Tips

How to Remove a Tart Pan Ring

Here's an easy trick for getting a tart out of its pan — plus, it'll cool your tart more quickly.

Dash vs. Pinch

Which is bigger, a dash or a pinch? How big is a dollop?

Nutmeg vs. Mace

Are nutmeg and mace the same thing? Can you substitute one for the other?

How To Clean a Wire Cooling Rack

Wire cooling racks are useful, but they can be a pain to clean. We've got a clever way to get them clean without a lot of hassle.

Chestnuts vs. Water Chestnuts

Can water chestnuts be used as a substitute for chestntuts?

Artochoke vs. Sunchoke vs. Jerusalem Artichoke

What's the difference between an artichoke and a sunchoke? What does a sunchoke look like?

Pepitas vs. Pumpkin Seeds

What's the difference between pepitas and pumpkin seeds?

Pork Ribs: Baby Back Ribs vs. Spareribs

What’s the difference between baby back ribs and spareribs?

How to Cut the Perfect Slice of Lasagna

How many times have you lost half your cheese when cutting into a hot-out-of-the-oven lasagna? Here's an easy way to keep those toppings on.

How to Toast Tortillas

Toasting your tortillas brings out the corn or flour flavor and helps soften the tortillas for filling. Here's how to do it over a gas stovetop.

Even French Toast Spice Distribution

Ground cinnamon and nutmeg always seem to float to the top of the French toast batter so only the first few slices of bread get the spices. Here's how to ensure a more even distribution.

Steam Potatoes for Potato Salad for Better Texture

Boiling potatoes for potato salad is time-consuming and often waterlogs the potatoes. Here's a simple way to cook your potatoes for a better texture — no pot of boiling water required!