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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.
How to Knead Dough with a Stand Mixer
If you don't want to knead dough by hand, try this trick.
This Is What an Air Fryer Really Does to Your Food
12 Tips for Making Best-Ever Chili
How to Freeze Yeast Dough
15 Tips for the Best Bundt Cakes Straight from Our Test Kitchen
What to Look for Before You Buy a Baking Sheet
What Is Imitation Crab?
You love real crabmeat, but is imitation crab a worthy substitute? What
What You Need to Know About Choosing the Perfect Ham
When it comes to picking the best ham for your next feast, the choice is bone-deep.
Your Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Coffee
We cover all the different types of coffee from lattes to red eyes. All of...
What Is Celeriac? (And How Do You Cook with It?)
If you've ever encountered a knobbly brown root at the grocery store, chances are it's...
How to Use a Pie Bird (and Why You Should)
Pie birds aren't as common as they used to be, but it's time to bring them back.
8 Ways to Spruce up Your Favorite Cereal
Looking for new ideas for what to put in your cereal? We're getting creative with...
The Best Substitutes for Cooking Spray
A lot of us avoid purchasing regular cooking spray for money, environmental or health reasons....
What Is Herbes de Provence and How Do I Use It?
If herbes de Provence is good enough for Julia Child, it should definitely be in...
Tamari vs. Soy Sauce: What’s the Difference?
Both are great on your Kung Pao Chicken, but one has some added health benefits.
How to Prevent (and Fix) a Cracked Cheesecake
A big fear of every baker is a cracked cheesecake. Our Test Kitchen explains how...
How to Store Bread So It Stays Fresh
Listen up, bakers: here's how to store homemade bread to keep it fresher for longer.
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.
How to Freeze Soup and Store It Like a Pro
Avoid the heartache of freezer burn and mushy leftovers by learning how to freeze soup.
Helpful Tips to Fight Iron Deficiency Anemia
Iron deficiency anemia can happen when you don't consume enough iron in your diet. We're...
How to Test Baking Soda and Baking Powder to See If They’re Expired
When your pancakes come out too flat or your cake doesn't rise, your leavener might...
How to Freeze Cake
Make your favorite dessert ahead of time by brushing up on these freezer tips for...
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How to Make Paninis Without a Panini Press
When you're craving a panini, turn to your handy cast-iron skillet.
What Is Cream of Tartar and How Can I Use It?
If you've always wondered what cream of tartar is (or what it can do), follow...
10 Foolproof Steps for Mailing Cookies This Christmas
are an always-welcome Christmas...
9 Genius Substitutes for Bread Crumbs
Don't run out to the store for a last-minute ingredient! Use a genius substitute for...