Cooking Techniques

Cooking Techniques

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s Top Cooking Tips

Want to be a better cook? Celebrity chef Zakarian shares his insider tips on making everything from chicken to pasta

Cooking Techniques

Blenders: Not Just for Smoothies!

Kitchen blenders are great for making more than smoothies and daiquiris. Try whipping up healthy homemade soups, salad dressings, soups and more…

Cooking Techniques

All That Glitters Is Not Edible

Not all glittery “dust” sold for use on baked goods is safe to eat. Learn what you need to know about decorations for sparkly desserts.

Cooking Techniques

Perfect Muffins Every Time

Make light, fluffy muffins that don’t stick to the pan.

Cooking Techniques

Top Chefs’ Tips to Maximize Flavors in Food

James Beard Foundation recognized chefs show you how to maximize fresh ingredients, minimize waste and wring out every possible nutrient.

Cooking Techniques

Handy Tricks for Safer Kitchen Cutting

These tricks keep your hands safe and make cutting easier in the kitchen.

Cooking Techniques

Easy, Delicious Sheet Pan Dinners

You can cook an entire dinner in a sheet pan in less than half an hour. Roasting makes it delicious, and there's hardly any clean up.

Grilling

Barbecue Bliss: Grilled Meat + Grilled Fruit

Grilling meats with fruit adds a sweet complexity that complements the savory, salty flavors of meats. These recipes will get you going.

Grilling

Easy, Beautiful Grilled Fruit Salad

Perfectly grilled summer-ripe fruit salad is a revelation, warm and slightly smokey and sweet. Here's our favorite recipe.

Grilling

Ditch the Burgers! Try These Healthy and Delicious Grilling Secrets

Tired of grilling the same old burgers and steak? Jazz up the taste and get a hit of vitamin C with this fruit-inspired fish recipe...

Cooking Techniques

Delicious Asian Cooking Without a Wok

A well-seasoned wok is a cornerstone of Chinese and other Asian dishes. But you can get amazing results in an old-fashioned skillet, too.

Cooking Techniques

How to Cook a Delicious Frozen Steak

Frozen steaks cooked indoors or on the grill can be even more delicious than steaks that were thawed first.

Cooking Techniques

Great Grilled Chicken Every Time

Why don’t people get as excited about chicken on the grill as they do about steak? The truth is, chicken…

Cooking Techniques

Best Recipes for Cast Iron

Cast-iron skillets, pots, griddles and pans are becoming popular again because, when properly “seasoned,” they are naturally nonstick without added…

Cooking Techniques

How to Get Rid of the Arsenic in Rice

Most of us eat rice, but most of us don’t know that rice is the leading food source of arsenic,…