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4 Clever Kitchen Helpers

From a trash can that vacuums to a thermometer that plays sous chef, these are a digital expert's top cook-space gadgets.

How to Use a Pressure Cooker

Exploding pressure cookers are a thing of the past; today’s pressure cookers are a safe, efficient way to cook meals in minutes.

Canning 101

Berries, tomatoes, and zucchini everywhere! When blessed with too much of a good thing, it’s time to get canning. Here’s how to do it.

23 Cooking Uses for Your Microwave

If you use this gizmo only to zap popcorn or heat up leftovers, prepare to be impressed. Here are more than 20 ways your microwave can save you time in the kitchen.

Which Food Containers Are Safe for the Microwave?

Find out which materials are microwave-friendly, and which ones you should avoid.

9 Clever Uses for a Food Processor

Use your food processor to make these common kitchen tasks easier.

All About Appliances

Learn how to buy (and clean) home and kitchen appliances, avoid expensive appliance repairs, and reuse your existing appliances in clever ways.

Refrigerator and Freezer Cleaning Checklist

You may think you have the technique down cold, but keeping the refrigerator clean requires more than a box of baking soda. Think of this checklist as a refresher course.

How to Buy Major Appliances

What you need to know before making a big-ticket purchase.

10 Best Slow Cookers

When it comes to setting it and forgetting it, these slow cookers are your best bet.

5 Best Coolers

Is your old standby losing its cool? These five clever favorites—from 70 vetted—will keep drinks and food icy fresh through any dog-day afternoon.