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Gordon Ramsay Has A LOT To Say About How You Should Cook At Home

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.20.2016 | Taste

Chef Gordon Ramsey may be a devil in his gourmet kitchen, but he's surprisingly helpful when handling raw salmon at home. In the above video p...

3 Things You Should Do To Your Poor Neglected Knives Right Now

Bon Appetit | Posted 05.16.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

For Bon Appétit, by Christina Chaey. Credit: Danny Kim Bob Kramer might not be a Kardashian-level household name, but in the restaurant worl...

17 Kitchen Skills You Should Master by the Time You're 30

Thrillist | Posted 05.04.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Julianne Feder Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist When you're younger, it's perfectly acceptable if your kitchen skills are limited to hitting a c...

8 Apps That Will Make You a Better Cook

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Screenshot via Kitchen Stories/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist Unless you're blessed with as much free time and disposable income f...

10 Things to Always Have In Your Freezer

PureWow | Posted 03.29.2016 | Taste
PureWow

You never got around to grocery shopping, and you really don't want to resort to takeout again. Well, as long as you keep these ten ingredients in you...

How To Turn Cold Pizza Into Hot New Meals

Thrillist | Posted 03.17.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist Chances are there's pizza in your fridge right now, slowly aging until you guiltily throw it...

15 Chefs' Favorite 10-Minute Meals to Cook at Home

Thrillist | Posted 03.16.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist When untrained cooks are in a hurry they usually settle for a rock-bottom meal like a handful of to...

You're Cooking Your Pasta All Wrong, Here's Why

Thrillist | Posted 01.19.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile @dannosphere Credit: Perry Santanachote/Thrillist One of the first meals any clueless college student learns to make is pasta...

I Tested and Ranked the Best Ways to Cut Onions Without Crying

Thrillist | Posted 01.12.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Wil Fulton @wilfulton Credit: Shutterstock You know that feeling when you finish watching First Wives Club and your girlfriend walks in o...

38 Ways to Be a Better Cook in 2016

Epicurious | Posted 01.04.2016 | Taste
Epicurious

by The Epicurious Editors, Epicurious PHOTO BY CHELSEA KYLE Some people make New Year's resolutions to start running five miles a day. Some folks v...

The Mashed-Potato Mistake We All Make

The Huffington Post | Lynn Andriani | Posted 12.23.2015 | OWN

Sara Foster, who owns Foster's Market, a gourmet takeout store/café in Durham, NC, has been making mashed potatoes for years, both at at her restaura...

Cooking With The Whole Vegetable Is Way Easier Than You Think

Chadwick Boyd | Posted 11.24.2015 | Taste
Chadwick Boyd

While home cooks care a lot about ease and convenience in the kitchen, today they also want more from their food. Whole vegetable cooking allows for just that. No need to waste time peeling beets and no money wasted throwing their greens away. Nowadays, it's wash, cook, eat... and enjoy.

A Simple Kitchen Trick Will Change The Way You Peel Potatoes

Foodbeast | Posted 11.20.2015 | Taste
Foodbeast

No mess, no stress and more flavor.

10 Thanksgiving Day Hacks To Make This Year The Easiest Ever

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste

Decorative wine chiller? Perfectly piped holiday cookies? These elements will ensure this year's is the best Thanksgiving ever. And though they seem l...

Never Burn Pizza Ever Again

Bon Appetit | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste
Bon Appetit

When a recipe calls for baking on two trays simultaneously, it should also tell you to rotate the trays top to bottom and back to front to ensure even cooking. If you don't the top tray will be browned and cooked on top, but will remain slightly underdone on the bottom.

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

Thrillist | Posted 10.30.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

You're halfway through a brownie recipe when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You could go ask next door, but it's late, and you're already in your pajamas, and at that moment, an abandoned recipe is 100% preferable to a real life interpersonal interaction.

Stop Frying Your Bacon. Do This Instead.

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.17.2015 | OWN

Let's be real. No self-respecting bacon lover is going to pass up this beloved staple just because of the way it might look. However, the reality of g...

Cooking Off the Cuff: For Crisp Pastry, Bake It Twice

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.16.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Sure, if you get caught up in a conversation with guests and deeply involved in a negroni or two, you risk crossing the line between well done and charred. But you'll find that there's quite a bit of leeway here.

Here's Why You Should NEVER Refrigerate Your Onions

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.08.2015 | Taste

While there are many reasons to extol your refrigerator's virtues, some foods just need to stay out of it. A fridge can dehydrate your bread, for exam...

The Easiest Lasagna Recipe You'll See All Week

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.08.2015 | Taste

Lasagna can be a paradox. It's one of those pasta dishes that's so good, yet kind of work-intensive, that it's usually easier (yet more expensive and...

5 Salad Mistakes Everyone Makes

Oprah.com | Lynn Andriani | Posted 08.20.2015 | OWN

Chef Cesar Zapata of The Federal Miami explains what we're doing wrong -- even with the dressing! -- and how to fix it. Also on HuffPost:...

10 Best Fruit Cutting Hacks Because Life Is Hard

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.13.2015 | Taste

We owe a lot to many of our ancestors, but whoever discovered how to cut a watermelon and bag it in thirty seconds was a real pioneer. We don't know w...

A Week's Worth Of One-Skillet Recipes To Make Your Life Easier

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.12.2015 | Taste

There are tons of excuses we use to talk ourselves out of cooking at home -- it's messy, complicated, it heats up the apartment. And there's always Se...

What The Heck Is A Chipotle, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.07.2015 | Taste

Maybe you've seen a chipotle pepper, maybe you've even cooked with one. These days, we're willing to bet you've said the word at least once in your li...

12 Game-Changing Baking Hacks

Thrillist | Posted 07.22.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Give some of these a go next time you try your hand at baking. You'll look like a pro -- or at least fake one real well.