Baker's Secret Pie Crust
I used to be challenged by pie crusts. After 27 plus years of experimenting, this is the MOST successful recipe that I have developed. If using salted butter, reduce salt to 1/4 teaspoon.
Chef John's Falafel
Unlike most of America's other favorite fast foods, falafel is rarely attempted at home, which is a shame, since it's very simple to do, and even a relative novice like me can get some very decent results. One word of warning: you do need to know you're going to have a craving for this a full day before you actually want to eat it.
11 Ways You’re Ruining Your Biscuits
There's no better way to start your morning than with a hot, fluffy, straight-from-the-oven biscuit. Learn how to sidestep common biscuit-making mistakes with our Test Kitchen-approved tips.
The Simple Trick That Keeps Bananas Fresh | Eat This Not That
Banans can ripen in a mere matter of days, but you can slow down the ripening process and keep bananas fresh with this easy trick.
3 Easy Tricks to Make Juicy Pork Chops
How can we turn up the flavor on regular pork chops? We've got three good ways, including a dry rub, a brine, and your favorite cola.
This Is the Easiest, Most Effective Way to Cook an Acorn Squash to Perfection
Next time you’re in the grocery store, don’t pass over this fuss-free golden gourd. Bring it home and make roasted acorn squash instead.
The Ultimate Guide to Ingredient Substitutions and Equivalents
A resource to help you make the most of what's in your kitchen, with ingredient substitution suggestions as well as equivalents and methods for DIY ingredients, like buttermilk and self-rising flour.
2-Ingredient Heavy Cream Substitute
Discover how you can put together a substitute for heavy cream using milk and butter. There are a few other substitute options to discover here as well.
The Key to Better Cooking Is Knowing Your Butter—Here's the Guide You Need
Salted or unsalted? Whipped or spreadable? If the options at your supermarket have you confused, look no further than this helpful breakdown.