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Cooking How to will help you discover the correct procedures for preparing a variety of meals. Read about how to saute vegetables, grill a streak, bake fish and more.


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Don't Toss Those Cheese Rinds! 4 Ways You Can Totally Use Them

Those leftover cheese rinds can be valuable ingredients that you can harness into new recipes. We'll show you simple ways to use them as flavor enhancers.

How to Freeze Fresh Vegetables

Worried about running out of fresh vegetables? Stock up now and freeze them for later. It's easy and they'll retain all their taste and nutrition.

What Is Sous Vide?

Sous vide has been gaining in popularity with home cooks. So how does this immersion cooking work, and is it right for you?

Non-wheat Flours Don't Have to Be Daunting

Baking and cooking with non-wheat flours like cassava flour, almond flour and even rice flour doesn't have to be intimidating. We talked to experts about which flour is the right one to use when.

Lox, Gravlax and Nova: What's the Difference?

The three salmon preparation methods all have similarities, but they're are intensely different.

Just in Time for Pancake Day, Scientists Develop Pancake Calculator

Some Polish scientists created a calculator that can give you the perfect proportions for 14 different international types of pancakes.

How to Keep Guac From Turning to Goop

Who hasn't had their delicious green guac turn into brown slime overnight? Here's how to save it.

Can You Microwave a Steak to a Perfect Medium-rare?

If a microwave's your only option, could you make it work?

The Delectable History of Cookbooks

A 4th-century cookbook advised readers how to get rid of the 'goatish smell' from stale bird meat.

This Ancient Secret for Making Tacos Nutritious and Safe Is Still Used Today

Pre-Columbian civilizations perfected a way of processing corn that's still important.

How the Food Industry Made 'Artisan' Meaningless

Where did America's love affair with 'hand-made' food come from, and where is it going?

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

Conventional wisdom says freezing steaks can make them tougher after thawing. But that's not the case for these two cuts of beef, a new study confirms.

How do they figure out the number of calories in a recipe?

Is determining it as simple as adding up the calories in the ingredients and dividing them by the number of servings? Or does the cooking (or even the digestive process) change the final calorie count?

Italian Night Done Right: Perfect Homemade Pasta

Pasta is a popular dish the world over, but there's a method to the pasta and sauce pairing madness. We'll steer you the right direction for the perfect pasta meal.

How to Make Animal Cupcakes

You want to make animal cupcakes, but don't know how to do it. Learn about how to make animal cupcakes in this article.

How to Cook Cactus

You've heard that cactus is a very popular food in Mexico and you'd like to learn how to cook them. Read this article to learn about how to cook cactus.

How to Cook Chitterlings

Bring the traditional flavors of the south to your kitchen by learning how to cook chitterlings. Learn about how to cook chitterlings in this article.

How to Cook Couscous

You want to cook couscous, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to cook couscous in this article.

How to Cook Lobster Tails in the Oven

You just bought a bag of frozen lobster tails and are wondering how to cook them in the oven. In this article we will show you how to cook lobster tails in the oven.

How to Cook Shiitake Mushroom

You want to cook shiitake mushroom, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to cook shiitake mushroom in this article.

How to Cook Spiral Ham

Learn how to cook spiral ham and serve your family a ham dish they'll love. Learn about how to cook spiral ham in this article.

How to Make Pancakes From Scratch

You want to make pancakes from scratch, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make pancakes from scratch in this article.

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies

You want to make peanut butter cookies, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make peanut butter cookies in this article.

How to Make Fudge

You want to make fudge, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make fudge in this article.

How to Make Powdered Sugar

When you know how to make powdered sugar, you can make cookies, icings and cakes with your own homemade sugar. Learn about how to make powdered sugar in this article.