Mug meals are the new, trendy thing for single servings in a hurry. Most can be done in under 5 minutes using just a good mug and your microwave!
Pathogens, pesticides, cleaning methods, food preparation methods, and politics all affect whether a food is safe to eat.
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.
Most of us don't think about the impact that grease has on our water supply. If we are green enough to use biodegradable, green dishwashing detergents, we probably think that we're so far aheead of the game that we can just rinse the soapy grease...
Who can remember saying that they would never use division. Well. Think again. Here's an easy way to divide your celery so you end up with a lot of small pieces.
Stop eating fast food, spending money on eating out, eating junk food, and start cooking for yourself. This guide will show you some ways you can start to learn how to cook for yourself.
Buy a pack of inexpensive spring roll wrappers and start playing around with adding a bit of crunchy goodness to everyday meals!
Are you a beginning cook, an every-day family cook, or ready to rock your inner Iron Chef? Here are guidelines to help you stock your pantry for whatever the level of your cooking expertise.
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.
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.
A great recipe for cooking salmon or chicken in parchment paper. It turns a simple dinner into an elegant one.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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?
Making the most of leftover food not only saves you money, it's also good for the environment. Here are 25 ways to use leftover food.
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.
Do you worry about serving undercooked meat to your family? I've provided a handy guide for you to reference that covers roasting, broiling, stewing, simmering, and braising!
Baking emergency? Don't panic. We got you. These five common baking mistakes are fixable. Here's how.
If you dropped food on the floor, would you pick it up and use it? You may get away with picking it up and using it if you don't have a guest watching you. But it depends on the food - and the floor.
Vanilla is a great flavor to add to baked goods, and it is a required ingredient for most cakes and cookies. Vanilla is always one of the last ingredients to add, and you may have wondered why. Here's the answer.
Cooking is an exercise in creativity, but there is also a bit of science involved in combining ingredients with time and temperature. Understanding that science is the key to avoiding mishaps.
Ever had questions about food safety? Here are 8 things you need to know to make sure the food you prepare and eat is as safe as possible.
Need to double or halve a recipe? No problem. Need to convert standard American measurements to metric? No problem again. Wrong size baking pan or missing an ingredient? Just keep this handy article handy!
Food poisoning is at best the most miserable 48 hours of your life, at worst life-threatening. Getting food poisoning is easy—preventing it is just as easy. Just follow these common-sense guidelines.
If the thought of preparing a meal for a small gathering, your significant other, or even just yourself makes you break into a sweat, this article is for you.
"Bullwinkle, that thing is raw! And the peel on! How am I supposed to eat that? I barely have teeth, you idiot." So you want to know how to make your own easy, wholesome and homemade baby food. The solution is so simple that it's stupid. I...
Simple ways to avoid wasting food, thus saving money and helping the environment. This article includes information, photographs, a video and a poll.
Scared of cooking? You aren’t alone. This is what it took to get me into the kitchen, cooking healthy food.
Did you know that the stomach loves pickles because they provide you with very healthy bacteria? That's how people used to store food.