COOKING TIPS AND TRICKS

Ten Kitchen Commandments Everyone Should Know

Taking advantage of your kitchen means taking these simple guidelines to heart.
Before we get started on rules, it’s important to remember that there is freedom in the kitchen. The beauty of having a kitchen is that what you get to eat—from how it tastes to how it looks—is only limited by your imagination ...

This Is How You Make The Juiciest Chinese Fried Chicken

Because juicy + crispy fried chicken is the best fried chicken meal.
There’s a difference between your typical fried chicken and a Chinese-style fried chicken. A typical fried chicken is coated in a breading, usually a combo of egg and flour and commonly marinated in milk or acidic buttermilk to tenderize the chicken.Chinese fried ...

This Is The Secret To The Crispiest Onion Rings

There's an ingredient that makes it extra crispy.
The secret to cooking crispy onion rings is actually not a big secret. In fact, you may already know it. The thing is you may be omitting the ingredient. We don't blame you. With everyone leading busier and busier lives, skipping a step or ...

This Is The Trick To Making Extra Smooth And Creamy Mashed Potatoes

This is the cooking tip you need to know.
Mashed potatoes should be an easy dish to make at home. After all, it's just boiled potatoes that have been mashed and then mixed with butter, milk, and salt and pepper. However, you'd be amazed how many people do something wrong and end up with ...

This Is One Of The Fastest Ways To Cook Chicken

Because you need to put a meal on the table, fast.
There's a reason why so many people love eating chicken. Kids especially love it! We don't blame them. It's a fantastic ingredient after all! It's delicious, it's versatile, and it's easy to pair with almost any flavor.To help speed things up in the ...

How to Keep Glazed Fried Chicken Super Crispy

Yes, you can have crispy fried chicken skin under that glaze.
It's a sad fact that anything soggy–especially fried chicken–is filed under bad meals. Nobody likes anything that's limp, wet, and basically, inedible. It's not only unappetizing, but it's also bad cooking. But there is a way to help avoid it with a simple addition to ...

10 New Ways To Cook Potatoes

If you love potatoes, you'll love these recipes!
We think potatoes, just like rice, should be a staple in every kitchen. It's a versatile vegetable! You can fry it, bake it, boil it, roast it, smash it, and yes, even grill it for the pretty hatch marks that are usually ...

This Kitchen Tool Can Change The Way You Cook Your Beef Caldereta

It can also tenderize the toughest meats!
If you've never heard of or are afraid to use a pressure cooker, you don't need to be. The pressure cooker was once a feared and misunderstood kitchen appliance, but it is no longer that, all thanks to modern technology.Many have told their successful pressure ...

Love Tausi? Here's How You Use It For Your Dishes

Use umami-packed tausi in other dishes, too.
When you hear "tausi", you're probably thinking of steamed pork ribs tossed in a salty-umami packed sauce made with black beans. We have to admit it's a delicious dish, but we wonder why it's not more commonly used, especially since it's a uniquely Asian ingredient. You're ...

This Is The Secret To Crispy Tempura

Making restaurant-quality tempura is actually easy.
Good tempura is measured by its light and crispy texture. It’s that perfect contrast between a juicy, tender shrimp or soft, flavorful veggies that make it more than just a breaded dish. If you’ve ever tried making tempura and don’t know where you ...

Here Are The Tips You Need To Make Any Beef Dish + Delicious Recipes

These are the tips you need so every beef dish you make is a spectacular meal every time.
We love beef. Whether it's a simple bistek recipe or a party-ready roast beef that you'll be serving to friends and family, beef is a delicious and hearty ingredient that can make any meal a memorable one. Not everyone knows how to cook beef right ...

This Steaming Trick Will Prevent Soggy Homemade Puto

Avoid soggy, wet puto, siopao, and other dishes with this easy steaming trick.
It's a little annoying when you bite into a fluffy puto or a giant siopao, and there's a soaking wet spot on the bottom or the top before it's removed from the steamer. No matter how careful you are, there will always be a soggy spot where droplets of ...

These Tips Will Help You Make Perfect Yema

Avoid clumpy yema from now on.
Yema is a fantastic and delicious sauce, dessert, coating, and spread. It's so versatile that it can be any or all of these! For anyone who has never heard of yema, it's a delicious thickened mixture of egg yolks, condensed milk, and butter. Three ingredients create ...

This Is Why Your Salmon Is Dry + How To Fix It

Never eat dry fish again.
There really is nothing worse than eating food that's been overcooked. It's dry, it can be tough and rubbery. It's really not something you want to eat. It's even worse if you are served a dry piece of salmon at a restaurant. It's ...

Is Your Beef Tapa Rubbery? Here's How To Fix It

Tapa is not supposed to be chewing gum!
Beef Tapa explodes with flavor at the touch of your tongue, and bursts with even more pockets of flavor as you chew. That’s what makes it so perfect with hot, steaming rice. It’s what keeps you coming back for more and more.However, sometimes, you ...

This Mom's Easy Meal Planning Idea Will Change Your Life

This trick will help you stay inspired for every dish you cook!
If you have to cook every day, it can be draining to be constantly thinking of so many dishes. It may even come to a point where the cooking part is much easier than coming up with what you’re going to be ...

Here Are 3 Ways To Cook Eggs + All The Recipes You Need

Eggs can be intimidating to cook!
If you've ever had doubts about how to cook an egg right, we've gathered all the tips you need to overcome that mental challenge and face it. Once you do, an extra filling and delicious meal will always be ready to make. Would you believe ...

Mashed Potato Recipes From Basic To Awesome + Tips

From side dish, pie crust, to main dish: there's more to it than you know
Who doesn’t love creamy, fluffy, mashed potatoes? Just like our other favorite carb, rice, it provides energy. What makes it so delicious anyway? There are theories that there’s such a thing as a secret 6th taste that makes us love this starchy ...

Easy Tweaks To Your Caldereta To Make It Even Tastier

We have ideas on how to make that classic Pinoy stew more delicious.
The caldereta, or kaldereta, is a favorite because it's like the pork adobo recipe of the beef recipe world. The longer it lasts, the better, the more flavorful the caldereta becomes. There are at least five ways to make your classic caldereta recipe tastier, more delicious than ...

This Cooking Trick Makes Perfectly Golden Brown Fried Chicken + More Frying Tips

We have more cooking tips for perfectly golden brown and delicious fried chicken.
Fried chicken is a universal favorite and there are many ways to prepare it, too. From maximizing flavor by marinating your chicken in buttermilk to how to maintain your oil temperature and not drain to on paper towels to ensure maximum crunchiness, we think you're ...
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