With in-depth cooking articles and step-by-step cooking videos, we’ll help you learn more about how to cook great food at home. Master cooking techniques that will make you successful in the kitchen, and take a closer look at some of our favorite ingredients. Learn everything from how to cure meats to making cheese at home, plus find Test Kitchen-approved techniques for getting tricky treats like hollandaise sauce and flaky pie crust to turn out perfectly.
How to Make Moon Pies
Moon pies are a classic Southern dessert, and are especially popular during Mardi Gras as a "throw" from floats during the parade. Here, we walk you through how to make …
How to Form & Fry Sesame Balls
Sesame balls are a classic New Year's and birthday treat, but they can be a bit tricky to make. From forming to frying, we've got you covered with …
How to Form Dumplings
Making dumplings at home can be a rewarding process, but takes a little practice to get right. Here's how to master the fanciest of folding techniques — the pleated fold.
Three-Herb Falafel with Tahini Sauce
A traditional Middle Eastern street food, falafel, is a must-try chickpea recipe.
Baby BLT Burgers
Forget the "bigger is better" mentality. With these tasty baby burgers, the new perspective is, "the more, the merrier!"
How to Make Pupusas
No need to jet off to Central America for this traditional Salvadoran favorite. Making these tasty treats at home is easier than you may think. Follow our simple step-by-step process …
How to Make Spun Sugar
Making spun sugar is a bit of a project, but it adds a beautiful, sparkly element to any dessert for a real show-stopping finish.
How to Carve a Turkey
Now that the table is all set, it’s time to bring out the bird. But don’t let
that cause you any despair. With this easy, step-by-step guide, we …
Dill Havarti Grilled Cheese
These ooey, gooey grilled cheeses may just be the best you've ever had. The combination of cream cheese and dill havarti makes for a super-creamy filling that's enhanced …
Peach Moscow Mule Granita
Nothing beats the heat better than this frozen Peach Moscow Mule Granita. With the classic flavors of ginger and lime, plus peach, you had better make a double batch and …
How to Make Deep-Dish Pizza Dough
Even if you’re a die-hard thin-crust pizza snob, this ode to the Windy City’s trademark
deep-dish pie might just give you pause to reconsider your allegiance. The crispy …
Here's an essential chopping technique: roll-cutting is the perfect chopping technique for cone-shaped vegetables, like carrots and parsnips, because it helps guarantee uniformly shaped cuts. This type of cut …