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.
What Are Chicories Anyways?Skills
We explain.
What Is Rhubarb? Everything You Should KnowSkills
It's great for more than pie.
This Is the Only Way to Caramelize OnionsSkills
Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Everything You Need to Know About Spring OnionsSkills
Hint: two of them are the same!
Apr 12, 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 Pimento Peppers Anyway?Skills
They're more than just cheese dip.
Mar 25, 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
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
How to Cut FennelSkills
An easy, step-by-step guide.
Feb 13, 2024
How to Peel Pearl Onions Skills
The best way to peel pearl onions is also the easiest and the fastest.
Feb 8, 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
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
The Surprising Ingredient That Makes Latkes Way CrispierSkills
Nope, it’s not in the baking aisle.
Dec 8, 2023
16 Types of Potatoes, ExplainedSkills
There are three main types of potatoes to choose from at the store: starchy, waxy, and those in between (which are referred to as “all-purpose”). The trick is knowing which potato works best in which circumstance. Consider this a user’s guide to the all the different types of potatoes you can think of. We break down which potato is best for baking, boiling, roasting, and more.Starchy potatoes are great for baking, frying, and mashing.
Dec 5, 2023
The 8 Best Potatoes for RoastingSkills
“It’s not always easy to figure out which potatoes to use for what,” writes Deborah Madison in Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone. Some 25 years after the book was published, those words still ring true, especially when you consider the range of conventional and heirloom potato varieties available at supermarkets and farm stands. The best potatoes for roasting, baking, mashing, and frying aren’t always interchangeable.
Nov 17, 2023
Here’s How Long to Boil Potatoes for Perfect Mashed PotatoesSkills
Don’t overcook them!
Nov 20, 2023
Ina Garten Just Taught Me the Easiest Way to Mash PotatoesSkills
I’m a believer.
Nov 20, 2023
3 Rules for Making the Absolute Best Mashed Potatoes
Happy Hosting!
Number two is a total game-changer.
Nov 19, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About UbeSkills
The purple root vegetable is becoming super popular for a reason.
Nov 9, 2023
How to Thicken Your Mashed Potatoes When They Go Runny on YouSkills
This is an easy fix.
Nov 6, 2023
To Carve Pumpkins Safely, You Only Need These Two ToolsSkills
While those inexpensive pumpkin carving kits you see at the grocery store may seem appealing, they're actually not your best bet.
Oct 24, 2023
What’s Actually in Your Canned Pumpkin Purée?Skills
Don't worry, it is still delicious.
Oct 20, 2023
What Is an Endive and How Do You Cook With It?Skills
Serve them at your next party!
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
We Tried 7 Ways of Storing Potatoes and the Winner Outlasted Them All For MonthsSkills
Here’s to the humble, dependable spud. It has to be one of the top kitchen staples of all time, loved for its versatility — giving us creamy mashes, comforting hashes, cheesy gratins, crisp fries, crunchy chips, fluffy bakes to load with butter and sour cream, and much more. We tend to take this kitchen stalwart for granted, stashing it in the pantry with little care and expecting it to be there at our beck and call. But that doesn’t always pan out.
Oct 16, 2023
How to Cut and Peel a Butternut SquashSkills
It can be daunting to face a butternut squash. Learn how to cut butternut squash in four easy steps.
Oct 4, 2023
Tomatillos vs. Green Tomatoes: What's the Difference?Skills
They may look similar, but they're indeed different. Here's what you should know.
Oct 4, 2023
What Are Cremini Mushrooms? Skills
In addition to white button, cremini mushrooms are likely the most popular mushrooms you buy when at the store — and there’s a reason for that. These popular mushrooms, which have a size similar to white button mushrooms but resemble portobellos mushrooms, are super versatile in the kitchen.Though cremini mushroom are easy to find, you may be wondering what exactly cremini mushrooms are and how much do they differ from other common varieties. Here’s what you need to know.
Oct 4, 2023
How to Tell How Many Potatoes Are in a PoundSkills
An easy formula that doesn't require a scale!
Oct 4, 2023
12 Fall Vegetables Our Editors Love to CookSkills
It’s always sad to see ripe summer vegetables fade out, but there is excitement that comes in with the even more interesting and complex vegetables of fall. While there is a plethora of produce available once September rolls around, it’s helpful to have a guide to all the fall vegetables at the store. Luckily, we’ve rounded up 12 fall vegetables you should be on the lookout for this season.
Oct 4, 2023
How to Cut a Bell Pepper for Any RecipeSkills
Here’s how to dice, chop, mince, and everything between!
Sep 21, 2023
How to Freeze Corn So You Can Enjoy a Taste of Summer Year RoundSkills
When you finally get tired of eating fresh summer corn, freeze it.
