The 2-Hour Foolproof Plan for a Whole Week of Meals

Think you’ll never win at weeknight meals? Think again. This plan requires a little sacrifice—two hours on a weekend—but the payoff is huge: a mix-and-match stash of building blocks to create easier, faster dinners all week long.

The Fastest Way to Seed a Pomegranate

Instead of buying the packaged seeds, which are more expensive and less fresh, try this three-step method for the whole fruit. Enjoy the seeds in salads, dips, or cocktails.

A Simple Guide to Pickling and Preserving

It may sounds complicated, but it’s easier than you think.

How to Make the Perfect Salad Dressing From Scratch

Home editor Stephanie Sisco shares her favorite recipe and easy how-to.

7 Tips Every Camper Should Know About Campfire Cooking

A little intimidated about cooking over an open fire? Don’t be. Campfire cooking is easy with these secrets, starting with: Pack a Dutch oven.

7 Homemade Cupcakes So Pretty They Look Store-Bought

Skip the bakery. These impressive cupcakes come together in a flash—and you’ll hold the bragging rights!

6 Extraordinary Cold Brew Coffee Finds

Cold brewing, aka steeping roughly ground beans with cold water for at least 12 hours—makes these concentrates smoother and less acidic than the standard drip method. Store in the fridge for up to two weeks for delicious iced coffee at the ready.

Homemade Seasoning Salt Ideas

Make these creative combos your go-to flavor boosters.

How to Use a Chimney Starter

Fire up your charcoal grill with these two easy steps.

How to Toast and Skin Hazelnuts

Toasting brings out the rich flavor of hazelnuts, and it's the easiest way to remove their sometimes bitter skins. Follow these steps.