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Cooking Tips & Advice

Cooking Tips & Advice will give you insights into the techniques and tools that are used in the kitchen. Read about the different types of knives and learn about the many ways of cutting and chopping food.

Uses for Salt: Cooking Tips

Salt has more jobs in cooking than being an ingredient in recipes. It can perform miraculous tricks for improving flavor, preserving food, and salvaging a cooking disaster. Learn salt's diverse roles in the cooking process.

Sacrilege, or Science? Freezing These Two Steak Cuts Increases Tenderness

Scientists tested whether freezing a steak would affect its tenderness. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

5 Cooking Tips and Tricks Using Lemon Juice

Some cooking tips and tricks using lemon juice are perfect for a last minute meal. Check out these 5 cooking tips and tricks using lemon juice. See more »

5 Things You Should Always Have in your Pantry

Some things you should always have in your pantry. Check out our top 5 things in your pantry and keep well stocked for those lazy nights. See more »

Top 5 Egg Tips

You might think you've mastered the art of cooking eggs, but we've got some insider egg tips. Check out these top 5 egg tips. See more »

10 Most Common Food Product Substitutes

Want to make brownies less fattening? You'll need to look into food product substitutes then. Check out our 10 most common food product substitutes. See more »

Tossing a Pizza 101

Tossing a pizza 101 will teach you exactly how to throw that dough without it landing on the floor. Check out tossing a pizza 101 at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Reasons You Should Have Lemons in Your Fridge

Whether you're baking cookies or garnishing a glass of water, you'll need a lemon. Check out these 10 Reasons You Should Have Lemons in Your Fridge. See more »

How to Save Money at the Grocery Store

Saving money at the grocery store can be as simple as making a list ahead of time. Learn how to save money at the grocery store in this article. See more »

Garnishing Tips

Looking for a way to add a garnish to your cooking? We have great tips and ideas to help you make the most of your garnish. See more »

Entertaining and Party Planning Tips

Entertaining and party planning can be stressful, but they don't have to be. Check out these tips to ensure your next bash is stress-free. See more »