How to Peel Butternut Squash Using the Microwave Trick
The secret: You have to microwave your squash.
How Long Can Eggs Last in the Fridge?
Eggs have a surprisingly long shelf life—if you follow these simple rules.
Do You Have to Peel Zucchini? Our Pros Settle the Debate
Do you have to peel zucchini before you make bread—or kabobs or zoodles? Find out how to prep summer's most...
Fresh to Dried Herb Conversion: How Much to Use in Recipes
If you don't have fresh herbs on hand, use this fresh to dried herb conversion to maintain your favorite recipe's...
What Is Pickling Salt and How Is It Different Than Kosher Salt?
What is pickling salt? It sounds specialized, but it's really the simplest form of salt and keeps pickles bright and...
What Does ‘Room Temperature’ Mean?
So, your recipe calls for room-temp eggs or dairy. What is room temperature, anyway? We'll give you the facts and...
What’s the Difference Between Crispy and Crunchy?
It might seem finicky, but there is a real difference between crispy and crunchy. Here's our quick guide to crispy...
What Are Ramps and How Do They Taste?
What are ramps? Well, they look like scallions but taste like garlic, and their soft leaves are as tender as...
How to Thaw Pork Chops Safely
Does your freezer hold the contents for tonight's dinner? No worries, just follow these methods for thawing pork chops.
The Two Best Methods for How to Wash Rice
Once you learn how to wash rice correctly, apply it to your recipes for a huge upgrade in taste, texture...
How to Wash Grapes the Right Way
Don't just faucet-rinse your grapes! Here's how to wash grapes (with baking soda) and store them the right way.
Coconut Cream vs. Coconut Milk: What’s the Difference?
Which should you choose at the grocery store: coconut cream or coconut milk? The full-fat or "lite" can? Here's a...
This Brilliant No-Peel Hack Makes Cooking Mashed Potatoes So Easy
Tired of peeling potatoes? Us too! Next time, we're making these no peel mashed potatoes.
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wash Eggs Before Cooking
Unwashed eggs aren't all that dirty, for starters.
What Is Coconut Flour, and How Do I Use It?
Perfect for sweet and savory recipes, coconut flour is a fun substitution when experimenting with gluten-free baking.
How to Make Slow-Cooker Chicken Legs Like a Pro
Craving drumsticks? Our recipe for slow-cooked chicken legs is easy, saucy and sure to impress.
4 Substitutes for Burrata Cheese
It's rich, decadent and almost impossible to resist. If you don't have this type of fresh mozzarella on hand, what's...
How to Store Cake in Your Fridge Quickly and Easily
This genius hack will have your cake ready to serve whenever you want it!
Here’s the Correct Way to Flip a Pancake Without Splattering Everywhere
Make a picture-perfect stack of flapjacks ever time.
31 Turkey Tips Everyone Should Know This Thanksgiving
We’re sharing Thanksgiving advice directly from Taste of Home readers and our Test Kitchen. Use our timeless turkey tips to...
Want to Cook Turkey Stuffing? Read This First.
Turkey stuffing can be delicious and a great essential to have for Thanksgiving—if done properly. We'll show you how to...
How to Prep Your Entire Thanksgiving Meal in Advance
Cooking a Thanksgiving feast is stressful, but it doesn't have to be! We asked a professional chef how to prep...
The Most Common Reasons Why Your Pie Crust Isn’t Working
Running into these pie crust problems? We can help!