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How to Cook Scallops

How to Cook Scallops

Scallops are expensive, elegant, and fragile, but somehow quick and easy at the same time. Searing scallops is a simple matter that requ... READ MORE

How to Use a Crock-Pot

How to Use a Crock-Pot

A Crock-Pot takes up a lot of counter and cupboard space, but it's convenient and doesn't take a lot of headspace. This no-brainer is one of our favorite cooking methods when it gets chilly outside because it's ideal for comforting soups, stews, beans, and heavy, cheap cuts of meat that turn tender after receiving the low-and-slow cooking treatment. While it may not be rocket science, you can mess it up. So remember these tips and get simmering. READ MORE

New Year’s Day Brunch: Tips for Throwing the First Party of 2017

New Year’s Day Brunch: Tips for Throwing the First Party of 2017

An easy, make-ahead menu to share with friends. READ MORE

How to Brown Butter

How to Brown Butter

Bakers swoon about browned butter. They swear by the sweet, nutty depth this simple extra step adds to their cookies, breads, and well, pumpkin gnocchi drenched in delicious brown butter sage sauce. Browned butter is what you get when you melt butter down until the water is cooked out and the milk solids separate and turn a golden brown. READ MORE

How to Make Your Sugar Cookies Taste Better

How to Make Your Sugar Cookies Taste Better

Sugar cookies often look prettier than they taste. Now that's not right. With cookie season well under way, follow our tips to ensure yours are beautiful inside and out. READ MORE

Ultimate Guide to Stuffing

Ultimate Guide to Stuffing

Ancient Romans and Arabs stuffed their birds centuries before Thanksgiving was a thing. READ MORE

Why People Aren’t Peeling Their Produce

Why People Aren’t Peeling Their Produce

We've noticed something lately, even though it's not new: Some people don't peel their carrots and cucumbers. They leave the skins of their beets and eggplants intact. READ MORE

13 Common Cooking Mistakes to Avoid This Thanksgiving

13 Common Cooking Mistakes to Avoid This Thanksgiving

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful even for seasoned experts. It’s a complex task that takes planning both in and out of the kitchen: how many guests will you have, do they have dietary restrictions, do they have other gatherings to attend, and do you have enough space at your table? Avoid common cooking mistakes to prevent a Thanksgiving day disaster. But remember: mistakes do happen. Whether you dropped the turkey or forgot to cook the rolls, Thanksgiving is mainly about spending time with loved ones. Stop worrying and enjoy the indulgence! READ MORE

13 Appetizers You Won’t Believe Came Out of the Slow Cooker

13 Appetizers You Won’t Believe Came Out of the Slow Cooker

  When you have a holiday party or dinner, you can't give every dish equal attention. Appetizers can keep your guests sated while you focus on the main course, so you don't want to spend too much time on them. For appetizer-only parties, well, some of those hors d'oeuvres will still need to sit on the back burner while you focus on others. Enter the Crock-Pot (or other slow cooker). Typically tasked with breaking down tough cuts of meat, a slow cooker can also be your secret weapon in the appetizer realm. And we're not talking just meatballs or chili. We mean to make something fancy-schmancy or unexpected. Next time it’s your turn to host cocktails at home, bust out the recipe for one of these 11 appetizers. READ MORE

Cauliflower is King: Here’s Why It Rules

Cauliflower is King: Here’s Why It Rules

In the past, cauliflower has paled in comparison to more vibrant, assertive vegetables, especially kale. But cauliflower is about to rule your kitchen. This cruciferous cousin to bolder broccoli is nabbing the spotlight in meals featuring tacos, buffalo-drenched gameday grub, steak substitutes, and comforting accompaniments like mashed potatoes and rice.  Let us impart to you why we adore the almighty cauliflower and how to use this misunderstood vegetable. READ MORE