Tips

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!

Coffee Cubes

No one likes throwing out leftover coffee, especially when it’s brewed with expensive beans. Here's a simple way to use up any remaining coffee in your coffee pot.

Papaya as a Meat Tenderizer

Papaya is an excellent natural meat tenderizer. Use papaya (ripe or unripe) on tough cuts of red meat and the enzymes in the fruit will help break down the collagen, leaving you with a tender steak.

Spray the Flavor

Here's a simple tip to ensure even distribution of flavored liquids like coffee or liqueurs when making desserts like tiramisu or charlottes.

Pizza Herb Cutter

Your pizza cutter is more than a unitasker in the kitchen! Put it to good use to help chop fresh herbs — minus the bruising.

Pizza Herb and Lettuce Cutter

Your pizza cutter is more than a unitasker in the kitchen! Put it to good use to help chop fresh herbs — minus the bruising.

Easy Spice Storage to Save Space

Are you a lover of spice but low on storage space? Try this space-saving spice storage hack! You'll be amazed at how much extra room you'll have.

Build a Better Lasagna

Didn't think a classic lasagna could be improved upon? Here's a new way to assemble your lasagnas that help hold their shape better and give more structure to the pasta dish.

Company-Ready Freezer Muffins

Nothing is more welcoming to houseguests than having a batch of freshly baked muffins at the ready. Use this simple tip and you'll always be ready for company!

How to Soften Tortillas in Bulk

Tortillas are often fried or steamed one at a time in a skillet before filling and rolling. This can be time-consuming when you have a lot of tortillas to work with. Here's a simple tip to soften a lot of tortillas at once.

How to Revive Whole Black Peppercorns

Whole black peppercorns in bulk are an excellent value. But the problem is, they lose some of their spiciness after a few months. Here's how to revive your whole peppercorns.

How to Make Grease-Less Meatloaf

Meatloaf is notorious for being greasy when cooked in a loaf pan; it basically just sits in its own fat and cooks! Here's a simple trick to reduce the grease in your homemade meatloaf.