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When To Use All Those Big Kitchen Appliances (And When Not To)

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.10.2015 | HuffPost Home
Bon Appetit

Of all the appliances we stock our kitchen with, the blender, immersion blender, and the food processor are among the most useful. At first blush, they seem to perform similar tasks -- and could even be interchangeable. But take a closer look, and you'll see each one has an expertise.

How To DIY A Badass Kitchen Rack For $25

Thrillist | Posted 10.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

One of the toughest rooms to renovate on a budget is the kitchen. Especially a small-ass kitchen. But here's a clever DIY storage solution that still looks Pinterest board-worthy without costing you an arm and a leg to make. Unless a freak drilling accident happens. Safety first!

This Microwave Hack Will Help You Peel Garlic 10 Times Faster | Posted 10.05.2015 | Taste

Sure, there are tons of nifty gadgets and tools that can help do the job -- but wouldn't it be better if you could find the perfect solution in your very own kitchen?

How To Bring Wilted Herbs Back To Life

Food52 | Posted 10.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you've ever tried to store basil at room temperature, with trimmed ends dangling into water like flowers, like everyone tells you to do, then you know it's all lies.

How to Peel an Apple in 3 Seconds

Food52 | Posted 09.30.2015 | Taste

All you need is a drill and a dream.Peeling apples is a monotonous labor of love; one that we trudge through for the pies, sauce, and pickles&nbs...

The Best Pillsbury Hacks You Can Make Right Now

Thrillist | Posted 09.29.2015 | Taste

By: Perry Santanachote Credit: Drew Swantak/Thrillist Pillsbury doughs are the Sorcerer's Stone for lazy cooks: they won't make you live forever, b...

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Pesky Cooking Smells

Janet Miller | Posted 09.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Janet Miller

Cooking smells can be some of the most pesky to get rid of. Here are the best ways to get rid of them. For example, it takes a thief to catch a thief: We can conquer cooking smells with other smells! And that's just the beginning.

WATCH: Who Knew a Kitchen Could Be This Organized?

HooplaHa | Posted 09.25.2015 | HuffPost Home

Is your kitchen organized? I know, it may seem like a foreign concept. Since it is one of the most used rooms in our house, it can be tough keeping it clean and organized. What if I told you it is possible AND easy?

How to Get Creative in the Kitchen: Quick Tips

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 09.24.2015 | Taste
Anita Mirchandani

Have you ever felt overwhelmed when you watch the TODAY show food segments or any cooking show for that matter on how to make easy, quick meals or how to put together healthy snacks or how to make healthy swaps? Well, you're not alone.

Quickie Chocolate-Pecan Baked Apple

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 09.17.2015 | Taste
Deborah Stachelski

The good news is that there are always alternatives, and I love coming up with a healthy solution to a food problem. I baked this apple with its own pulp, chopped pecans, and pumpkin spice. It was so easy I probably don't even need to give you directions but I will anyway!

The Brilliant Onion Slicing Hack You've Never Seen Before | Posted 09.14.2015 | Taste

Unless you are a professional chef, or have had some kind of culinary training, your meals will probably never turn out quite as pretty as the ones that are brought to you at a fancy restaurant. But this trick for peeling onions is a good place to start!

The Best Cutting Boards & How to Care for Them

Food52 | Posted 09.11.2015 | Taste

By Leslie StephensToday: Cutting boards are some of the most-used kitchen tools, so it's important to choose the best one for your cooking style....

How To Cook A 3-Course Meal Using Only One Skillet And One Burner

Food52 | Posted 09.08.2015 | Taste

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.

These Edible Cucumber Cups Are Perfect for Your Next Party | Posted 09.04.2015 | Taste

These cups are perfect for shots, a cocktail, juice, or even water -- and they only take five minutes to make!

How To Get Smells And Stains Out Of Tupperware

Food52 | Posted 09.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Whether you use Tupperware or its numerous brethren, these sturdy, lightweight containers are ideal for storing food in the fridge and for takeaway lunches; but they can also be a headache to store and clean.

11 Cakes That Only Need One Bowl

Food52 | Posted 09.08.2015 | Taste

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it now. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and ood...

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Sink

Dorit Sasson | Posted 09.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

Whether you're remodeling or just getting a sink as a new homeowner, here's how you can narrow down your choices from all the styles and types.

An Inside Look At An Incredible Kitchen Remodel

Rachel Hollis | Posted 08.31.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Hollis

My kitchen is basically Design-By-Pinterest. That's the cool thing about gutting your kitchen and starting from scratch... you can dream up anything. The process was long and pretty terrible (two little kids + a pregnant woman without a kitchen = no bueno) but it all turned out great.

10 Steps to Becoming a Burger Expert

Food52 | Posted 08.27.2015 | Taste

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 Long Do All Your Favorite Foods Last After They're Opened?

Thrillist | Posted 08.28.2015 | HuffPost Home

So how long does leftover pizza last? What about apples? Salsa after you've opened it? We'll tell you all that and more, but just go ahead and throw away that jar of marinara you've been hoarding. It's definitely gone bad.

How To Keep Tomatoes Fresh For Longer

Food52 | Posted 08.27.2015 | Taste

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.

Does Pouring Cheap Vodka Through A Filter Actually Work?

Food52 | Posted 08.26.2015 | HuffPost Home

If you ever went to a frat party in college, you most likely encountered cheap vodka. It's named something generically Russian, comes in a plastic bottle, and is often poured into a vat of Jungle Juice. We've all been there.

How KitchenAid Designs the Kitchen of the Future

Matthew Robinson | Posted 08.22.2015 | Business
Matthew Robinson

In just over a month, the popular design conference, Dwell on Design, will be held in New York City. While we won't be able to attend, we were able ...

These Are The Pots And Pans You Really Need

Bon Appetit | Posted 08.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Bon Appetit

BY ROCHELLE BILOW | PHOTOGRAPHED BY ALEX LAU Whether you're building your first kitchen's arsenal of tools or just decluttering and purging the out...

Use A Dryer Sheet On Your Dishes And Never Scrub A Pot Or Pan Again | Posted 08.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

I usually soak dirty pots and pans overnight in the sink in some soapy water, but the next morning, I still find myself scrubbing away to get that grease off. How annoying! This cleaning hack is a serious time saver, and it works so well!