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Learn how to cook with step-by-step guides from the Taste of Home Test Kitchen. Our experts will provide you with tips, tricks and extra takeaways in these helpful cooking guides.
Snip, Chop and Chiffonade: How to Prep Fresh Herbs
One of my greatest joys at home is my herb garden. Every year I plant...
Weekly Meal Plan: How to Turn 1 Pulled-Pork Recipe into 5 Crazy-Delicious Meals
Wouldn't it be awesome to have homemade meals every night, plus tons of free time,...
How to Make Potato Pancakes
Crispy and golden brown, potato pancakes are the perfect base for your favorite toppings. Our...
The Goof-Proof Way to Proof Yeast
Bread beginner? We'll help you conquer the first step of basic breads and rolls and...
How to Store Fresh Herbs the Right Way
Wondering how to make your parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme stay fresh longer? Follow these...
How to Make Caramel Apples the Easy Way
We love caramel apples this time of year. Learn how you can make these crave-worthy...
How to Mince Garlic 3 Ways
Our favorite cuisines rely on the aromatic boost of garlic. Learn how to mince garlic...
3 Party-Ready Treats Kiddos Will Love
Go ahead. Let the little ones play with their food. These desserts are adorable.
How to Make Fajitas
Nothing beats a sizzling platter of ultra juicy, tender beef fajitas. Learn how to perfect...
How to Fold Ingredients for Best-Ever Baking
For perfect cakes and mousses, folding ingredients is a must! Learn how to master this...
How to Make Tiramisu
Impress family and friends with this decadent, custardy dessert ribboned with espresso, mascarpone and cream.
How to Make Salsa as Good as a Mexican Restaurant
We're all partial to the chips and salsa at our favorite Mexican joint. Learn how...
8 Surprising Egg Substitutes (and When To Use Them)
Cooking for folks who eat vegan? Forgot the eggs at the store? These expert egg...
How to Make Cauliflower Rice, Our New Favorite Low-Carb Side
Looking to incorporate more vegetables into your meals? Try swapping regular rice for our healthy,...
How to Pick the Best Butternut Squash (That’s Perfectly Ripe!)
Our tips on what to look for when choosing the perfect butternut squash for your fall cooking.
How to Cook Chicken: 10 Essential Methods
Whether you're in a rush or feeling fancy, chicken always saves the day. These 10 ways...
How to Make Spritz Cookies
The holiday season is on its way, bringing with it one of my favorite...
How to Clean a Sponge—Because It’s Really, Really Dirty
A used sponge is one of the dirtiest things in your kitchen. Here's the best...
How to Make Bread Pudding the Old-Fashioned Way
The ultimate comfort food is within your reach. Follow along as our Test Kitchen teaches...
How to Carve a Chicken (You Can Do It!)
It's easier than you think. Learn how to carve a chicken like a pro using...
How to Make Mashed Potatoes Just Like Mom’s
Learn how to make creamy, dreamy, delicious mashed potatoes with tips from our Test Kitchen.
9 Grilling Mistakes That Could Be Dangerous This Tailgating Season
Avoid these grilling mistakes to keep the good times rolling at your next tailgate party.
How to Make an Avocado Rose
Avocado roses are trending on food blogs and Instagrams...but they're surprisingly simple to make....
Lettuce 101: Your Guide to the Most Common Lettuce Varieties
Which type of lettuce should you use when? Follow this handy guide to pick the best way to go green.
How to Shred Chicken: 3 Super Speedy Ways
Learn how to shred chicken lickety-split.
Here’s Everything In Season This Fall and What to Cook With It
Don't cry about summer ending just yet. Fall is one of the best times of...
5 Easy Ways to Melt Chocolate Every Home Baker Should Know
Test Kitchen expert Sue Stetzel teaches us how to melt chocolate the right way. Follow...
How to Make a Crisp with Any Fruit
This jammy, crumbly summer dessert couldn't be easier to make. Here's how to whip one...
50 Recipes Made in Mason Jars
Put your stash of jars to good use with these homemade condiments, jams, dressings and more!
How to Make Flourless Chocolate Cake as Good as a Restaurant’s
Our Test Kitchen chefs reveal how easy it is (really!) to make flourless chocolate cake...
How to Make Vegetable Broth (and Why It’s Better Homemade)
Making vegetable broth is as easy as cook, strain and serve! Follow along with our...
How to Grill Pork Chops
The Taste of Home Test Kitchen shares their expert tips for how to grill juicy,...