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This Brilliant Hack Will Forever Change How We Slice Pie
You'll wonder why you didn't know this sooner.
Mar 18, 2022
This Super-Easy Pie Hack Will Take the Hard Work Out of Dessert
Never spend hours baking a pie again.
Mar 11, 2022
These Super-Simple Hacks for Storing Cilantro Will Keep It Fresh for Weeks
And one tip on how to bring it back to life when it begins to wilt.
Mar 8, 2022
This Vacuum-Seal Hack Is Ridiculously Simple and Uses Two Things You Already Have
Spoiler alert: You use at least one of them every single day!
Mar 4, 2022
This Simple Method Will Give You Two-Toned Frosting for Your Baked Goods
The method is so easy, you'll wish you knew it sooner.
Mar 3, 2022
I Tried the Viral Method for Keeping Avocados from Turning Brown
The hack involves storing whole avocados in water.
Mar 3, 2022
Could You Get Sick from Reheated Leftovers? It’s Rare but Potentially Dangerous — Here’s How to Keep Yourself Safe
Illness after reheating leftovers is rare, but it’s important to take the proper safety steps every time.
Mar 2, 2022
This Tweet Explains the Difference Between Scallions, Green Onions, and Spring Onions Once and for All
While substituting one for the other won’t necessarily ruin a recipe, it is helpful to note the slight differences in case your grocery store only carries one or the other.
Mar 1, 2022
This Ingenious Bagel Shaping Hack Is Perfect for This Weekend’s At-Home Brunch
Stuffed bagels? Sign us up!
Feb 25, 2022
This Simple Hack Is a Brilliant Solution to Baking Without a Bundt Pan
No Bundt pan? No problem!
Feb 22, 2022
Here’s How You’re Really Supposed to Open a Ketchup Packet
In case you didn't know!
Feb 15, 2022
These Hacks Will Upgrade Your Frozen Dumpling Experience
A dumpling quesadilla? What a dream!
Feb 14, 2022
This Tip for Reheating Mac and Cheese Is a True Game-Changer
You can officially say bye-bye to crumbly and dry leftover mac and cheese.
Feb 2, 2022
This Is the Secret to Getting the Fluffiest Baked Potato Ever
You won't even need a knife to make it happen.
Jan 24, 2022
This Brilliant Butter-Softening Hack Will Change the Way You Bake
No more melted mess in the microwave.
Dec 29, 2021
Melissa Clark’s Leftover Chicken Thigh Soup Deserves a Spot in Your Comfort Food Rotation
It's a great way to reinvent leftovers.
Dec 14, 2021
This Deeply Satisfying Honey Measuring Hack Will Make Cleanup a Breeze
Bakers, this one’s for you.
Dec 7, 2021
These Bomb Cups Are the Only Way You Should Be Making Hot Chocolate This Season
Dipping and handling included.
Nov 19, 2021
This Pie Crust Recipe Features an Unlikely Ingredient That You’ll Want to Use Every Thanksgiving
Definitely trying this for Thanksgiving!
Nov 15, 2021
6 Reasons We All Want to Make Yasmin Fahr’s New Classic Thanksgiving Menu
"Knowing that we have these dishes and memories as kind of a rock for us, providing that security and making us feel safe, I feel like those are the things we should really go after and cherish during this time."
Nov 12, 2021
Alex Guarnaschelli’s Butter-Soaked Cheesecloth Hack Will Make Your Turkey the Star of Thanksgiving
There won't be a dry turkey in sight with this hack.
Nov 12, 2021
5 Friendsgiving Hot Pot Tips from TJ Lee and Her Food Fest Menu
"When you put a lot of time into your soup, that means you really love the people you're feeding it to."
Nov 11, 2021
These 6 Tips from Alexander Smalls’ Southern Thanksgiving Will Make Your Feast Complete
"I love it when I call people in and the table is decked with food that seduces you and makes you feel welcome. It invites you to eat it."
Nov 10, 2021
This Simple Trick Will Help You Achieve Baked Potato Perfection
One step might surprise you.
Nov 10, 2021
3 Things We Learned from Watching Dorie Greenspan Create a French-Inspired Thanksgiving Menu
“A meal progresses in a certain way. I like the idea of a meal unfolding.”
Nov 9, 2021
This Tip for Making Garlic Paste Will Keep You Stocked for Months on End
"It’s the gift I give myself.”
Oct 28, 2021
The Violent Way to “Mince” a Boatload of Ginger in 2 Seconds
It's a great way to get your anger out while you're cooking.
May 12, 2021
The Internet Can’t Get Enough of This 3-Ingredient Instant Ramen Trick
Recipe Review
It's supposed to make your ramen broth taste like it's been simmering for hours.
Apr 28, 2021
The Freezer Garlic Trick You’ll Wish You Had Known Forever Ago
A recent video on TikTok shows you how to prep and freeze a "boatload of garlic" so you'll never be without your favorite allium.
Apr 22, 2021
This “Twisted Bacon” Technique Is the Secret to Perfect Bacon
This tip is especially great for hungry families.
Apr 22, 2021
I Tried the Annoyingly Brilliant TikTok Trick for Peeling Hard-Boiled Eggs and WOW
I’ve been cooking for a long time, and nothing has delighted or surprised me as much as this technique.
