5 Disadvantages of Braising as a Cooking Technique
Braising can be an easy way to take a cheap cut of meat and make it into a delicious meal. The method does have some downsides, though. This article lists and looks at five of them.
5 Handy Tips to Keep Your Oven Clean During Cooking
Some tips and tricks to stop unsightly grease splashes in your cooker. These tips will keep your oven clean and fresh without too much effort.
How to Make Your Own Buttermilk and Other 5-Minute Baking Hacks
Baking hacks make recipes more affordable, help out in a pinch and speed things up!
How to Hasselback (Almost) Everything
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.
Why "Mise en Place" Is a Must in Your Kitchen and Your Life
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.
How to Peel a Banana Like a Monkey: 12 Kitchen Shortcuts and Tips
Do you know how to peel a banana like a monkey, put out a kitchen fire, or cook corn on the cob in the microwave? Check out these helpful tips and hints!
How to Enjoy Cooking (Even If You're Scared of It)
Scared of cooking? You aren’t alone. This is the story of what it took to get me into the kitchen and start cooking healthy food.
How to Stock a Pantry for Every Skill Level: Novice to Pro
Are you a beginner cook, an everyday family cook, or a full-on Iron Chef? Here are some guidelines to help you stock your pantry for any level of cooking expertise.
Food Safety 101: How to Protect Yourself and Family From Food Poisoning
Food poisoning is, at best, the most miserable 48 hours of your life and, at worst, life-threatening. Getting food poisoning is easy—preventing it is just as easy. Just follow these common-sense guidelines.
5 Ways to Use Leftover Coconut Milk Pulp and How to Store It
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!
What Is Fusion Cooking and Cuisine? An Explanation and Recipe Examples
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 article explores the concept in greater detail and includes a number of recipe ideas.
3 Ways to Check Deep-Fry Oil Temp Without a Thermometer
Before the invention of oil thermometers, cooks figured out simple ways to check oil temperature for safe deep-frying. Now those secret tricks can be yours!