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Test Kitchen Tips
The Taste of Home Test Kitchen has stumbled upon some genius cooking tips over the years. These clever ideas will help you make the most of your time in the kitchen.
12 Essential Tips that Make Traveling with Food So Much Easier
Keep your potluck dishes safe and sound with these genius tips for traveling with food.
This Is What an Air Fryer Really Does to Your Food
Red vs. Green Rhubarb: How to Choose Rhubarb the Right Way
How to Store These 11 Super Perishable Foods
Why Testing Yeast Is So Important for Good Bread Baking
Our Test Kitchen’s Guide to Food-Safe Cooking Temperatures
How Long Does Meat Last in the Fridge?
Food storage brings up a lot of questions and concerns, especially when it involves meat...
6 Types of Onions and How to Use Them
Many recipes from soups to savory pies call for an onion. Here's a simple guide...
6 Sourdough Discard Recipes to Make with Your Extra Starter
You don't have to waste the discard when you feed your sourdough starter. Save it...
10 Birthday Cake Tips That’ll Have You Celebrating
Want to have the best birthday celebration yet? We've got the birthday cake tips you...
Direct vs. Indirect Heat: What’s the Difference?
We're taking a closer look at direct vs indirect heat. Is one method better than the other?
The Most Common Types of Grills, Explained
In the market for a new grill? We're cookin' up some recommendations for the most...
Which Type of Yeast Is Best for Your Bread?
Active or rapid rise? Fresh or instant? Find out which yeast is best for your...
How to Clean Grill Grates Like a True Grill Master
Learn how to clean grill grates the right way. Follow these tips and your grill...
How to Freeze Cake (Even a Fancy, Frosted One!)
Make your favorite dessert ahead of time by brushing up on these freezer tips for...
This Secret Ingredient Makes the Best Sugar Cookies EVER
Add this refrigerator staple to your next batch for moist, tender sugar cookies every time.
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Cut the Ends off Strawberries
You miss the best part of the berry if you're doing this.
How to Store Your Favorite Baked Goods
Don't let your homemade bakes go stale or soggy! We'll show you how to store...
How to Adapt Baking Recipes for Different Pan Sizes
The foolproof way to adjust baking recipes to fit any pan? Just use a little...
What’s the Difference Between Soup, Stew and Chili?
Stew vs. soup vs. chili: Do you know the difference between these three?
Can You Freeze Milk? Yes, and Here’s How.
Don't waste another drop of dairy. We'll walk you through our best tips for how to freeze milk.
10 Genius Ways to Use Overripe Strawberries
Before you throw away those sad, slightly mushy strawberries, take a read through these ways...
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How to Knead Dough with a Stand Mixer
If you don't want to knead dough by hand, try this trick.
12 Tips for Making Best-Ever Chili
Some people keep their award-winning chili tips close to their chest, but we're spilling the...
How to Freeze Yeast Dough
Good news, bakers: You can prep and freeze yeast dough before baking it. We'll walk...