Cooking Tips & Techniques

5 Grilled Sandwiches You’ll Be Eating All Summer

Melt-in-your-mouth layers, special sauce… need we say more? When you want a break from traditional barbecue fare, nothing else stacks up.

What You Need to Know About Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast has long been a favorite of vegans, who use it as a cheese substitute. But now nutritional yeast is everywhere—maybe you’ve seen it in the market, or on a food blog. Here’s what you need to know about the popular seasoning.

How to Ripen a Banana In an Hour

Three ways to take your fruit from green to palate-pleasing yellow.

3 Genius Uses for Your Tablespoon

Make it do more than measure olive oil. Its strong, sharp edges work well to scrape and scoop.

You Need to Try These Dark Chocolate Beet Cookies

Made with buckwheat flour, they’re our new favorite way to use the nutrient-rich veggie.

Surprising Ways to Cook With Seltzer Water

Clearly seltzer adds refreshing fizz to cranberry juice or sangría. But its colorless, odorless, tasteless bubbliness also makes it the ideal secret ingredient to lighten up foods. Think batters and soups. (Thanks, air pockets!) Seltzer and club soda can be used interchangeably, but steer clear of sparkling water, which doesn’t have enough carbonation to leaven. And be sure to use a bottle that’s fresh from the store; over time seltzer goes flat.

What Is Aquafaba?

Everything you need to know about the latest vegan trend.

How to Make the Ultimate Pound Cake

This rich, buttery cake can do just about anything.

12 Foods You Had No Idea You Should Be Grating

Don't underestimate the power of your cheese grater.