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.

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Are You Making This Dangerous Mistake With Your Mandoline Slicer?

We love our mandoline for getting paper-thin slices of produce like cabbage, radishes and apples. Not so much our fingers!

How to Make Your Own Ground Beef Using a Food Processor

Here's how to grind beef without a grinder—it yields the same tasty result in half the time.


7 Vegetables You Didn’t Know You Could Spiralize

You might have made zucchini noodles or curly fries with your spiralizer. But why limit yourself? Get creative and try...


How to Clean and Care for a Food Processor

Chop chop! Learn how to clean a food processor so you can keep your favorite kitchen gadget working the way...


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How to Use a Spiralizer as an Apple Slicer

Guess what kitchen gadget is a secret apple slicer?

9 Smart Ways to Use a Microplane

If you thought a microplane was just for zesting lemons, think again.


Here’s the Single Best Way to Keep Your Knives Sharp

You know how to sharpen kitchen knives—now let's keep them sharp!