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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.

Peeling Mango

This quick, simple-to-do, tip demystifies and makes easy work of preparing fresh mango for any kind of recipe.

How to Stale Bread

Need stale bread in a pinch? Use this quick tip and get your dressing prepared in no time.

Cooking Bacon

Don't fret over bacon grease anymore. With this quick tip you'll have perfectly cooked bacon and minimal clean up.

"Chopping" Leafy Greens

Make easier work of chopping unruly leafy greens with this simple tip that only requires a resealable plastic bag.

Halloween Candy Cookies

Make the most of left over Halloween candy with this tip that revamps an old tried and true recipe.

Seeding Hot Chiles

Stop the burn and save your fingers with this simple kitchen tip for seeding and cleaning out hot chile peppers.

Cleaning Pumpkin Seeds

Clean out a small cooking pumpkin or winter squash efficiently and safely with this common kitchen item.

Removing Corn From the Cob

Prepare the Maque Choux in a quick and clean manner with this simple trick that keeps kernels from flying.

Better Bacon Appetizers

Ensure perfectly crisp and tender bacon-wrapped appetizers with this easy-to do and make-ahead tip.

Storing Garlic

Always have fresh garlic on hand with this quick tip that cuts down on prep time and makes mincing a breeze.

Cleaning Bell Peppers

It can be tricky to clean out bell peppers without feeling wasteful. Here's how to do it easily, and avoid losing much pepper flesh.

Testing Oil Temperature

Simplify frying, especially when you're without a deep-fat thermometer, with this trick for checking the oil temperature.

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