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Learn how to cook with step-by-step guides from the Taste of Home Test Kitchen. Our experts will walk you through the techniques you need to master must-try dishes and desserts.

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    How to Cook Corn on the Cob, 7 Ways

    Preparing this summer staple doesn't have to be a challenge. We share everything you need to know about how to cook corn on the cob. Pick your favorite of seven different methods!

    How to Make a Colorful Crudités Platter

    Turn veggies and dip into a striking crudités platter with our step-by-step guide.

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    How to Cook Frozen Salmon

    Learn how to cook frozen salmon in the oven, a pan, the air fryer, on the grill and in the...

    What Is Vodka Butter? Plus How to Make This Trendy Spread

    This lush, easy-to-make recipe is a great first bite to serve at parties and gatherings

    How to Make Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

    There's nothing quite like easy soup recipes on busy nights. Warm up your kitchen and kick up the flavor in...

    How to Make Ted Lasso’s Biscuit Recipe

    Ted Lasso's biscuit recipe is just as enchanting as he is.

    How to Make Amish Chicken and Noodles

    Grab your Dutch oven and a few simple ingredients for this cozy Amish noodle dish.

    I Made Ina Garten’s Chocolate Pecan Scones—and I Can’t Wait to Make Them Again

    This buttery scone recipe from Ina Garten is loaded with toasty pecans and chocolate chunks.

    Here’s How to Make a Poached Egg in the Air Fryer

    Such an easy trick for anyone who struggles with poached eggs on the stove.

    How to Make Chocolate Magic Cake

    One batter, two bowls, three layers: Now that's what we call magic—chocolate magic cake, that is!

    The Best P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe

    This is the only recipe you'll ever need to make a perfect copycat version of P.F. Chang's Mongolian beef at...

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    We Tried the Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies That People Can’t Stop Talking About

    There's a reason this recipe for pumpkin cheesecake cookies has gone viral. Learn how to make them at home.

    These Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites Are Pure Cheesy Heaven

    Make Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites at home with this easy recipe that uses just a few simple ingredients.

    How to Make Taylor Swift’s Recipe for Chai Cookies

    Soft, buttery cookies with plenty of sugar and spice? Taylor Swift's chai cookies are sure to be a hit.

    How to Make Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

    Instant Pot mashed potatoes are rich and creamy enough for a holiday side—but fast enough to prepare on a weeknight,...

    How to Make Spicy Pickles

    These easy spicy pickles are great for snacking and will amp up any sandwich or charcuterie board. No...

    I Made the Pioneer Woman’s Mashed Potatoes, and They’re the Creamiest Ever

    Ree Drummond swears by this recipe, and she's never steered us wrong. So we tried the Pioneer Woman Mashed Potatoes...

    How to Frost a Bundt Cake

    Don't settle for a plain ol' Bundt. Learn how to frost a Bundt cake with three techniques that add...

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    How to Make a Simple 5-Ingredient Pineapple Margarita

    This is the drink we're sippin' all summer long.

    How to Make a Simple 5-Ingredient Pineapple Margarita

    This is the drink we're sippin' all summer long.

    How to Make Chantilly Cake

    You've never tasted a cake like this (unless you're from New Orleans).

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    How to Cook a Ham Perfectly Every Time

    Our Test Kitchen experts share their best tips and tricks for how to cook a ham for holidays and...

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    How to Smoke a Ham

    Give that grocery store ham an upgrade! This smoked ham recipe has lots of hickory flavor and is finished with...

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    How to Make a Vertical Cake Roll

    You've made sheet cakes and cupcakes and layer cakes before. Now it's time to level up and learn how to...

    How to Make Vietnamese Coffee (Cà Phê)

    The magic of the Robusta bean is revealed! Vietnamese coffee, or cà phê, is what you've been missing from your...

    How to Remove Seeds from a Pomegranate

    This doesn't have to be a dreaded kitchen task.

    How to Make Beef Empanadas

    Our Chilean-inspired beef empanada recipe is a great place to start when learning how to make beef...

    How to Make a Custard Square, the Most Popular Dessert in New Zealand

    Learn how to make custard square, a uniquely New Zealand dessert featuring flaky puff pastry and creamy vanilla custard.