Freezing the wine you can’t finish means you’ll always have a store of wine for braises, stews, and pan sauces.
When you want to use ground spices instead of whole, follow these rules to help you guarantee you’re making the right swap.
Blooming spices is simple and impactful: Just sizzle your spices in hot fat until they’re ultra fragrant.
If you want your spices to actually taste like something, there’s no other way.
How to make egg drop soup no matter what kind of soup you’re making, from tomato soup to a pot of beans.
The best chicken salad is made with poached breast meat and contains just the right amount of mayo and absolutely no fruit.
To make sourdough discard crackers, all you need is sourdough discard, flour, and olive oil. Flavor them however you’d like.
Ricotta gnocchi is the perfect recipe to start with if you want to try your hand at homemade pasta but you don’t have a pasta roller.
To make focaccia pizza, all you need to remember is to parbake the dough for 20 minutes before adding any high-moisture toppings.
Mise en place means getting everything set up before you’re ready to cook—but it’s not always necessary for home cooks.
This koshari recipe is made from what you have in your pantry and fridge—it’s the perfect thing to make when you’re loaded with random leftovers.
Spicy Korean fish stew is made in three simple steps: Simmer the fish broth, make a simple seasoning paste, mix them together.
How to tell if dough is done rising by using the poke test, which will indicate whether your yeast is still producing gas.
How to knead dough, how to know when you’ve kneaded enough, whether to use a floured or un-floured surface, and why it matters.
This strategy for how to wash dishes, by hand is an efficient way that will save you time (and soap and water).
Follow these tips for how to load a dishwasher to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your machine and keeping your items damage-free.
How to make Caesar salad that can rival any restaurants by following these seven tips from Molly Baz.
How to fold a galette so that the edges are neat and shingled by making slits around the edge at even intervals.
Laminated pie dough—that is, pie dough that’s been rolled and folded—has layers and layers of flakiness.
To make oven roasted chickpeas, all you’ll need is a can of chickpeas, a baking sheet, a hot oven, and plenty of olive oil.
This carrot cake glaze is made from a mixture of carrot juice, cream, and sugar, and the key is to not stir the pot as it boils.
Learn basic knife skills—like how to dice an onion and how to break down a butternut squash—in order to feel more confident in the kitchen.
Tips for keeping produce—like leafy greens, apples, and herbs—fresh when you’ve got a big haul and can’t go to the grocery store in the near future.
How to line your pan with parchment paper overhang so that you don’t have to worry about how you’re going to get those brownies or bars out.
What is butterscotch? Like caramel, it’s melted sugar, but in this case, it’s brown sugar that’s melted with butter.
To make the best pot of beans, follow these 7 tips, from making sure you’re using fresh beans to employing the quick-soak method.
Square biscuits beat round biscuits because they rise higher, there are no scraps to re-roll, and you don’t need a specialty cutter.
How to make flaky biscuits every time. If your biscuits are spreading out rather than puffing up, follow these tips.
We’ll walk you through how to make a double boiler by placing a bowl over a pot of simmering water. Save yourself from buying an unnecessary kitchen tool.
How to make round cookies from a log: The keys are to keep the dough chilled, use a straight edge to help you form, and rotate as you slice.