Cooking Tips

Want to take your culinary skills to the next level? These cooking hacks will save you time, money and effort in the kitchen.

The Best Apples for Apple Pie

Some apples are good for snacking, and others are better suited for baking. These are the best apples for apple pie (and other apple-packed bakes).

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.


The Ultimate Tips for Cooking Fish Perfectly

Planning on making fish for dinner? Learn what not to do before you start cooking.


This is the Best Way to Store Ice Cubes

Never chisel ice cubes apart again. Use this tool to keep those little guys loose.


This Trick For Peeling Potatoes is Taking Over the Internet

Gone are the days of spending tons of time peeling a bag of potatoes.

6 Foods You Should Never Reheat in a Microwave

Certain foods can become downright toxic when reheated in the microwave—here's what you need to know.


10+ Vegetarian Recipes To Make This Summer

When it's warm outside, it's time to let these summer vegetarian recipes shine.

10+ Summer Chicken Recipes For Every Occasion

Serve up a winning chicken dinner every night this summer! These summer chicken recipes combine fresh, seasonal produce and everyone's...


+10 Best Summer Squash Recipes to Try This Season

When you've got a bumper crop, savour the last of summer's bounty with these fresh squash recipes.


10+ Easy Summer Pasta Recipes to Make Today

Pasta isn't just a cold weather comfort food. These summer pasta recipes embrace all the season has to offer.


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20 Microwave Tricks Every Cook Needs to Know

Your microwave can do more than heat up leftovers! Here are a handful of microwave tricks that will change the...

10+ Recipes to Make with Shredded Zucchini

Put your bumper crop to work! These shredded zucchini recipes are the perfect way to use up your summer bounty....


Here’s What Makes Cucumbers Bitter—and How to Fix It

Here's the science behind that bitter cucumber taste.


This Viral Video Shows You How to Make Creamy Lemonade

I wouldn't mind seeing creamy lemonade stands out around my neighborhood. It's sweet, sour and frozen!


10+ Sandwiches That Are Perfect For a Picnic

Head to the nearest park and bring your brightest blanket. These picnic sandwiches pack up perfectly and just taste better...


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19 Simple Ways to Cook Everything Faster

Cookbook author Mark Bittman shares his best tips for whipping up dinner in record time—without sacrificing taste.

How to Defrost Frozen Chicken 3 Ways

Here's how to defrost chicken safely in the fridge, in the sink and in the microwave.


10+ Ways to Take Your Hot Dog to the Next Level

Make room on the grill, these hot dogs mean business. From scratch-made chili dogs to fresh salsa sliders, these hot...


10+ Easy Salads That Taste Like Summer

Whether you're relaxing at the cottage or enjoying a picnic in the sun, these easy and vibrant summer salads make...


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7 Mistakes Everybody Makes When Cooking Bacon

Everybody loves bacon—but not when it's underdone or way too crispy! We're here to help you master the art of...


10 Ice Cream Truck Copycat Recipes

Can you hear that familiar jingle down the block? Take a trip back to childhood with these ice cream truck...


How to Cook Corn on the Cob in the Microwave

This easy microwave method will have you taking a bite of sweet corn in no time!


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8 Grocery Store Secrets from the Produce Section You Probably Didn’t Know

This insider info will help you make the best choices while shopping for fruits and vegetables.


Here’s Why There Are 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack, But Only 8 Buns

I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!

The Ultimate Guide to Making Ice Cream

From professional tips to the sweetest recipes on the block, get ready to scream for ice cream! We cover everything...


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25 Brilliant Cooking Shortcuts You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Save time prepping food and make cooking easier with these cooking hacks that are pure genius.


20+ Diabetic-Friendly Summer Desserts

Light, refreshing and diabetic-friendly, these delightful dessert recipes are the perfect final touch to a fresh summer meal.


30 Grilled Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes

Fire up the grill for an easy summer meal ready in 30 minutes or less. These quick recipes include grilled...


5 Creative Egg Recipes to Try for Lunch and Dinner

Go beyond breakfast with recipes that are anything but basic.


Ever Wonder How Old Your Vintage Ball Mason Jars Are? Use This Chart to Find Out!

If the Ball Mason jars in your collection date back to the 1800s or early 1900s, you could be sitting...