Tips and Answers

What is freezer jam and why do people love it so much?

What is freezer jam? If you love homemade jams but don't want to go to the trouble of cooking and canning — or if you just prefer a fresher taste! — freezer jam might be just the thing.

What is Furikake?

What's in furikake? What is furikake used for? Learn all about this popular seasoning blend!

What is the best way to clean morel mushrooms?

Morels come with a fair amount of dirt in all their nooks and crannies. What's the best way to clean them?

Ham Buying Guide

Spiral-sliced ham? It’s great for convenience, but for the best flavor, try a ham that you cook and carve yourself.

Another Use for Metal Turkey Lacers

Try using metal turkey lacers for stuffed-meat dishes.

A Quick Trick for Chopping Nuts

Here's a trick for chopping nuts quickly, no knife required.

What is Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur?

What is Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur?

Is Brie Rind Edible?

Is the white rind on Brie edible, or does it need to be removed before eating?

How to Cut Perfect Diamond-Shaped Cookies

How to get neat-looking diamond-shaped cookies without a food-safe ruler? We've got just the trick.

Vanilla Paste vs Extract, Powder & Beans

What's the difference between vanilla paste and vanilla extract? What about vanilla powder and vanilla beans? We give the run-down on how each of these products is made and used.

Which Pumpkin is Best For Cooking?

Your jack-o'-lantern pumpkin may smell nice, but it isn't so good for eating. Which pumpkin varieties are best for cooking?

A Better Way to Scoop Ice

Keep the ice flowing without watering down your drinks. This kitchen hack makes it simple!