How to Make Squash Puree

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Wondering how to feature hearty winter squash in your meals this season? Our guide will teach you how to roast and blend the vibrant flesh to create a velvety smooth puree that you can use in soups, sauces, desserts, and more. Read more now to find all the delicious details in our step-by-step tutorial.

How to Prep Mango

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Do you know how to cut a fresh mango? If you typically go for the frozen bags of pre-cut fruit, it’s time to give yourself a challenge in the kitchen. Learn how to select, store, and prep fresh mangoes so you can get the best results that are neatly cut, and beautifully ripe and sweet. Read more for the full tutorial.

How to Make Your Own Cottage Cheese

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Don’t let the idea of preparing homemade cheese scare you. With just three basic ingredients, you can easily make light and fluffy cottage cheese. There are so many ways to enjoy it, like topping it with fresh berries for a protein-packed breakfast you’ll love. Read more now to learn every step of the process.

15 of the Best Ways to Use Overripe Bananas (Besides Bread!)

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Are the bananas you just purchased recently already looking soft, brown, and overrripe? Peel away your frustration and make something new and tasty with them! You can do so much with overripe fruit – and you don’t have to bake yet another loaf of banana bread. Read our roundup of 15 fun suggestions and recipes now.

How to Use Each Side of a Box Grater

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Is your box grater pushed to the back corner of a kitchen cabinet, abandoned and ignored? If you’re confused about what exactly to do with it, we’re here to help. Want to finally learn how to use each side of a box grater for a wide range of kitchen prep tasks? It’s time to dust off the cobwebs and read our tutorial.

How to Freeze Bananas

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Do you love using bananas in smoothies, quick breads, muffins, and more? If you want to always have a stash at the ready to use in your favorite recipes, you need to learn how to freeze them properly. We’ll lend you a hand with prepping, storing, thawing, and using this sweet fruit. Read more to get the full tutorial.

Tips for Baking at High Elevations

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Are your baked goods falling flat, with disappointing results? A little adjustment may be called for to bake delicious cakes at high elevations. Whether you need to increase the bake time or oven temperature, or tinker with the quantities of flour, sugar, leavening, or other ingredients, we’re here to help. Read more.

How to Prep Onions

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Having a tough time trying to cut an onion? Even though it is one of the most essential ingredients for building aromatics and flavors in so many recipes, an onion can be a little tricky to prep properly. We’re here to help you select, store, and prep this important allium. Get our tips and full tutorial now.

How to Store Tofu

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Tofu is a versatile ingredient that can be enjoyed in many ways, but not every recipe calls for the whole package. From choosing the right container to storing it in the fridge or freezer, we share the best methods for preserving the silky protein so you can make the most of your tofu. Keep reading for our guide.

How to Defrost Poultry: 3 Methods to Thaw out your Bird

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Have you ever felt that sinking dread as dinnertime approaches and you realize you haven’t plucked your poultry from the freezer? No need to panic. This guide provides three techniques to take your meat from frozen to winner-winner chicken dinner. Read on to determine which defrosting option you should take.

5 Spectacular Ways to Use Up Leftover Egg Yolks

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Transform those leftover egg yolks into the stars of another dish. Their lush, buttery flavor and silky texture is perfect for recipes like rich dips and decadent desserts, and we’ll guide you towards plenty of spectacular ways to repurpose this ingredient. Keep reading to learn how to make the most of your yolks.

7 Easy and Tasty Ideas to Improve Frozen Pizza

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Does frozen pizza remind you of eating with friends in the school cafeteria? Read on and discover how easy it is to update this childhood favorite with 7 delicious topping combinations. From fruits to vegetables, each requires only a few ingredients and minimal time. Your adult taste buds are sure to appreciate them.