Home & Living
Make your home the coziest place on the block with our best cleaning, decorating and entertaining ideas for the whole family.
The Most Common Types of Grills, Explained
In the market for a new grill? We're cookin' up some recommendations for the most popular types of grills.
The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Buying Vanilla
The type of vanilla you buy can have a big impact on your cooking. Learn all about vanilla extract ingredients...
Are You Making This Mistake With Your Kids’ Chicken Nuggets?
You know—and love—frozen chicken nuggets as a convenient dinner for the kids. Just be sure you're making 'em the right...
Are You Choosing the Right Type of Shrimp for Your Recipes?
There are many types of shrimp available but not all are quite the same. Find out what shrimp—or prawns—are right...
What’s the Difference Between Steel Cut and Quick-Cook Oats?
Navigate the breakfast aisle like a pro.
10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Oven
You probably hardly think about throwing a tray of frozen chicken into the oven or never cleaning the oven knobs—but...
8 Ways to Perk up Your Ice Cubes
Use our ice cube ideas to add a spark to your favorite drink with fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables or...
10 Cooking Tools You Can Get Cheap at the Hardware Store
Find better quality cooking and entertaining items at the hardware store. Eschew the froufrou!
How to Pick the Best Green Beans
Here's what to look for when choosing the perfect green beans for a fresh summer potluck.
How to Pick the Best Sweet Corn
Picking the freshest corn at a grocery store or farmer's stand might be even easier than you'd think.
9 Secrets for Keeping Cold Food Fresh All Day Long
Keeping your potluck salads, sides and fresh vegetables cold during a picnic can be tricky. Here's how to keep even...
How to Clean the “Dirty Dozen” Fruits and Vegetables
The "Dirty Dozen" refers to 12 fruits and vegetables most likely to be covered in pesticide residue. (Yuck!) Here's how...
8 Secrets to Making Hot and Crispy Grilled Pizza
Want to learn how to grill pizza? Follow these tips and you'll never order take-out again!
What’s the Best Type of Vanilla Extract?
Not all vanillas are created equal, but they are for the most part all equally delicious when used correctly. Here's...
What’s in Season? Our Favorite Summer Produce and How to Cook With It
Learn what's in season this summer. This guide will teach you what produce is at its peak—plus how to buy,...
Here’s How to Make a Smoker With Your Grill
Looking for a shortcut to smokey, authentic barbecue? We'll show you how to make a smoker out of your grill and...
This Simple Trick Makes Baking in Bulk So Much Easier
No room for your fresh-baked goods to cool? This ingenious idea saves the day.
10 Reasons Why You Need Anchovies in Your Life
Make your friends and family puzzle over your secret ingredient. Go on. Give anchovies a try. You'll wonder how you...
How to Measure Without Measuring Cups
You can still cook when your measuring cup is nowhere to be found. Here's how to measure without measuring cups...
This Is Why We Always Put a Bay Leaf in Our Soup
Many recipes call for you to add a single bay leaf to soups or sauces, only to take it back...
How to Reheat Pasta So It’s as Good as Day One
Kiss mushy, gluey pasta goodbye with our top tips for how to reheat your noodles.