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Real Vanilla Is Not Always Better Than Imitation

Epicurious | Posted 03.28.2017 | Taste
Epicurious

For Epicurious, by Joe Sevier. Before I went to actual cooking school, I went to the school of Martha Stewart. (Disclaimer: That’s not an actual sc...

This Genius Yolk Sauce Lets You Put An Egg On Practically Anything

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste

Pizza, toast, burgers, noodles, salads, muffins or steak -- you can slap a runny egg yolk on anything and it will become instantly improved. The egg y...

4 Tricks For The Best Scrambled Eggs Of Your Life

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.14.2015 | Taste

You could probably cook up a batch of scrambled eggs with your eyes closed (not that we recommend it). But according to the experts over at America's ...

This No-Brainer Trick Chills Wine REALLY Quickly

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.07.2015 | Taste

Let's not waste any time. Here's how to get a bottle of wine chilled to the perfect temperature in relatively no time at all: Wrap a wet towel around ...

The Booze Hack That'll Make Cheap Bourbon Taste Expensive

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste

Want to bring a bottle of fancy bourbon to your next dinner party, but only have enough in your budget for the cheap stuff? The chefs at America's Tes...

Try These Ingenious Coffee Hacks To Get Your Buzz On

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.16.2015 | Taste

America's Test Kitchen is like a 2,500-square-foot gift from Boston to the world. And it just keeps giving. But rather than six-course dinners, their ...

A Three-Minute Trick To Preserve A Summer's Worth Of Fresh Herbs

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.04.2015 | Taste

Maybe you went crazy in the spring, planting starter herbs of rosemary, mint, thyme, oregano and marjoram. You don't even use marjoram, but there was ...

How To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.21.2016 | Taste

You can make ice cream at home, no fancy freezers or big-ticket kitchen gadgets required. Hallelujah! To make "Magic Chocolate Ice Cream," America...

The Only Cooking Thermometer You Really Need

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.17.2015 | Taste

If you've ever overcooked a turkey or undercooked a birthday cake, you should invest in a Splash-Proof Super-Fast Thermapen. There are hundreds of ...

The Best Vanilla Ice Cream In The Supermarket May Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Taste

As you head into the holiday weekend, you're going to want to make sure you're stocked up on the essentials: Beer, obviously. Plenty of hot dogs. Burg...

Want A Veggie Spiralizer? Here's A Deal On The Best One.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste

Zoodles are taking the world by veggie-fueled storm. If you haven't heard, zoodles are spiralized or julienned vegetables that function similarly to s...

Here's What Gluten Really Does To Your Food

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.16.2015 | Taste

You think you know, but you have no idea.

If You Thaw Your Steaks Before Cooking, You're Doing It Wrong

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.08.2014 | Taste

Let's defy conventional wisdom.

What Do Food Professionals Think of America's Test Kitchen?

Quora | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Keith Ball, Chef, cooking instructor, wine educator, hospitality consultant and writer I hav...

Does This Recipe Crack The 'Chicago-Style' Deep Dish Code?

Posted 03.05.2013 | Chicago

Any way you slice it, Chicago is the city of pizza. The Windy City was recently voted the top spot in the land for pizza pie, and is also home to ...

The Easiest (And Most Unexpected) Way To Shuck Corn

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Corn is one of the best things about summer -- eating perfectly sweet ears right off the cob is a summer rite. But cleaning corn is another story. The...