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Sep 17, 2019
Are You Bad in the Kitchen? Here’s How to Become a Great Cook
I can’t cook. I mean I really can’t cook. I burn garlic bread and overcook pasta. When I announce dinner plans that involve me in the kitchen, I am always met with moans, groans and a few eye-rolls...
Sep 17, 2019
How to Season a Cast Iron Pan Like a Pro and Other Care Tips
The chore of seasoning a cast iron pan is a small price to pay for a reliable piece of cookware that heats food evenly, can be transferred straight from stovetop to oven, and is so durable it will...
Sep 13, 2019
We’ve All Been Making Rice Wrong — Starting With the First Step
Have you ever waited anxiously for a pot of rice to cook only to find a mushy, sticky mess sitting there when you lift the lid? It can be so disappointing after all your prep for a perfect meal....
Sep 11, 2019
How to Choose the Right KitchenAid Mixer Model for You
When it comes to home appliances, few are as universally adored as the KitchenAid mixer. A staple in home kitchens since 1919 and beloved by home bakers and professionals alike, if there's one...
Sep 10, 2019
4 Food Hacks That Take the Stress Out of Cooking
No matter how experienced you are in the kitchen, we all love learning new cooking hacks. From a technique that makes your favorite crunchy snack less of a guilty-pleasure, to a hack that ensures...
Sep 6, 2019
9 Foods You Should Never Cook In an Instant Pot
You've probably heard that you can cook just about anything in an Instant Pot. While that might technically be true, just because you can prepare a certain meal in this appliance doesn't always...
Sep 5, 2019
7 Copper Cookware Sets That Will Change the Way You Cook
If you’re anything like us, you’re already starting to plan those big holiday meals you’ll be whipping up in just a few months — including their execution. While you may be getting by just fine in...
Sep 3, 2019
10 Super Helpful Uses for Banana Peels You Need to Know
Bananas are undoubtedly one of the most popular (and nutritious) fruits around, but when it comes to banana peels, many of us toss out the tough outer layer without a second thought. However, it...
Sep 3, 2019
This Simple Trick Can Help Organize Leftovers In Your Fridge Without Using Tupperware
When you whip up a delicious meal and serve it all in one big bowl, then inevitably end up with leftovers, what do you do? You probably separate those remaining morsels into smaller Tupperware or...
Aug 29, 2019
This Simple Trick Makes Chewy, Rubbery Asparagus a Thing of the Past
I’ve always been a fan of freshly roasted asparagus, but I also dread biting into a rubbery stalk with tough skin. For years, I just powered through the chewy fibers to get the yummy flavor, but...
Aug 26, 2019
The Pioneer Woman’s Number One Cooking Tip is Refreshingly Simple
Reading recipes by Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, always feels more like getting advice from a friend rather than a stuffy cookbook or blog. Her homespun sense of Southern hospitality is...
Aug 25, 2019
It's Way Easier (And Healthier) to Make Your Own Nut Butter Than You Think
Whether you’re a follower of the keto diet, looking to up your intake of healthy fats, or just generally like the taste, nut butters are a healthy and delicious snack. The problem with a lot of...
Aug 23, 2019
This $10 Mini-Waffle-Maker Has More Than 3,000 5-Star Amazon Reviews
They say good things come in small packages, and home appliances are no exception — especially when it comes to waffle makers. Dash's Mini Waffle Maker ($9.99 to $14.99) is blowing the competition...
Aug 11, 2019
10 Cookbooks FIRST Editors Depend on for Meal Inspiration
While cooking may not be something everyone enjoys, here at First for Women, we can't get enough of it. Whether it's whipping up a delicious dinner for the family or satisfying a sweet tooth with a...
Aug 10, 2019
10 KitchenAid Attachments You Need in Your Kitchen Today
When you think about kitchen appliances, a couple standouts line most countertops — blenders, multi-cookers, grills, and of course KitchenAid stand mixers come to mind. From cooking to baking,...
