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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.

You'll Never Believe These 19 Rooms Were Once Garages

Brit + Co | Posted 07.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Brit + Co

Come on, just admit it -- your garage is wasted space. While most of us are guilty of using our garages for only storage, there are a fair number of people who are taking advantage of that extra square footage and starting a garage conversion revolution.

The Easiest Way To Seed A Chile Pepper

Food52 | Posted 07.30.2015 | Taste
Food52

Most techniques for removing the seeds from peppers instruct you to slice the chile in half lengthwise, then use a paring knife to remove the seeds and ribs. But, while shadowing in the kitchen of Dirt Candy, I learned an easier way. It's quicker and less risky.

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.

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.

How To Tell If Your Eggs Have Gone Bad

Supercompressor | Posted 07.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

There's really nothing worse than trying to nurse a Sunday morning hangover with an omelet, only to discover you've got a fridge full of expired eggs. This poses the question: Are they still safe to eat?

12 Essential Cooking Tools That Are $50 Or Less

Thrillist | Posted 07.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

I started out cooking with no more than a wok and metal spatula, but, today, I'm spoiled with a fully stocked kitchen and all the gadgets and toys I need.

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.

5 Ways to Get Yourself Cooking

Johanna Bond | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Johanna Bond

Due to the onset of severe food allergies, I was forced into the world of cooking. And can I tell you, sometimes feeding myself three meals a day, every day, can be daunting. Here's how I get myself cooking:

Home Alone

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.08.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If Hollywood wants to make another "Home Alone" movie, this time with the Macaulay Culkin character all grown up but no more mature than he was as an 8-year-old in the 1990 original, I would be happy to take the role.

Smartphones May Be Inspiring Millennials To Cook More

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.07.2015 | Technology

Who needs a sous-chef when you have a smartphone?

A Handy Chart For How Long Fresh Produce Will Last

Food52 | Posted 07.06.2015 | Taste
Food52

To maximize the shelf life of your produce, take the time to store everything properly before you put it away. This doesn't mean you need to wash everything--in fact, you shouldn't. Most items will last longer if you don't.

This Bright Kitchen Makeover Will Totally Inspire You

Domino | Posted 06.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

You know those spaces you visit and want to sound optimistic, but while your heart is saying "yes," your mind is cautiously yelling "woah, woah, woah, are you sure?" This was the situation going on when I first visited this kitchen.

'Running Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.10.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a guy who is usually in hot water, which I am using as an excuse for all my wrinkles, I recently found myself in the unusual situation of being in hot water because there was no hot water.

Before and After: A Modern Kitchen Makeover (PHOTOS)

Domino | Posted 05.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

I know most people would have just demolished this space to create a big, open-concept kitchen and family room, but we felt like the existing floor plan really worked in this house. We loved having the intimacy of the current kitchen layout. It's funny how trends ebb and flow. Just remember that you don't always have to jump on the bandwagon.

7 Ingredients For A Well-Styled Kitchen

Domino | Posted 05.12.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

In our opinion, the best kitchens are those that look like the homeowners actually cook! Whether your kitchen is dated, classic, modern, or trendy, styling adds much-appreciated warmth and personality. Nothing beats having friends and family gather in the kitchen to chat and eat, so make it inviting!

Finals Are Approaching... Don't Let Your Dorm Room Be a Food Trap

Rachel Paul, MS, RD | Posted 05.04.2015 | College
Rachel Paul, MS, RD

Getting ready for finals? Cramming in your dorm room? Be careful - our environments influence our eating patterns, so if we're spending a lot of time in a place where junk foods are easily available, we are more likely to eat them.

How To Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Domino | Posted 05.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Have you ever gone to make a recipe and found you have 10 cans of creamed corn and none of what you were looking for? This can be avoided with some simple organizing tricks so you can quickly scan your cabinets and see everything you have.

10 Space Saving Hacks for Your Tiny Kitchen

Porch.com | Posted 06.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

A small kitchen means limited space to cook, eat and entertain. While it can be easy to bombard your countertops with jars, baskets and containers, this is also quick to make your kitchen look messy and unorganized.

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.

The 5 Essential Kitchen Utensils

Dale B. Cohen | Posted 06.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dale B. Cohen

Wooden spoons are the way to go when cooking. They will not scratch metal pans, clean up is easy and there is no scraping. Save the metal spoons for serving.

The 10 Best Kitchens For Entertaining

PureWow | Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Your girlfriends know it, the neighbors know it--heck, even your begrudging mother-in-law knows it: You throw the best shindig in town.

9 Genius Kitchen Hacks Everyone Should Know

PureWow | Posted 06.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Remember the day you learned to use seltzer on a stain? Or how to keep apple slices from browning?