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5 Basic Dishes We're All Making Wrong

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Learn how to make everyday dishes, from French toast to popcorn, turn out so much better -- with just a few tiny tweaks. Ke...

4 Tips For Handling Hovering 'Help' In The Kitchen

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

All those people offering to "help" won't stress you out ... if you follow these smart suggestions. By Lynn Andriani Give Them The Un-Screw-Up...

To Market, to Market: 11 Tips for Parents Joining the Food Revolution

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

If you have a picky eater who's well out of toddlerhood, do not despair! Whether you've gotten a bit off track with meals or are just starting to introduce solid foods, now is the perfect time to get going in the right direction.

Cooking Tips Nutritionists Learned From Their Moms

Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Gans for U.S. News Health With Mother's Day approaching, I got to thinking about the many things I learned from my mom. As a nutritionist, ...

Strange-But-True Ways To Make Food Taste Better

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Five strange-but-true ways to make your food taste better -- from a trick to remember at the supermarket to a foolproof way to kee...

Are You Using The Wrong Cutting Board?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste

These three kitchen tips will change your cooking life.

Got the Munchies? Here are the Best Cooking Tips and Recipes

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.19.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The munchies: when they hit, they hit you hard.

Pasta Primavera

Laura Kumin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Do you ever get home at night, famished, and wonder how quickly you can get food on the table before everyone starts gorging on crackers or worse? If "think fast, cook faster" is your motto, then pasta primavera is your friend.

5 Tricks for Tasting Food Like a Master Chef

Tim Ferriss | Posted 04.03.2013 | Taste
Tim Ferriss

Like many people, I'd watched the Food Network for 1-2 hours a night after work to unwind, but I'd never made a single dish. If I was going to be using ingredients, I needed to be able to recall them like song lyrics. I needed a working vocabulary.

4 Cooking Basics That Require More Strategy Than You'd Think

Condiment | Posted 01.31.2013 | Home
Condiment

Boiling water seems easy enough, but the type of boil and what you're cooking matters. A simmer is where the water is producing small bubbles, while a full rolling boil is exactly as it sounds -- big, bubbling heat.

WATCH: The Trick To Peeling Garlic In The Microwave

Posted 01.31.2013 | Taste

This one really works.

Make Your Kitchen Conversions Gorgeous

Posted 01.18.2013 | Taste

How many cups in a gallon? How many tablespoons in a cup? Oh, lovely!

How Do I Make My Apple Pies Less Watery?

Quora | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Viola Yee, A quick and easy way is to add a spoonful of minute tapioca along with the apple ...

Our 15 Favorite Kitchen Hacks Of 2012

Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste

We found 15 ways to make your life in the kitchen easier.

10 Ways To Ruin A Pie

Food & Wine | Posted 02.04.2013 | Taste
Food & Wine

At Chicago's Hoosier Mama Pie Company, former Trio pastry chef Paula Haney and her team make up to 600 pies a week, kneading dough nonstop for as much as an hour per day,Here, Haney tips off home bakers to the many mistakes that can get in the way of pie perfection.

WATCH: Secrets for the Perfect Meatball

Tasted.com | Posted 02.04.2013 | Taste
Tasted.com

"High-def cooking" is the perfect approach to something as seemingly simple as a meatball, which requires exact execution. Vic Casanova, chef at Gusto in Los Angeles, has a few tips for making his classic Italian meatballs.

Tastemakers: Live Updates From Our Favorite Chefs

Posted 11.26.2012 | Taste

Photos, tips and musings to inspire you in the kitchen.

10 Quick Ways To Become A Better Cook

Adam Roberts | Posted 01.13.2013 | Taste
Adam Roberts

Cook often, make what you like, drink wine -- we agree with these tips!

Store-Bought Shortcuts: What's Worth It, What's Not

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Find out which ingredients will help your meals, from prepeeled garlic to instant mashed potatoes. ...

(Almost) Homemade Dinners You Can Make In The Microwave

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

Five couldn't-be-easier main courses, plus one anytime meal the whole family will love.

7 Ways To Rebound From Any Cooking Disaster -- Fast

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

Learn these key steps to recovering from kitchen flubs, from mushy vegetables to banana bread that just won't come out of the pan.

The One Ingredient That Will Transform Your Dinner

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Ted Allen The host of the Food Network's "Chopped" and author of In My Kitchen transforms weeknight meals in the simplest way possible. ...

Scratch the Pam: Make Your Own Organic Cooking Spray

Organic Authority.com | Posted 10.01.2012 | Taste
Organic Authority.com

You could use a store-bought cooking spray to keep from getting in this sticky situation, but you might as well just spray your food with unnecessary additives and chemicals.

How To Grill Seafood Perfectly Every Time

EatingWell | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

For some reason, seafood seems to be one of the most intimidating foods to grill. Here are a few tips to help you achieve perfectly grilled seafood every time.

How To Pickle Anything, No Canning Necessary

EatingWell | Posted 11.06.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

There are certain things I'll never understand: the rules of cricket, how fish reproduce, and people who don't like pickles. Because, come on, pickles taste amazing! Here are a few easy tips for making sure your pickles come out great.