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FYI: Your Ice Cream Scoop Is a Brilliant Tool for Prepping Squash

We tested out ice cream scoops to make squash preparation a breeze. The results were glorious! Read on for our squash-scooping tips, plus s…

10 Kitchen Hacks for Cooking Eggs

We’ve hatched a flurry of cooking tips to help you step up your egg game. Take a crack at these 10 easy egg hacks and 24 egg recipes — we t…

One Fast Hack for Easy-Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs

Say goodbye to shells that stick like wallpaper with this quick egg-peeling hack for perfect hard-boiled eggs

Absolutely Shocking! How to Blanch and Shock Your Way to Faster Meals

Learn all about dunking in boiling water and ice baths, and the foods that benefit from a little jolt

20 Clever Uses for That Leftover Pickle Juice in the Jar

Not sure what to do with the leftover brine in the pickle jar? Read on to solve that dill-emma with these creative ways to use up pickle ju…

A Shredded-Chicken Kitchen Hack (And Two New Recipes to Use it in)

One shortcut, and you're ready to make these great new recipes: Caprese Chicken Pesto Pasta Bake, Salsa Verde Chicken Nachos, and more favo…

Chill Out! 6 Ice Cube Tray Hacks for a Cool, Convenient (and Zero-Waste) Summer

Put your freezer to work to create flavored ice cubes that are as beautiful as they are handy

Four Surprising Ways to Use Dental Floss in the Kitchen

What do cheesecake, cookie dough, cinnamon rolls, and goat cheese all have in common? Besides being delicious, they’re a pain in the be-hin…

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Grill

Here's how a Smart Thermometer helped me beef up my cooking and overcome my fear of grilling

Tips for Cutting Onions Without Tears

Ask five people how to cut onions without crying, and you’ll probably get five different answers. Here are some that actually work (and a f…

5 Surprising Kitchen Hacks Using Your Colander

Think beyond draining pasta with this handy tool

How to Make Easy Oven-Baked Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

What, you didn’t know that National Grilled Cheese Day was coming up on April 12? But there's no excuse needed to try our time-saving hack…

New Recipe: Pizza Dough Muffin Pan Cinnamon Rolls

Looking for an easy quarantine baking project? Here’s a yummy, no-knead treat the whole family will enjoy.

Semi-Homemade Meals are Just a Smart Idea

Get a head start on quick dinner recipes for your family using healthy prepared grocery shortcuts.

Cooking Chickpeas: Tips and Tricks to Get It Right

We’ve got our fingers on the pulse! Cook your way to creamy, flavorful chickpeas with these handy tips.

Easy Healthy Weeknight Dinners

Six experts share their tips, strategies (and 16 dinner recipes!) for putting good-for-you meals on the table, pronto, on busy weeknights.

11 Handy Hacks that will Make Your Instant Pot Even More Useful

Your meals just got better with these tips for accessories, cleaning, and cooking—plus 15 of our best Instant Pot recipes.

7 Time-Saving Dinner Hacks

Clever ways to get dinner on the table, pronto. Sponsored by Tyson.

How to Pick the Perfect Avocado

Bravo, avo! Here's the lowdown on how to select, ripen, store, and — most important of all — EAT your avocados like a boss.

15 Surprising Blender Hacks

Think blenders are just for soups and smoothies? Think again. From homemade butter to savory chana masala, we show you how to shake up your…

Food Bloggers' Tips: How To Get Dinner on the Table Fast!

Twenty-three bloggers share their tips and tricks to get you through even the busiest week.

Dinner Hacks: Meal Planning, Meal Prep, Batch Cooking, and More

Need a cure for the suppertime blues? When dinner turns into a dreaded chore, try one of these time-honored strategies to help you get back…

Freezer-to-Slow-Cooker Meals: The Secret to Home-Cooked Meals When There's No Time To Cook

Crockpot cooking just got even easier, with slow-cooker freezer packs you make yourself. Use these simple hacks and a homemade dinner can s…

14 Delicious Ways To Turn Old Bread Into A New Meal

When good bread passes its prime, that doesn't mean it's no good. Here are 14 brilliant recipes that use stale bread.

Spring Clean Your Kitchen: “Does This Old Flour Spark Joy?"

If your cabinets are crammed and your cupboards teem with way-too-ancient grains, it's time to give yourself a happy kitchen: Here is a tri…

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