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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

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 the...

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

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

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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 exp...

5 Salad Mistakes Everyone Makes | 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 k...

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 S...

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 07.22.2015 | Taste

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.

4 Chefs Share The Best Cooking Advice They've Ever Received

Posted 07.10.2015 | OWN

Beyond making sure everything's ready before you begin, here are the pointers that pros say everyone should know. By Lynn Andriani @medi...

10 New Food 'Rules'

Posted 07.09.2015 | OWN

Whether you've been cooking for years or you just learned how to scramble an egg, these guidelines will up your game. By Lynn Andriani @medi...

Strange But Good: 8 New Things To Do With Tortillas

Food52 | Posted 06.30.2015 | Taste

We're certainly not ones to knock taco night nor the quesadilla -- in fact, we're big fans of both.

These Simple Tricks Will Make Your Meals As Healthy As Possible

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste

Did you know you that adding a little full-fat cheese to your vegetables is actually a nutritious thing to do? It's exciting and it's true. This is...

Enjoy These Delicious, Easy-To-Make Donut Holes in Less Than Three Minutes | Posted 06.01.2015 | Taste

Now I can prepare myself a perfect summer snack for the end of a long day.

This Pasta Cooking Method Is Faster And Better Than The Way You've Been Doing It | Posted 05.31.2015 | Taste

My next challenge is to convince my mom that this pasta-cooking method beats her old-school methods.

The Brilliant Muffin Tin Hack Your Beach BBQs Have Been Missing | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste

You'll never again have to hunt down that rogue ketchup bottle or worry about all your mayonnaise spoiling in the sun!

5 Tips For The Perfect Burger

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.22.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Memorial Day weekend already? That brings us to the essential question: What constitutes the perfect burger?

How To Defrost Any Meat

Epicurious | Posted 05.15.2015 | Taste

You've got three options.

21 Oh-So-Wise Pieces Of Cooking Advice That Prove Mom's Always Right

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.08.2015 | Taste

Whether you're a professional chef or a complete novice in the kitchen, the cooking lessons you learned from your mom will always stick with you. ...

The 10 Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Thrillist | Posted 06.22.2015 | Taste

You'll see some old reliables in the mix, along with slightly more adventurous picks and three cheeses for serious students only.