills
Here's a hint: There's no corn in it.
Mar 7, 2024
The Best Cheese for Restaurant-Quality Pizza at HomeSkills
Never make a subpar pizza at home again.
Feb 29, 2024
The 3 Best Cuts of Beef for Tender Pot RoastSkills
Choosing the right cut can make or break the dish.
Feb 27, 2024
The Very Best Way to Clean StrawberriesSkills
It's easier than you might think and takes almost no time.
Feb 26, 2024
You've Been Storing Cucumbers Wrong Your Entire LifeSkills
They stay crunchy-fresh for over two weeks.
Feb 24, 2024
The Best Ways to Reheat Leftover PizzaSkills
No soggy crusts here!
Feb 23, 2024
My Grandma's 37-Year-Old Secret for More Flavorful RiceSkills
Add these two ingredients and you'll never look back.
Feb 22, 2024
The Secret to Stopping Burning Hands After You Cut Hot PeppersSkills
Relief for jalapeño hands is right in your pantry.
Feb 21, 2024
7 Different Types of Cabbage and How to Cook ThemSkills
Plus, we've got perfect recipes to get started.
Feb 20, 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
We Tested 5 Methods for Reheating Steak and the Winner Kept It So JuicySkills
This two-step method won, hands-down.
Feb 9, 2024
How to Cut FennelSkills
An easy, step-by-step guide.
Feb 13, 2024
I Tried 7 Ways to Cook Lobster Tail, and the Winner Is Absolutely FoolproofSkills
You’ll never boil it again.
Feb 10, 2024
How to Peel Pearl Onions Skills
The best way to peel pearl onions is also the easiest and the fastest.
Feb 8, 2024
How to Perfectly Reheat Rotisserie Chicken Every TimeSkills
Juicy and tender.
Jan 25, 2024
6 Ways to Tenderize a Tough Cut of Meat Skills
Tough cuts of meat, like chuck roast, brisket, hanger steak, and flank steak, aren’t just cheaper than their leaner counterparts — when cooked just right, they deliver even more flavor. But oftentimes, you need to prep the meat for the best results! From a long, slow cook to the power of a brine, here are six ways to get the job done. Pounding softens and tenderizes meat, making it easier to cut and eat.
Jan 17, 2024
The 13 Spiciest Peppers in the World, Ranked from Hotter to HottestSkills
Grab some milk — things are about to heat up.
Jan 17, 2024
We Tried 7 Methods for Storing Bananas and Found a Clear WinnerSkills
We're never going back.
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
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
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
The Surprising Reason Why Caviar Is So ExpensiveSkills
The hefty price tag, explained.
Dec 15, 2023
What Does a Gram of Sugar, Salt, or Fat Really Look Like?Skills
I always check nutrition labels when I’m at the grocery store and use them to help pick the best option among the variety of pre-packaged foods I purchase. I check sugar, salt, and fat contents, but to me all those numbers (measured in grams) are an abstract relative. What does a gram of sugar—or salt, or fat—really look like?
Dec 14, 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
You've Been Breading Chicken WrongSkills
It’s time to drop the three-part setup.
Dec 12, 2023
How to Cut Any Meat Across the GrainSkills
You’ve probably read in recipes and heard again and again that you should slice steak and other cuts of meat against grain. But what exactly is “the grain,” and why is it so important to slice against it? Oh, and how do you even know what it looks like?The grain refers to the direction that the muscle fibers are aligned, and it is important to cut against it so that your meat is easier to chew.
Dec 8, 2023
My Surprising One-Ingredient Party Trick for Serving Goat CheeseSkills
It's probably hiding in your pantry!
Dec 8, 2023