5 Whole Foods That Are Fresher Outside of the Fridge
Many foods stay fresher and taste better when stored outside of your refrigerator. Here are five whole foods that prefer being out of the fridge.
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.
5 Magnificent Mug Meals (That Are Actually Edible)
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!
How to Make Cultured Vegetables With Healthy Bacteria
Did you know that the stomach loves cultured foods because they provide you with very healthy bacteria? That's how people used to store food.
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 every-day 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, 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!