Tips

  • homemade mayo on a wooden spoon
    5 min
    Whipping up a batch of homemade mayonnaise is easy-peasy in either the blender or a food processor. With this step-by-step guide you’ll be a mayo master in no time!
  • clementines pumpkins and squash centerpiece
    Wondering how to decorate your Thanksgiving table? It's easy—we promise! From flowers to place cards, here's what we recommend for beautiful, budget-friendly Thanksgiving table decor!
  • Countertop blender vs food processors vs immersion blender
    Shopping for small appliances and not sure which one to get? We run down the pros and cons of blenders and food processors (plus immersion blenders!) so you can figure out which one is best for you.
  • 30 Best Cookies to Mail
    Taking cookies to the office party? Gifting them to a friend? Shipping them to a faraway family member? This guide has our 30 best cookies for the job and a guide to packing them up so they arrive safely.
  • Philips air fryer
    New to air frying? We’ll walk you through everything you need to know—from how it works, to the best foods to cook in an air fryer, how to clean an air fryer, and other helpful tips for getting the most out of your air fryer!
  • Best ever dry brined turkey after roasting
    It's almost Thanksgiving! The biggest cooking day of the year looms, and we've gathered our best tips for helping you shave time off your kitchen prep this year.
  • Jar of organic virgin coconut oil
    Curious about coconut oil? We've got the scoop! From the different types of coconut oil available to how to swap coconut oil for butter in baking (great for vegan desserts!), consider this your guide to using coconut oil in your cooking.
  • Stir natural peanut butter with a spoon
    Tired of stirring your natural peanut butter? We tried four other methods to mix it up and found a definite winner. It's practically hands-off and totally mess-free!
  • Six jars of natural peanut butter which one is the best
    How is natural peanut butter different than conventional peanut butter? Why does it separate? Can you bake with it? Get answers to all these questions and more!
  • How To buttefly a Chicken
    50 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo
    Ever spatchcocked a chicken? It's easier than you might think! It's the same method as butterflying a chicken, and you only need a pair of kitchen shears. Makes for more evenly cooked chicken with crispier skin!
  • Guide to vanilla extracts and vanilla beans
    From vanilla beans to vanilla extracts, our guide to vanilla gets you in the know on one of the world’s most expensive seasonings.
  • Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken Wings
    Making a batch of chicken wings? Save yourself some money by buying whole chicken wings and breaking them into pieces yourself. It's easy! Here's how.
  • Perfect Cheesecake Illustration with blue ink drawn over it to make it look like it's frozen
    Cheesecake freezes beautifully, and a cheesecake in the freezer is like money in the bank. Here’s how to freeze and thaw cheesecake so dessert is ready when you are.
  • Stovetop Breadcrumb Recipe - swing top lid jar filled with toasted breadcrumbs
    10 min
    Bread crumbs add a pop of color, a bolt of flavor, and a crunch that immediately elevates any dish. These easy-to-make savory, crunchy crumbs are a great way to use up bread and add a little pizzazz to weeknight dinners.
  • Love picking out your own produce but wish grocery shopping wasn't so stressful? Looking to learn how to save a little money on your next trip? Our editorial team is sharing our best shopping tips to help you shop quicker AND smarter!
  • Baked Potato Recipe -- 3 potatoes split open with butter
    50 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Baked potatoes! The best ones happen the old fashioned-way: in the oven. Here’s the scoop on making perfect baked potatoes. (Spoiler alert: no foil!)
  • How To Bake Bacon in the Oven - pile of crispy browned bacon
    25 min
    Want to know the secret to perfectly crispy bacon every time? Bake it in the oven! It's easy to make and easy to clean up. (No more bacon grease splatters on the stove!)
  • How to Freeze Wine - red wine cubes in ice cube tray
    Yes, you can freeze wine for cooking! Here are some tips, as well as pros and cons of different methods.

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