cooking

This Chart Demystifies Which Cooking Oils Are Best For What

You have a lot of options when it comes to cooking oils. Some are better at certain temperatures, others are best with certain types of food. The folks over at MyFitnessPal have created a chart that helps you pick which oils are best for what kind of cooking you want to do.


Scientific Study Reveals How To Make Perfectly Browned Pizza Cheese

Want to bake a perfect-looking pizza — with uniform, golden brown cheese — with a unique flavour kick? Leave it to scientists to detail pizza’s “cheese functionality” and how to get good browning.


Make Tastier Fried Chicken In A Cast Iron Pan

When you think about making fried chicken, you might imagine using a deep fryer to submerge the chicken pieces in hot oil. A better method, which uses less oil, is to use a large cast iron pan for frying instead.


Get Every Last Drop Of Juice Out Of A Lime With This Technique

There are many ways to squeeze the juices from fruits, but the structure of limes is a little different than lemons and other citrus fruits. This easy method gives new meaning to “a twist of lime”.


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.