Cooking Tips & Techniques

Learn all the cooking tips and techniques you need to know to be a passable home chef with how-to guides, substitution options, recipe suggestions, and more. Learn how to cook rice and other staples (plus more challenging foods), how to cut difficult ingredients like mangos and avocados, and how to whip up the meal of your dreams, all right here.

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4 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Brisket (But Should)

If you celebrate Passover, you've probably spent your entire life eating brisket that's been slowly braised with sweet onions and carrots. But did you know that it’s easy (and okay!) to mix up the flavor profile? For inspiration, try our super succulent Gochujang Braised Brisket. The large cut of meat is also commonly used in Texas-style barbecue. Here are some fun (and useful!) facts you may not know. 

How to Start Cooking Authentic Italian Food at Home, According to Lidia Bastianich

Italian food is more than just pizza and spaghetti. There’s a wide range of ingredients, flavors, and dishes to experiment with in your own home.

How to Carve a Turkey

Here's how to nail the final frontier before you dig in.

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Here, three simple methods for making spaghetti squash: in the oven, in the microwave, and in an Instant Pot. Take your pick.

The Hassle-Free Way To Cut a Mango

There’s no denying the deliciousness of a mango, but peeling and cutting it can be a hassle—though you, too, can learn the simple technique for cutting a mango.

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How To Cook Perfectly Fluffy Rice Every Time

Watch this video to learn the right technique for cooking fluffy, delicious rice every time.

You Need to Know About This Difference Between Heavy Cream and Whipping Cream

The labels may look similar but believe it or not, there is a difference between heavy cream vs. whipping cream. Read on to find out what it is.

5 Effective Egg Substitutes for Cooking and Baking

All of these options are vegan, so if you’re baking for someone with an egg allergy or dietary restriction, or have simply run out of eggs, you’re in luck.