kitchen

Save Chicken Skin To Make An Addictive Baked Snack

If you prep and cook a lot of poultry at home, you might find at some point that you need to trim away chicken skin. When this happens, don’t even think about tossing those skins away! Save them instead to make an addictive, crave-worthy crackling.


Master Make-Ahead Salads With The Perfect Combination Of Veggies

When your schedule is packed but you still want to eat healthily, salads make great to-go meal options. Put together a salad that will fill you up and stand up to storage by opting for ingredients that will stay crisp.


Make A Week's Worth Of Meals The Fun Way With A Freezer Meal Party

Planning your or your family’s meals ahead of time is a great way to beat stress and save some cash. If you’re not up for doing all that cooking alone, you can host a freezer meal party and cook with your friends.


Add Extra Flavour To Any Broth With Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

You can make a delicious broth with just about anything — from leftover cheese rinds to vegetable scraps. If you want to take your broth flavour to the next level, use dried shiitake mushrooms for an undercurrent of savoury flavour.


The Most Effective Stain Removal Products For Common Kitchen Stains

When it comes to cooking, stains are everywhere. From bacon grease to berry purée, these are the most effective stain-removing products for folks who spend their time in the kitchen.


Why Bartenders 'Smack' Mint Before Adding It To A Cocktail 

Mint looks pretty in a cocktail, but if you just toss it in, you won’t get that minty flavour. You’ve probably seen people “smack” mint before garnishing a cocktail, and they do it because it releases that lovely minty aroma.


The Right Way To Chop Different Types Of Herbs

From coriander to mint to thyme, different herbs should be chopped differently. This guide shows you the right chop for every type of herb.


How Long To Boil Eggs, Depending On How You Like Them

We’ve told you how to make a perfect hard-boiled egg. If you prefer soft or runny eggs, all that changes is the timing. This 15-second video shows you how long to boil eggs, depending on what you like.


Use A Window Fan When Your Kitchen Doesn't Have A Rangehood

Even the best of cooks burn meals occasionally. Rangehoods move the smells out of the kitchen, but some homes and apartments don’t have these appliances. Install a window fan to get some kitchen airflow.


Revive Stale Potato Chips With A Quick Bake In The Oven

Potato chips are a great snack, but I’d rather eat the bag if they’re stale. A little time in the oven helps restore those treats to their — almost — former glory.