Test Kitchen Tips
Our Test Kitchen is full of culinary experts who have picked up plenty of handy tricks and techniques over the years. Check out our favorite cooking tips that’ll make cooking and baking at home easier than ever.
Which Type of Yeast Is Best for Your Bread?
Active or rapid rise? Fresh or instant? Find out which yeast is best for your homemade bread recipes.
How to Freeze Yeast Dough
Good news, bakers: You can prep and freeze yeast dough before baking it. We'll walk you through two ways to...
Can You Freeze Muffins? Yes—Here’s How
Can you freeze muffins? How long will they keep? We answer these questions and more in our simple guide.
How to Proof Bread When It’s Cold Outside (and Inside!)
Follow along as we break down how to proof bread from scratch—along with answering your burning bread proofing questions.
9 Reasons Your Bread Isn’t Rising (and What to Do About It)
Yeast can be a fickle ingredient, but it's essential for homemade bread recipes. Learn why your bread isn't rising (and...
10 Secret Ingredients Grandma Added to Her Bread Dough
Grandmas always know best, and that's especially true when it comes to baking. Here are some of the little-known bread...