This summer, I found myself in an apartment with very limited kitchen equipment -- basically just a one-ring camping stove, a kettle, and microwave. Here's how I made a complete meal -- dessert and all -- with only one skillet.
As a chef, I have always been fascinated by holidays and traditions from around the world because no matter how much they may differ from place to pla...
Summer is coming to an end, and there's no better way to say goodbye than with a lobster feast. Whether you prefer to steam them, boil them, or grill them, we're sharing 10 recipes to help you plan out your menu.
By Leslie StephensOur definitive guide to burgers--for now, and to carry you well through tailgating season. ...
Refrigerators can drastically affect tomatoes' taste. The cold temperatures cause them to lose their flavor and become mealy. New research suggests, however, that the same could be true of the opposite.
Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Yes, we're talking about poaching eggs.
Stir-fry isn't a sexy new dish you read about on a blog or saw in an Ottolenghi cookbook. Stir-fry is reliable, but it's ho-hum. It's what you end up making when you don't know how else to combine the weird elements of your fridge. Let's give stir-fry some dignity.
I love throwing dinner parties, but preparing for them can be insanely stressful. I find that it helps to organize them around a specific theme--the more specific, the better. This menu here is inspired by some of my favorite heroines in literature.
We've gotta say, mason jars are still at the top of the list when it comes to "hot DIY materials." And, yes, even we're surprised by that. Mason jars just won't quit!
In the 90s, more often than not, you could find me sporting Sailor Moon pigtails, digging into pizza pockets, and washing them down with a Kool-Aid Jammer. The turnover-style pizza was one of my favorite lunches growing up (followed only by Dunkaroos).
Baking a cake is an investment--in time, in ingredients, and in pride.
Put down the pre-cut chicken breasts and wings. You absolutely should be buying and cooking with whole chickens instead. Yes, the prep can be daunting, but the work is well worth it. All you have to do is get over the mental hurdle of breaking a bird down the way your butcher would.
Ice cream isn't always as simple as following a recipe. Maybe your finished product looks like the Abominable Snowman attacked it. Or maybe you can't figure out why you made a fine batch of dessert soup. Whatever the problem, here's how to fix it.
To maximize the shelf life of your produce, take the time to store everything properly before you put it away. This doesn't mean you need to wash everything--in fact, you shouldn't. Most items will last longer if you don't.
Has summer started so quickly for you that you've not yet gotten around to even thinking about a bucket list?