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)
Those who celebrate Passover tend to eat brisket a particular way: slowly braised with sweet onions and carrots. But a lot more people are enjoying brisket these days–with a lot more flavor profiles. Here's what to know about this flavorful meat.
How to Cook Authentic Italian Food at Home, According to Lidia Bastianich
Italian cooking includes more than 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
Carving a turkey has never been so easy. Here's how to nail the final frontier before you dig in.
Heavy Cream, Whipping Cream, or Half-and-Half? Here's What to Use When
Avoid confusion in the dairy aisle with these heavy and light cream facts and substitutes.
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.

More Cooking Tips & Techniques

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.