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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.
21 Essential Kitchen Tools Every Cook Should Have
Setting up a new kitchen? Trying to pare down an overload of gadgetry? Check out our guide to what you'll actually use in the kitchen.
10 Secrets to Baking the Best Cutout Cookies
This Is the Secret to Making Bakery-Worthy Layer Cake At Home
The Secret Way to Prevent Oatmeal (And Almost Any Other Dish) From Burning In the Slow Cooker
Does Your Shape of Your Wine Glass Matter?
13 Ways to Boost Your Baked Potato Game
The Secret to Making Your Chocolate Chip Cookies Extraordinary
Want to bake best-ever chocolate chip cookies? Try this tip.
How to Store Apples to Last Through the Winter
Wondering how to keep those 10 (or 20 or 30!) pounds of fresh apples, well, fresh? Our guide...
5 Creative Ways to Package Food Gifts
Find great ways to package cookies, brittle, candies and more.
The Best Cuts of Pork Every Home Cook Should Know
Here are the most popular types of pork and some quick pointers on putting them to exquisite use.
12 Baking Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Christmas Cookies
Don't let a simple slip-up derail your holiday baking plans. With our help, you can...
Which Is the Best Instant Pot for You?
Confused by the different Instant Pot models? We break it down to help you find...
The Secret Ingredient That Totally Transforms Sweet Potatoes
Here's the tale of a traditional Turkey Day side dish and its deliciously vintage twist. Who knew?!
How to Make a Cake Roll (Without It Breaking)
We love pretty spiraled cake rolls, but they can seem pretty daunting to make. Find...
The Secret Ingredient for Best-Ever Deviled Eggs
You won't believe how this kitchen staple takes your deviled eggs from nothing-new to velvety-smooth!
This Secret Gravy Trick Will Save Your Holiday
Looking for the one way to make sure homemade gravy turns out perfectly for your...
Help! What Type of Coconut Do I Use in My Recipe?
If your recipe just calls for "coconut," which one do you choose? Here's your guide...
Your Guide to Peppers, from Sweet to Spicy
Pick the wrong pepper and you could be in for a spicy surprise. Discover which...
How to Cut Down Recipes
Always having to ask yourself how many tablespoons are in 1/3 cup? We have the answer,...
This Secret Trick Lets You Cut Cake Layers Like a Charm
Here's how to cut cake layers like a boss...with no knives or expensive gadgets required!
Why You Should Never Skip Chilling Your Cookie Dough
Have you ever wondered why sugar cookie recipes make you chill your dough before baking?...
How to Use Different Pie Thickeners
A juicy fruit pie is the perfect way to end any meal. Wondering which thickener...
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Here’s the Secret to Making Foolproof Fudge
The secret to making foolproof fudge is: using the microwave. (Really!)
5 Easy Homemade Frosting Recipes to Know By Heart
There's a whole world of tasty frosting beyond buttercream. Discover your new favorite with our...
8 Clever Things to Do When Your Cake Gets Stuck to the Pan
It's a major bummer when a cake gets stuck to the pan, but don't let...
How to Use Liquid Smoke
Liquid smoke goes way beyond meat. Learn how to use the shortcut ingredient.