Tired of splatters from a hand mixer? Use this quick tip to make your own DIY shield to protect you (and your clothes) from splatters and splashes—and keep your kitchen cleaner!
Balsamic syrup tastes sweet and looks great as a garnish to drizzle on and flavor salads, appetizers and main dishes—you can even use it as a syrup for desserts! Here's a quick way to make balsamic syrup from inexpensive grocery-store balsamic vinegar.
Most chefs cut onions in a very specific fashion—its similar to the technique here with one difference. They make a horizontal cut into the onion halves. It puts your fingers at risk and no one’s ever given a good reason for making that extra cut—except that it’s how they were taught in culinary school. Here's an equally effective way to chop onions.
Eating hot chiles is one thing, but preparing and chopping them can present a whole new set of challenges—especially for your hands. Here's a way to stop the chile pepper burn.
Buttering and flouring a pan can help your baked goods release cleanly-but can leave a white film on chocolate-based desserts. Here's a super-quick tip to solve this problem.
Make soup, stock and broth-making a breeze by putting your pasta insert to use! Clean up is a breeze and yet another unitasker becomes a multi-purpose kitchen tool.
Do your potatoes start sprouting before you can use them all up? Here's a quick tip to keep your potatoes fresher for longer.
Freeze fresh spinach instead of buying frozen cooked spinach. The fresh flavor remains, and it's easy to prep when you need it—plus clean up is non-existent!
If you like your food spicy (or accidentally bite into something HOT), but don't want to deal with the pain for minutes after, try these remedies to stop the burn fast.
It's a well-known fact that cold cream whips better—but what do you do when you have a hot kitchen? Here's a few tips and tricks to ensure your heavy cream stays cold so you can make perfect whipped cream every time.
Want those crisp, clean edges on your perfectly square brownies? Turn to your pizza wheel to make your brownies look like they came straight out of the bakery.
Sometimes you just don’t have time to chill your sauces, broths, stocks and other liquids to easily skim the fat. Here's a time-saving hack to skim the fat quickly using something you're sure to have in your kitchen.