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.

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...


Why Do Restaurants Put Rice in the Salt Shakers?

Plenty of restaurants use the "rice in salt shaker" trick. Here's why!


10 Easy No-Bake Pies That Are Perfect for Summer

These easy, no-bake pies are a refreshing way to end a summer meal. Find lightened-up favorites that won't weigh you...


If You See Spots or Bumps on Your Eggs, This Is What It Means

We’re here to crack the code for you before you crack your next egg.


This Viral Video Shows You How to Make Watermelon Pizza

You can make all kinds of watermelon pizza, but this TikTok-famous recipe is tart, spicy and refreshing.

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12 Things You Should Really Never Microwave

Popping the wrong foods, containers, or mugs in the microwave could make you sick, expose you to harmful chemicals, or...


20+ Easy Weeknight Dinners for Summer

These simple, summer weeknight dinners are perfect for busy days.


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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...