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Kitchen Tips

Every cook wants to learn fast new ways of performing everyday kitchen tasks. From seeding a tomato to shaping a perfect meatball to cutting a meringue pie, we explain how to do almost everything better and quicker — loaded with solutions to your cooking dilemmas, search through our library of clever culinary tips to help you in the kitchen with our tips, tricks, and timesavers.

Seeding Jalapeños

Ditch the gloves and pull out your vegetable peeler. There's more than one way to seed a jalapeño.

Clean Grater Tip

Learn this simple trick to quickly and easily clean a cheesy grater.

Blender Safety Tip

Put this simple tip into action any time you're puréeing hot liquids in a blender.

Peeling Garlic Made Easy

Peeling garlic can be a sticky, time-consuming mess. Follow this simple tip to make your life a bit easier.

Simple Way to Flavor Rice

This Test Kitchen-approved tip is a simple way to add flavor to rice. Just a quick addition to the pot and you'll up the ante of plain cooked rice.

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