Aug 3, 2019
7 Indoor Grills That Are Just the Grate-est
We may be in the heart of BBQ season, but who said grilling was just for summer? For scrumptious, smokey dishes all year long, adding one of the best indoor grills to your kitchen appliance...
Jul 30, 2019
How to Rescue Over-Salted Recipes While Cooking
Pretty much every recipe requires at least a pinch of salt. Being instructed to add the ingredient “to taste” can sometimes end up with dishes that taste way, way too salty. Whether you forgot you...
Jun 19, 2019
Use This Simple Trick to Fry Up the Best Bacon Ever — It's Less Messy, Too!
Who doesn't love the savory, salty flavor of bacon? It's delicious on its own or as an addition to your favorite dish. That said, it can be difficult to whip it up just right. Thankfully, there’s...
May 15, 2019
Why You Should Get Rid of Your Measuring Cups
Growing up we didn't have anything much fancier than a simple Shake ‘n Bake or plain spaghetti on a regular basis in my house. So I never used to think much about the food I cooked as an adult — it...
May 13, 2019
How to Find the Best Hibachi Grill for Your Home
Getting the family together to cook with a hibachi grill is becoming more and more popular, which naturally begs the question: What is the best hibachi grill for home? This style of cooking is very...
May 7, 2019
Why You Need to Stop Washing Chicken Before You Cook It
Washing raw chicken might seem like a logical first step when you're preparing one of your favorite recipes, but according to a recent message from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention...
May 5, 2019
Why You Need an Outdoor Pizza Oven in Your Life
With an outdoor pizza oven you can enjoy a slice of perfection whenever and wherever (almost) you want it — in the backyard, at a picnic, and even at a tailgate. Because let's face it, when do we...
May 1, 2019
25 Handy Kitchen Gadgets You Need for Your Next Cinco de Mayo Party
With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, it's the perfect time to stock your cocina with some fun kitchen gadgets. Whether it's you, your mom, neighbor, son, or sister hosting the party this...
Apr 23, 2019
Does Adding Salt Really Make Water Boil Faster?
For as long as I can remember, I’ve added salt to any pot of water I’m boiling. It doesn’t matter if I’m making pasta, potatoes, or pierogies — step one has always been tossing in salt. I saw my...
Apr 8, 2019
This $8 Soap Claims to Get Rid of Smelly Garlic Hands In a Snap
Garlic adds a layer of delicious, savory flavor to any meal, but it also tends to leave another not so pleasant thing behind. After cooking with garlic, the pungent odor can linger on your hands...
Apr 8, 2019
The Secret to the Tastiest Meatloaf Is Sitting on Your Bar Cart
Bloody Mary mix isn't just for brunch anymore. Give your mom’s beloved meatloaf recipe a tangy twist with this unexpected ingredient. The bar cart staple will add a delicious zest and zing to any...
Mar 30, 2019
9 All-in-One Appliances for Delicious 30-Minutes Meals
The days of slaving away over a hot stove are long over — after all, who has the time? But, if you're looking to create healthy meals from scratch without spending all day in the kitchen, there are...
Mar 28, 2019
7 Ways to Save Money on Meal Prep
After you learn how to meal prep from experts like Nikki Sharp, you probably want to make every recipe under the sun and stock your fridge to the brim with color-coordinated Tupperware containers....
Mar 23, 2019
Martha Stewart Swears By Adding Orange Juice to Her Sweet Potato Mash
Sweet potatoes are our most-loved ingredient when we need a healthier starch alternative so we can enjoy the benefits of carbs without having to feel guilty. We just can’t get enough of sweet...
Mar 22, 2019
How to Ripen Bananas Quickly When You Need to Make Banana Bread ASAP
The best way to ripen bananas quickly depends on how much time you have — so we've covered them all to help you out. Then you can go back to whipping up your world famous banana bread (just share a...