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.
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 Make Paninis Without a Panini Press
When you're craving a panini, turn to your handy cast-iron skillet.
This Is How to Cut a Slice of Pie the Right Way
This easy method promises picture-perfect slices every time.
This Is What Is in Apple Pie Spice (and How to Make It at Home)
Ever wondered what is in apple pie spice? We're going to teach you the core ingredients so you can make...
Here’s How to Reheat Fried Chicken, 4 Ways
If you want the same flavor and crispiness you had day one, try these easy ways to reheat fried chicken.
How to Clean Leeks the Easy Way
Leeks are a hugely versatile veggie. Learn how to quickly clean and prep this delicious ingredient with tips from our...
The Secret Technique For Getting Big Flavor Out of a Tiny Can of Tomato Paste
Who knew there could be SO much flavor in that tiny little can?
How to Make a Cake Roll (Without It Breaking)
We love pretty spiraled cake rolls, but they can seem pretty daunting to make. Find out how to make a...
How to Cut Down Recipes
Always having to ask yourself how many tablespoons are in 1/3 cup? We have the answer, and more! Bookmark this...
7 Mistakes Everybody Makes When Deep Frying
When you're cooking up onion rings or breaded chicken, it helps to have some deep frying secrets!
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!
This Simple Trick Keeps Your Guacamole from Browning
You can make party-ready guacamole days in advance with this genius tip.
How to Make Homemade Pizza Crust
Tired of takeout pizza? Homemade pizza crust is easier than you think!
How to Make Perfectly Fluffy Rice
Our Test Kitchen reveals its secrets to making the perfect fluffy rice. Your stir-frys, curries and bowls will never be...
How to Build a Salad in a Jar (Without It Turning into a Soggy Mess!)
Desk lunches don't have to be soggy and boring. We'll show you all the tips and tricks for crisp, flavorful...
How to Peel Carrots (and Not Your Fingers)
Once you learn the right technique for peeling carrots, you'll be able to move quickly without slicing your fingers! Watch...
What Are the Best Types of Fish for Frying?
Get an authentic fish and chips experience at home when you pick the right fish for frying.
How Long Do Spices Really Last?
It's hard to part with our beloved herbs, spices and blends—they help make our meals delicious. But is it true?...
10 Sensational Food and Spice Pairings Every Home Cook Should Know
Every food needs spice, but some combinations work better than others. We've got the guide to the 10 best food...
Cookies Too Crunchy? Soften Them Up with This Simple Tip
Save your next batch of crunchy cookies! We've got an easy tip to soften hard cookies so you can enjoy...
Avoiding Dry or Tough Meats in the Slow Cooker
Learn tips and tricks for avoiding dry meat in a slow cooker.