The Best Way To Shape Your Burgers For Even Cooking

The Kitchn tested four different ways to shape a burger to see which method produced a beautifully shaped, evenly grilled burger. These shaping methods are meant to avoid the sad bulging-in-the-middle effect that can happen if you don’t do anything to the patty.

Practise Your Pan-Flip Technique With Dried Beans

Knowing to how to properly pan flip is an essential skill for any sauteing sorcerer or sorceress. Using dried beans let’s you practise without fear of making a mess.

Save Corn Cobs To Roast Juicier Chicken

You’ve just had some delicious corn on the cob, but wait! Before you toss those cobs away, put them to use improving your roasted chicken.

Make Creamier Homemade Ice Cream With A Bit Of Booze

If you’ve ever made ice cream yourself, you know that if you don’t eat it right away, it gets pretty hard in the freezer. Keep ice cream creamy all the time by putting some alcohol in the mix.

This Video Helps You Choose The Best Mixing Bowls For Your Kitchen

You might think that there’s nothing special about mixing bowls, but America’s Test Kitchen would beg to differ. This video explains what you should look for — and what you should avoid — when buying good mixing bowls for your kitchen.

The Most Common Cooking Disasters And How To Fix Them

Even if you have cooked a dish a hundred times, something can go wrong on occasion 101. Don’t panic! For the most common cooking disasters, there are ways to make sure your food doesn’t go waste.

The Perfect Burger Starts At 200 Grams

Fast food chains keeping trying to create bigger burgers. Home burger chefs, on the other hand, need to keep the pre-cooked weight around 200 grams to get the proper level of flavour and juiciness.

This Cheat Sheet Shows You The Right Soaking Times For Dried Beans

Cooking with dried beans instead of canned beans has its advantages. Find the right soaking times for a variety of beans with this handy cheat sheet from WonderHowTo.

Jelly And Marshmallows Make A Quick And Tasty Fondant

Fondant icing is the ingredient cake artists use to create their masterpieces. Supermarkets don’t always carry it, though. Use some marshmallows and jelly and make your own instead.

Master 'Fusion' Cooking With 3 Spices

Classic recipes are fun, but sometimes you want to spice things up a bit. Next time you try a recipe, add some regional flavour by adding just three spices, courtesy of this chart from Kit Stone.