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.


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The Best Way to Wash Berries

Summer means fun in the sun and plenty of fresh berries! Learn how to wash berries, from blackberries to raspberries,...

The Best Way to Dice an Onion Without a Knife

It's true! You can dice an onion perfectly without a knife.


This Woman’s Legendary Fudge Recipe Was Engraved on Her Tombstone

The recipe for "Kay's Fudge" will never be forgotten.


10+ Refreshing Cocktails to Sip This Summer

Soak up the sun with fizzy and fruity summer cocktails! These refreshing drinks are perfect for a barbecue or an...


20+ Summer Drinks That Will Cool You Down

It's finally starting to feel like summer! We found cool drinks that will really hit the spot on a hot...

50 Fruity Summer Desserts That Are Easier Than Pie

Sun-kissed berries, puckery lemons and limes, tangy rhubarb and chin-drippin' peaches shine in our easiest, breeziest summer fruit dessert recipes.


How to Wash—and Dry—Lettuce Correctly

Here's the ultimate guide to preparing lettuce for maximum food safety. (Plus whether or not you need to give pre-washed...


20+ Grandma’s Favourite Cherry Desserts

Pies, cobblers, cakes and more—Grandma’s favourite cherry desserts are a revival of simpler days, amazing flavours and time well spent...


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How to Make Strawberry Shortcake from Scratch

Berry season is here! Make the most of it and learn how to make strawberry shortcake with your just-picked harvest.


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20+ Surprising Things You Wouldn’t Think to Grill—But Should

Grilled watermelon? Who knew! Spice up your next barbecue by tossing something unexpected—unexpectedly delicious, that is—on the grill.


20+ Refreshing Ice Pops to Make This Summer

Say hello to homemade treats! From fresh fruit to decadent chocolate, your freezer will be popping with these sweet ice...


A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Summer Produce

Think seasonally! Plan meals around fresh produce, like strawberries, green beans, zucchini and cucumbers.


This Viral Video Shows You How to Whisk the Right Way

Why didn't anyone tell me I was doing it wrong?!


How to Make Paper Bag Apple Pie—and Why You Should

This simple trick is a game-changer for making perfectly golden, tender fruit pies.


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10 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Eggs

We love eggs for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But is your scramble a bit watery? Is your sunny side down?...


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12 Fresh Foods You Should Never Store Together

Your cart is full of produce, but days later it's wilted and sad. Here's how to store, herbs, fruit, and...


People Are Making Potato Chip Marshmallow Squares—and They’re Perfectly Sweet and Salty

You've heard of Rice Krispies treats. But have you tried a Ruffles krispie treat?

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan

Take a trip to the Mediterranean from the comfort of your own kitchen. We've made it easy with a week's...


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13 Grilling Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

As beloved as a summer cookout may be, it also hides some health hazards. Here's what you need to know...


17 Junk Food Aisle Copycat Recipes

Ward off a snack attack with these homemade versions of junk food aisle favourites.


A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Spaghetti Sauce

Simmer a big pot of this meatless spaghetti sauce on Monday. Serve it over pasta, then use it in these...


This Is How to Shred Cheese So Nothing Sticks to the Box Grater

Say goodbye to cheese that sticks to the grater!


Here’s How Long You Can Really Freeze Food

Freezing food doesn't have to be a mystery. Our handy chart—plus freezing and thawing tips—will have you stockpiling like a...