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Cooking Tips

The Surprising, Easy Trick To Making Perfect Bacon

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.22.2014 | Taste

Just add water.

The Best Cooking Tricks We've Picked Up Over The Years

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.17.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Everyone has that linchpin technique, trick, or tool that instantly changed the way they approach food.

5 Mistakes People Make When Cooking Lentils

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Never miss an opportunity to add more flavor to your lentils -- they can take a LOT.

The Best Simple Flavor Combinations When Cooking At Home

Quora | Posted 04.03.2014 | Taste
Quora

When preparing foodstuff, you can create wonderful meals by playing up contrasts.

15 Stupidly Simple Cooking Tips From Famous Chefs And The CIA

Thrillist | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Read on to learn the importance of salt, acid, and cleaning up after your damn self.

The 6 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Cooking Salmon

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

One day, when we were hanging out in the test kitchen, we realized: Salmon is actually pretty hard to cook well.

Culinary Do's And Don'ts From "The Worst Cook In America"

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 03.07.2014 | Taste
Tinatin Japaridze

Who's going to hold your hand through yet another burnt batch of crepes and tell you to keep at it until you get 'em right?

"Worst Cook In America" Embarks On A Culinary Mission

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 03.06.2014 | Taste
Tinatin Japaridze

My culinary "handicap" eventually became a joke among my closest friends.

WATCH: Never Screw Up Dicing An Onion Again

Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Taste

Learn how to dice like a boss.

5 Time-Saving Tricks From Professional Chefs

Posted 02.21.2014 | OWN

Smart moves from the pros on what they do when they want to eat -- now. By Lynn Andriani Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook a...

Every Way You Could Possibly Need To Crack An Egg

Posted 02.05.2014 | Taste

Never fish for another broken egg shell again.

Homage To Ingredients

Franco Lania | Posted 01.24.2014 | Food
Franco Lania

Appreciate a ripe tomato, carrot, or cucumber. Smell a bouquet of freshly picked basil.

6 Tips For Cooking in a NYC Apartment

Frank Michael | Posted 03.19.2014 | New York
Frank Michael

You stock your fridge with all the ingredients, pour yourself a glass of wine, and toss open the cookbook only to realize that you have none of the required utensils, and absolutely no space to work in your hobbit hole of a kitchen.

The Secret To Perfect Prime Rib

David Rosengarten | Posted 03.04.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

When you get prime rib right, it is one of the best cuts of meat on earth.

4 Things Restaurant Chefs Wish They Could Tell You

Posted 12.24.2013 | OWN

We chatted up the pros to find out what they're really doing in their kitchens—and how you can steal their moves. By Lynn Andriani Keep in...

4 Crucial Foods You Forgot To Buy At The Supermarket

Posted 12.12.2013 | OWN

They're essential, yet somehow we often blow right by them. But once you start incorporating these ingredients into your cooking, they'll make every d...

10 Thanksgiving Tips for Turkey Day: Keep it Real

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 01.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bonni Brodnick

Don't go overboard on the selection of pies. Three pies are more than enough if you are having 10 guests or less. That's 24 slices of pie, people.

5 Ways You're Psyching Yourself Out In The Kitchen

Bon Appetit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

You follow a recipe three times, it yields great results, and then you invite people over, make your go-to dish again, and something's off.

How To Make A 'To Be Cooked' List

Food Riot | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

Whether you keep a rough mental list (me) or a meticulously manicured Excel spreadsheet, if you see the kitchen as a creative and adventurous space, you've got a running list of recipes you want to get creative and adventurous with.

Latkes 101

Laura Kumin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

What do you need to know to make latkes? The basics here will work with almost any latke recipe.

How to Make Kettle Corn Without a Kettle

Food52 | Posted 11.04.2013 | Taste
Food52

The snack everyone wants to eat this time of year -- and how to do it with only 4 ingredients and no special equipment.

Are You Salting Your Tomatoes All Wrong?

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Don't get stuck with watery, mushy tomatoes.

What Are The Best Sites For Gay Foodies?

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

By Alexandra Churchill for YourTango.com Back in 2007, openly gay chef Adam Roberts proposed the question, "Does cooking make you gay?" At the tim...

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Your Food

Posted 09.20.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani You'll never buy bad broccoli or spend precious time cleaning shrimp again (plus, three more cooking tasks to stop doing right now...

Kitchen Hack: Cleaning Shrimp to Prevent Overcooking

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 11.17.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

These few tips will make your shrimp faster, easier, cleaner and more beautiful.