Sweet, sour, salty, and bitter, and umami—the fifth taste sensation. That meaty flavor occurs in many foods, even fruits and vegetables. Learn all about umami and how to use it in your cooking.
Freezer cooking is a great way to save money on groceries, eat healthier and save time on meal preparation. This article gives you ten tips to get you started with freezer cooking.
Simple ways to avoid wasting food, thus saving money and helping the environment. This article includes information, photographs, a video and a poll.
Pathogens, pesticides, cleaning methods, food preparation methods, and politics all affect whether a food is safe to eat.
Sliced chestnuts are okay to use, but what if you wish them to be in smaller pieces? An easy method to dice—working smarter, not harder.
The BBC reality cooking show “Master Chef” has circled the globe with numerous spinoffs. Celebrity and “Junior” versions have also been produced. Do you have what it takes? Could you be a Master Chef?
Mise en place (everything in place) is more than a fancy French cooking term. It's a method of organization that can help you in (and outside of) the kitchen.
Hasselback is not a pro quarterback (that’s Hasselbeck). It’s a cooking technique—slicing almost all-the-way through foods, creating thin layers that are then stuffed and baked. Let’s learn how it started and fun ways to use this technique in your kitchen.
No, it wasn't how to execute the proper sous-vide techniques or all the ways to dice an onion. Here are the three life lessons I learned from being a line cook.
Are you missing a baking or cooking ingredient? Don't run to the store, or give up, until you've read this article. Rescue your recipe with these amazing substitutions and tips.
Did you know that the stomach loves pickles because they provide you with very healthy bacteria? That's how people used to store food.
Baking emergency? Don't panic. We got you. These five common baking mistakes are fixable. Here's how.
Are you making your own fresh coconut milk at home? Did you ever wonder what to do with all that left-over pulp? Here come 5 simple recipes so that pulp doesn't go to waste!
Learn the basics of cooking with a sous vide precision cooker including tips and tricks and how to use a sous vide to cook a perfect steak every time.
Fusion cooking is essentially a mixing of food cultures and cuisines. It is about taking the best of two or more culinary disciplines and combining them to hopefully find a delicious hybrid of the two. This page explores the concept in greater detail and includes a number of recipe ideas.