Let’s talk about plant-based oils. Are canola oil and rapeseed oil the same thing? We’ll discuss why these names are sometimes used interchangeably, and whether or not one variety is actually more suitable for culinary use. If you’re not sure what the difference is, read more now to learn what sets them apart.
Bright orange carrots are a staple in many homes, where they appear regularly in salads, sides, soups, stews, and baked goods. They are a source of vitamin A, a nutrient essential for cell development, good vision, and a healthy immune system. Is it true that eating too many can turn skin orange? Read on to find out.
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.
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.
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.
Have you hopped on the nooch train yet? Or maybe you’re unfamiliar with these mysterious yellow flakes that seem to be popping up everywhere, from restaurants to grocery stores? Learn about the history, ingredients, nutritional makeup, dietary benefits, and suggested uses for nutritional yeast in our guide. Read more.
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.
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.
Breadcrumbs are what make macaroni and cheese crispy on top, fish filets crunchy, and ground beef bind together for juicy meatballs and meatloaf. But did you know there’s a similar ingredient called panko? Read on to find out all you need to know about breadcrumbs and panko, as we explore the origins and uses of each.
There are numerous types of cream, including crème fraîche and sour cream. Have you come across these ingredients in recipes, and wondered how they differ from one another? Read on for a discussion of the similarities and differences between crème fraîche and sour cream, and find out if they are interchangeable or not.
There’s no question that a finger-licking-good rack of ribs is just the thing to wake up a weary palate. But have you ever taken the time to determine when to choose baby back over St. Louis-style, or what makes spareribs so darn flavorful though they have the least amount of meat? We share all the juicy details here.
From dipping sauces to rice dishes, and meats to soups, Asian-style cuisine is loaded with flavorful soy sauce. But did you know that there’s a similar liquid condiment called tamari? Join us as we explore the ancient origins of each, their differences and similarities, and whether one can be substituted for the other.