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Condiments & Ingredients are important when creating a meal or dish. Read about how different ingredients work and what kind of condiments will enhance the flavor of a dish.

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What's in that recipe?

Much like fingerprints, no two recipes are alike. Sometimes, it's just one special ingredient that sets a dish apart from imitators. Take our quiz to discover if you can spot the common and incredibly exotic ingredients found in complex recipes from around the world.


How Umami Works

How Umami Works

Umami has been called the fifth taste, joining the traditional quartet of salty, sweet, bitter and sour. Learn what gives food an umami taste. See more »

How to Make a Substitute for Brown Sugar

You're out of brown sugar and would like to make a substitute. This article will tell you how to make a substitute for brown sugar. See more »

What on Earth did I just eat?

What on Earth did I just eat?

Do you have a palate of steel? Have you ever wondered, 'What on earth did I just eat?' Take this quiz to find out what it was. See more »

Which Italian dish is which?

Which Italian dish is which?

Traditionally, Italian meals are crammed with courses. Can you recognize your favorite dishes with this Italian food quiz? See more »

What's in the sauce?

What's in the sauce?

What's in the Sauce? Test your taste buds to figure out if you can guess what is in these delicious sauces. The Get Smart Challenge presents a quiz to test your taste buds from TLC Cooking. See more »

Top 10 Things You Can Make with Honey

Top 10 Things You Can Make with Honey

There are many things you can make with honey in the kitchen. Check out these top 5 things you can make with honey. See more »

What's in that recipe?

What's in that recipe?

Are you wondering what's in that recipe? Sometimes, it's just one special ingredient that sets a dish apart. Take this what's in that recipe quiz. See more »

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Oils

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Oils

For professional and amateur chefs alike, cooking oils are an essential part of the culinary process. Learn all about cooking oils. See more »

Save vs. Splurge: Fancy Ketchups

Save vs. Splurge: Fancy Ketchups

Fancy ketchup includes fruit ketchups, curry ketchup and everything in between. Learn about fancy ketchup and other types of ketchup. See more »

10 Must-have Marinades, Brines and Barbecue Rubs

10 Must-have Marinades, Brines and Barbecue Rubs

Marinades, brines and barbecue rubs will take your grilling experience to the next level. Check out these 10 must-have marinades, brines and barbecue rubs. See more »