Apr 15, 2021
Here’s How to Juice a Lemon Without Cutting It (Yes, It’s Possible)
All you need is a wooden skewer.
Apr 2, 2021
The Easiest Trick to Get Tomato Paste Out of the Can
I can't believe it took me so long to try this.
Apr 1, 2021
A Tiny Trick for Making Perfectly Round Cookies Every Time
All you need is a biscuit cutter.
Mar 25, 2021
Instead of Throwing Your Banana Peel Away, Use It to Make “Bacon” (Yes, Really)
Food blogger and personal chef Charles W. Hunter III recently shared his recipe for banana peel "bacon" and it's been going wild all over Twitter and Instagram.
Mar 16, 2021
The Butter Wrapper Trick You’ll Wish You Had Known Years Ago
I Tried It
Bonus: It cuts down on waste!
Mar 15, 2021
The Onion Chopping Tip You’ll Wish You Knew Years Ago (No More Tears!)
All you need is a wet paper towel.
Mar 1, 2021
We’re Completely Mesmerized by This “Envelope” Technique for Making Eggs
The video has over 40 million views on TikTok.
Feb 24, 2021
The Bad Cooking Habits That You Need to STOP Already, According to Reddit
Do you do any of these things?
Feb 24, 2021
7 Tips for Making Really Great Brownies (Unlike the Disasters You Just Saw on “The Great British Bake-Off”)
If you watched the latest episode of the Great British Bake-Off this week, you saw a brownie horror show: a whole bunch of pans filled with under-baked batter and overwrought ideas.
Feb 24, 2021
I Tried the TikTok-Famous Trick for Peeling Hard-Boiled Eggs with a Coffee Mug
Could this really be the answer to my (hard-boiled egg) dreams?
Feb 22, 2021
Gordon Ramsay’s Trick for Ultra-Thin English Pancakes
“Happy flipping.”
Feb 18, 2021
This Super Simple Trick Has Me Peeling Potatoes Faster Than Ever
This tip has almost 50,000 likes on TikTok.
Feb 17, 2021
A Brilliant Tip for Softening Butter in 2 Minutes or Less
No more buttery messes in your microwave!
Feb 12, 2021
Jacques Pépin’s One-Ingredient Trick for Thicker Soup
It's pantry-friendly, too.
Feb 11, 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
I Tried the Wooden Spoon Trick for Boiling Pasta Water, and Was Surprised by the Results
I Tried It
It's part science, part magic.
Feb 3, 2021
I Tried That Stasher Bag Trick for Making Popcorn in the Microwave and It Really Works
I Tried It
This is my new go-to method for making popcorn.
Jan 27, 2021
I Tried That Brilliant Ice Cube Trick for Reheating Rice and It Actually Works
My nightly TikTok scroll is really paying off.
Jan 22, 2021
We’re Completely Mesmerized by This Technique for Poaching 30 (!!!!) Eggs at Once
It’s both extremely confusing and totally understandable why everyone seems to be talking about this video by J. Kenji López-Alt that teaches you how to poach 30 eggs at once.
Jan 13, 2021
We’ve All Been Making Wraps Incorrectly for Our Entire Lives — This Tortilla Hack from TikTok Proves It
Last month, Samira Kazan shared an ingenious snack hack that’s already garnered thousands of likes and shares on social media: a layered quesadilla.
Jan 5, 2021
You’ve Been Grating Cheese Wrong Your Entire Life
Sorry to be the one to have to tell you.
Dec 19, 2020
A Small, Smart Tip for the Best-Looking Latkes
It apparently takes less time than traditional methods, too.
Dec 10, 2020
Ina Garten Shares Her Secret to the Crispiest, Creamiest Hash Browns
"The easiest and most delicious hash browns you’ll ever make.”
Oct 2, 2020
The Best “Weird, but Life-Changing” Cooking Hacks, According to Reddit
The thread has over 4,000 comments.
Sep 8, 2020
Air Frying Fruit Is the 5-Minute Trick to the Easiest Dessert
Turn your apples into APPLE PIE with just three ingredients.
Sep 1, 2020
I Tried Martha Stewart’s Unusual Kale Prep Hack and of Course It Works
All you need is a slotted spoon.
Aug 11, 2020
I Tried Juicing a Lemon “Butt Up” Versus the WRONG Way, and I’ll Give You One Guess as to What Happened
In a recent TikTok video with 3 million likes, a woman shows the proper way to juice your lemons and limes.
Aug 6, 2020
The Best Way to Prep Lettuce for a Salad Is by Violently Smashing It on a Table (No Really, I Swear!)
According to a now-viral TikTok video by @nutritionbabe, if you hold your romaine upright and smash the bottom against your countertop, you’ll end up with perfectly cut lettuce.
Aug 5, 2020
Are Tiny Bugs Hiding in Your Strawberries? An Expert Explains.
This video caused an uproar on TikTok, but don’t panic.
May 28, 2020
Alton Brown’s Unusual Method for Cooking the Best Burgers Ever
Alton Brown said that if the world was about to end, he would calmly walk into the kitchen and make this cheeseburger.
May 27, 2020
What Is Ranch Water? (And Why Is It So Hot Right Now?)
No, it has nothing to do with the salad dressing.
May 20, 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