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10 Steps to Becoming a Burger Expert

Food52 | Posted 08.27.2015 | Taste
Food52

By Leslie StephensOur definitive guide to burgers--for now, and to carry you well through tailgating season. More: 5 tricks to making a mind-blow...

How To Keep Tomatoes Fresh For Longer

Food52 | Posted 08.27.2015 | Taste
Food52

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.

8 Tips to Make Your Stir-Fry More Exciting

Food52 | Posted 08.15.2015 | Taste
Food52

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.

10 Essential Grilling Tips

Food52 | Posted 07.31.2015 | Taste
Food52

There's just something about grilling and summer that makes us want to be better grillers. They're a dynamic duo, which is why, no matter your grilling woes, we're here with our best grilling tips our community has written about over the years.

These Avocado Taco Boats Are the Perfect Addition to Your Summer Barbecue

LittleThings.com | Posted 07.29.2015 | Taste
LittleThings.com

These avocado tacos are so easy to make and they take no time at all. And when I saw how good the finish product looked? I knew I couldn't wait until my next party.

Over 30 Recipes To Reduce Kitchen Waste

Food52 | Posted 07.30.2015 | Taste
Food52

If you cook, you're going to end up with kitchen scraps. But sometimes what you may consider waste is actually perfectly good to eat -- not merely edible, but downright tasty.

Everything You Ever Need To Know About Goat Cheese

Food52 | Posted 07.22.2015 | Taste
Food52

There's good news for those of us who strive to incorporate cheese into every meal possible.

Funny Video Shows How '50s Moms Can Help Parents Of Today

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.17.2015 | Parents

Parenting has certainly changed over the years, but the funny ladies behind The BreakWomb think that mothers from the '50s might have a...

The Truth About Refrigerating Butter

Food52 | Posted 07.22.2015 | Taste
Food52

While it would be nice if really fresh, high-quality foods from your local farmer didn't need to be refrigerated, the truth is that refrigeration helps many items -- though not all -- remain at their peak longer. We wanted the answers to some of the oft-debated refrigeration mysteries.

The 9 Most Wasteful Things You Do In Your Kitchen... And How To Stop

Thrillist | Posted 07.14.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

An empty refrigerator consumes more than a refrigerator that's full.

3 Ways The Home Cook Can Help Solve The Water Crisis

Epicurious | Posted 05.15.2015 | Green
Epicurious

The average American household goes through 320 gallons of water a day, and over a trillion gallons of American water goes to waste each year. The kicker: A trillion gallons of water is only 9% of the water needed to solve California's drought.

How To Defrost Any Meat

Epicurious | Posted 05.15.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

You've got three options.

5 Ways To Overcome Your Kitchen Fears

Katie Cavuto MS RD | Posted 06.23.2015 | Taste
Katie Cavuto MS RD

Are you curious how you can tackle your kitchen fears and make cooking feel fun and approachable? Here are five tips that will make whipping up a healthy meal much less scary.

This Trick Will Save You From Endless Hours Of Peeling Potatoes

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste

A must-read for spud lovers.

Why Going Savory Is the Next Step for Yogurt

Plated | Posted 06.09.2015 | Taste
Plated

Savory yogurt is a perfect storm of food trends.

A Brilliant Hack For Peeling Mango

Food52 | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste
Food52

There's a trick that's as easy breezy as the islands where these sunny fruits are grown.

Crème de la Culinista

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 05.20.2015 | Taste
Jill Donenfeld

The Culinistas - a weekly private chef company with chefs in New York City and Los Angeles - brings you Crème de la Culinista, a round up of The Culi...

Will It Fizz? How To Make Sure Baking Powder & Soda Are Fresh

Food52 | Posted 03.19.2015 | Taste
Food52

If you are a new or very occasional baker, here's what you need to know.

The Essential Tools For Fixing Kitchen Mistakes

Food52 | Posted 03.17.2015 | Taste
Food52

So many of my early kitchen mishaps could've been avoided if only I'd had this griddle/grill.

Essential Tools For Your First Kitchen (& Every Kitchen Thereafter)

Food52 | Posted 05.03.2015 | Taste
Food52

No calls or digital distractions please, I'm timing these eggs.

17 Kitchen Hacks That Change EVERYTHING

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

The kitchen is hands-down our favorite room in the house... and not just because of food prep. The kitchen is a place where form meets function, and i...

50 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks The World Needs To Know

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.29.2015 | Taste

You can make bacon with an iron.

The Time-Saving Trick Chefs Use To Peel Carrots

OWN | Posted 01.22.2015 | OWN

How many ways can there possibly be to peel a carrot? More than one, as it turns out. If you're like most people, you use a vegetable peeler and sc...

4 Absolute Kitchen Necessities to Consider

HomeAdvisor | Posted 03.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
HomeAdvisor

You spend a lot of time in this room. So if it's worn down, cramped or in need of repairs, consider what investments will fit your lifestyle when planning your kitchen remodeling budget.

Which Cutting Board Is Better: Wood Or Plastic?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.12.2014 | Taste

There's one clear winner in our book.