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
3 Rules for Making the Absolute Best Tomato ToastSkills
Take yours to the next level by doing this one thing.
Aug 19, 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
Why You Might Want to Take It Slow With SunchokesSkills
Sunchokes, also known as Jerusalem artichokes, are a funny-looking tuber with a delicate, artichoke-like flavor, and they have been growing in popularity in recent years, popping up at farmers markets and on restaurant menus around the country. But before you go on a sunchoke binge, you should know its unofficial nickname: the Fartichoke.
Jul 25, 2023
How To Chop, Dice, and Mince an OnionSkills
There are very few savory recipes that don’t begin with a chopped onion or that contain minced herbs or garlic. For a new cook, terms like “medium chop” or “small dice” can be confusing. Medium compared to what? How small is small? And how much trouble can you get into if you small chop something when the recipe says to mince?
Jul 7, 2023
What Is Fennel, and How Do I Use It?Skills
Q: I keep hearing how fennel is in season. What is it, and what are innovative ways to use it?Sent by BrieEditor: Brie, fennel is a bulbous vegetable with a tall, wispy, fronded top that looks rather like dill. The fronds can be used in salads, but the main attraction of fennel is the bulb itself. It’s very firm and crunchy, and it tastes a bit like licorice and anise. It has a fresh, bright taste and it’s one of our favorite vegetables for salads and slaws.
May 3, 2023
Smart Tip: Get Corn Off the Cob Using a Bundt PanSkills
Behold, a potentially life-changing video from Saveur that helps you get corn off the cob quickly and easily and makes excellent use of a multi-tasting bundt pan! I can’t believe I missed this video when it came out last year, but it’s never too late to learn a brilliant kitchen trick. As shown in the video, a bundt pan helps hold the cob in place and neatly catches corn kernels and milk as you shave them to use in salads, dessert, juice, and more.
May 3, 2023
The 5 Brassica Vegetables You’re Not Eating Enough OfSkills
We don’t use the term brassica often, but we’re definitely familiar with the hearty veggies that live in this family, with broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage being the most popular. But don’t stop there. From rutabaga to turnips, here are five brilliant brassicas to work into your meal plan right now. While turnips are available year-round, you’ll notice they’re making a big appearance is CSA boxes right now and will again in the springtime.
May 3, 2023
5 Ways to Make a Meal Out of Frozen Hash BrownsSkills
Of all the ingredients in all the world, potatoes happen to be my favorite. Fried, mashed, and nestled under a roasting chicken, I love them no matter the preparation. I even love them frozen. And that’s because, when it comes to making a quick, filling snack, there’s no better item to have on hand than shredded hash browns. Frozen hash browns have chameleon-like properties. When fried or baked, they add a surprising pop of crunch to an otherwise texture-less dish.
May 1, 2023
What’s the Difference Between White and Green Asparagus?Skills
Long, tender green spears of asparagus are a spring favorite. We wait all winter for the first glimpse of them at the farmers market, but its pale sibling, white asparagus, doesn’t get quite the same fanfare — at least not in North America. In Europe, its appearance is perhaps even more celebrated. Beyond the obvious difference in color, what exactly is the difference between white and green asparagus?
Apr 16, 2023
The 10 Best Shallot Substitutes to Use Skills
Out of shallots? You have options! Learn the best substitutes for everyone’s favorite allium.
Mar 31, 2023
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.
Mar 8, 2023
What Is a Watermelon Radish: The Cinderella of Root VegetablesSkills
Here's how to use this pretty radish.
Mar 1, 2023
How to Use Radish Greens for Zero-Waste DeliciousnessSkills
Making our springy asparagus, radish, and mint salad or tossing radishes with farro and goat cheese? Or maybe you’re slicing a few to dip into salted butter on a crudités platter. Whatever you’re making, don’t toss those radish greens! You can eat them. That’s right. If you’ve always chucked the tops into the compost or the garbage you may be curious enough to give them a try. Here are 6 ways you can use radish greens.
Mar 1, 2023
How to Cut Cabbage for Any RecipeSkills
Follow this visual guide to learn the best way to cut cabbage for your recipe.
Feb 7, 2023
How To Shred Cabbage: A Step-by-Step GuideSkills
Read more to learn how to shred cabbage properly.
Feb 2, 2023
These 2 Ingredients Will Give You the Crispiest Fried Chicken EverSkills
And you may already have them in your kitchen!
Jan 24, 2023
This Ingenious Hack Makes Slicing Onions a BreezeSkills
It's so easy!
Jan 19, 2023
We Tried 8 Methods for Crispy Brussels Sprouts and Found a Fuss-Free WinnerSkills
This is absolutely the best method for the crispiest, crunchiest, and most tender sprouts!
Jan 9, 2023