Cooking Tips & Techniques

How to Clean Shrimp

It’s always fastest to buy shrimp that are already peeled and deveined. But if you choose to do the job yourself (and save a few bucks in the process), clean them with this 1-2-3 method.

The Ultimate Soundtrack for Cooking

Shake, bake, rattle, and roll to these tasty food-inspired tunes.

Cooking New Uses for Old Things

New roles for items that can help you get dinner on the table.

4 Tricks to Keep Parchment Paper Flat

It’s one of the handiest kitchen materials out there. But when your hands are covered in batter and you’re about to drop a dollop on the pan, why does parchment insist on curling up? Try these tactics to scare it straight.

How to Make the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie, According to Science

No one is complaining about a warm-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookie, right? Except, well, maybe it would be even better if it were crispier? Or crispy on the outside but chewy on the inside? Or just a bit cakier? Here’s a cheat sheet for hitting that sweet spot, no matter your preference. (Hint: It’s all about the sugar.)

1 Amazingly Easy Truffle Recipe, 6 Delicious Variations

This year, romance your Valentine with a little something sweet.

9 Heart-Shaped Kitchen Tools for Valentine’s Day

If you’re trading a crowded restaurant for a cozy home-cooked dinner this year, let this festive cookware infuse prep time and mealtime with an element of romance.