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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.
Your Guide to Pairing Pasta with Sauce
Each pasta's shape and texture makes a difference in how your meal tastes. We look at the best pasta for Alfredo, marinara, meat sauces and more.
How to Store Christmas Cookies
Here’s How Long to Fry Every Food (Deep Frying Temperature Chart Included!)
The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Buying Vanilla
This Is Exactly How Much Turkey to Make Per Person
25 Last-Minute Ideas That Will Absolutely Save Your Holidays
How to Prep Your Entire Thanksgiving Meal in Advance
Cooking a Thanksgiving feast is stressful, but it doesn't have to be! We asked a...
Are You Using the Right Apple for Your Recipe?
How many types of apples are there? A lot! Here are the most common apple...
How to Peel Tomatoes in 3 Easy Ways
Our Test Kitchen expert reveals her tips for how to peel tomatoes every which way.
10 Tips for Best-Ever Pie Crusts from Professional Bakers
Have no fear, the pro bakers are here! Get the inside scoop from the bakers...
30+ Tips Every Baker Needs to Know This Holiday Season
The holiday season is when home bakers kick things into high gear. These holiday baking...
The Most Popular Types of Peppers, Ranked from Sweet to Spicy
Pick the wrong pepper and you could be in for a spicy surprise. Discover which...
This Meringue Technique Will Take Your Holiday Pie to the Next Level
Say hello to the Queen of the dessert table.
10 Pie Decorating Ideas You Need this Holiday Season
They're (almost) too pretty to eat.
23 Cooking Tips That Will Make Your Holiday Dinner So Much Better
Whip up an amazing holiday dinner with some help from your friends at Taste of Home.
This Simple Trick Keeps Potatoes from Turning Brown
Keep your potatoes pearly white and looking tasty with this simple hack.
How to Season Meat Like a Pro
It's easy to make restaurant-style steak, chicken and pot roast when you know how to season meat.
15 Easy Fixes for Common Thanksgiving Glitches
Expect a stress-free Thanksgiving feast with these expert-approved tips for remedying common kitchen errors.
10 Baking Steps You Shouldn’t Skip
Looking to take shortcuts while you bake? Well, don't skip these crucial baking steps! Find...
How to Adapt Baking Recipes for Different Pan Sizes
The foolproof way to adjust baking recipes to fit any pan? Just use a little...
10 Things You Should Put in Your Turkey That Aren’t Stuffing
This year, try a different kind of stuffing. Here are our top picks for ingredients...
10 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.
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Are You Making This Dangerous Mistake With Your Mandoline Slicer?
We love our mandoline for getting paper-thin slices of produce like cabbage, radishes and apples....
This Extra Cutout Cookie Step Will Save You So Much Time
It seems hard to believe, but there are steps you can take to speed up the cookie-making process.
The Best Apples for Apple Pie
Some apples are good for snacking, and others are better suited for baking. These are...
Here’s What to Do When You Don’t Have a Sifter
Should you skip the sifting step just because you don't have a certain gadget? You...