COOKING TIPS

When To Use Foil When Cooking In A Toaster

Plus, do you know which side is up?
Aluminum foil is one of those kitchen items that you commonly use for wrapping up food. Foil is a great tool when you know how to use it. Did you know that there are two sides to aluminum foil? There is! There is the dull side ...

Everything You're Doing Wrong When Cooking Beef And Broccoli

Cook a perfect stir-fried dish every time with these tips in mind.
Cooking a stir fry isn't a newbie skill. In fact, stir-frying is an advanced cooking skill because of the prep and cooking skill needed to do it right. You don't have have to be a pro, however, to be able to do a simple stir-fried ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making Delicious Bistek

This simple recipe for beef can be made better. Here's how.
The tangy, savory flavors with a little bite you taste when you put soy sauce, calamansi, and a little onion together may be the usual pairing you might find as a condiment on the side of your main dish, but this combination is also quite delicious when ...

This Is How Your Induction Stove Ruins Your Pots And Pans

You need to invest in good cookware. Here's why.
Do you have an inductive stove? If you do, you know that you need special cookware for your special stove to work. How? You need pots and pans that have a magnetic bottom surface. The induction stove works with magnetism and it's the only way ...

3 Quick Ways To Make Beef Tender

Learn to cook beef until fork-tender quickly.
Tough cuts of meat are much more affordable but can be hard to chew if not cooked right. Whether you're cooking beef chunks or bulalo, these cuts of beef need to be cooked until these are tender so you don't have to fight with ...

5 Bad Cooking Habits You Need To Break

Get out of these habits so you can be a better cook.
Admit it. You are probably guilty of one or even a few of these bad cooking habits. From not waiting for the pan to heat up to still using a dull knife, bad cooking habits are not only going to make your cooking a ...

Here's How You Can Cook with No Oil

This cooking technique doesn't require oil.
Do you want to cook with less or even no oil at all? You can! There are two cooking techniques that will definitely not require you to cook with no oil. You can boil food or you can poach it. You probably already know ...

This Is How You Can Save Your Dish When You Burn It

Here's what to do so that your meal isn't completely ruined.
Have you ever cooked a dish only to accidentally burn it? We know we have, and it's horrible when it happens.  Many of us have burned a dish before, so you're not alone.  We don't do it on purpose but despite precautions, burning your dish ...

KITCHEN TRICKS: This Is How You Can Make Better Lumpia

This trick ensures that your lumpia rolls are sealed tight.
We all love lumpia. These fried spring rolls, or egg rolls, are pretty common. It can be savory when stuffed with a seasoned ground meat mixture or sweet when you caramelize brown sugar and bananas in its crispy rolls. Whichever way you like your lumpia, one common ...

Yes, You Can Cut A Recipe In Half

You don't need to cook the entire recipe.
Most recipes are usually made for an average of four people. But what if you only need enough for two people? Or even just for you?  If you've ever wondered if cutting a recipe is doable, you most definitely can! The trick to cutting a recipe is to ...

7 Genius Tips To Help Your Christmas Eve Dinner Cooking Become Easier

Take these tips to heart, so you'll have a less stressful Christmas celebration.
Christmas is a fantastic time to schedule gatherings. Whether it be a reunion, party, or a simple get-together of friends, you're probably going to need to cook something to bring to these events. There's no bigger event during this holiday season than Christmas Eve dinner. It's when everybody ...

This Is The Simple Reason Why Your Food Tastes Flavorless

Restaurants have a secret, and it's why their food tastes better than yours.
Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and discovered that their version of a recipe you make at home is so much better than yours? There can be any number of reasons why this is the case. It can range from the unique or expensive ingredients ...

Here's How You Can Easily Double A Recipe

It's not science but you do have to heed these tips when doubling a recipe.
All recipes can be cut in half just like it can be doubled. Many people have probably tried to do this and sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. There's a reason why some recipes are easier to cut or double than others and it all depends ...

Here Are The Top 5 Things You Need To Do Meal Planning Right

Meal planning doesn't have to hard.
Meal planning can be difficult. What you need to do is master it to a degree that you don't even know you're doing it. To do that, you need to do it every week for every month until you can do it ...

Everything You Need To Know About Cooking Fried Chicken

You can end cooking bad fried chicken with these tips and tricks.
There's nothing sadder than eating what should be a fantastic fried chicken plate. You know what we mean when it's a #chickensad meal: the chicken skin isn't golden brown and it's not crisp, the skin is super tasty but the meat itself is dry ...

This Is How You Can Have Salad Without Eating Leafy Greens

Not all salads need to have lettuce.
Eating salads can be challenging when you’re not a fan of lettuce. But who said a salad must be made of just leafy greens? You have so many options when it comes to salads that you don't have to stick to green leafy lettuce. Make ...

You Need To Do This Every Time You Prepare Meats

This is a crucial step that can make a big difference in your cooking.
When it comes to cooking meats, there are a few things you need to do to ensure that whatever you're cooking is delicious. Among these is one step that many new cooks — and sometimes, even experienced cooks — forget to do: seasoning the ...

Everything You Need To Know To Make Great French Fries

Are you ready for life-changing French fries?
What makes the perfect French fries? Each bite should be the lovechild of a crispy potato chip and creamy mashed potatoes. It also needs to be seasoned well, of course! A step up from your typical fast-food French fry, it also needs ...

Everything You Need To Know To Make The Perfect Menudo

Every new cook should learn how to make this dish.
If you're a new cook, you know there are many dishes that you need to master or at least know to make. From the fast and easy chicken adobo recipe to the long and slow cooking necessary to make the perfect kaldereta dish, these ...

The Mistake You Should Avoid When Making Scrambled Eggs

Don't end up with rubbery or watery scrambled eggs ever again.
Have you ever taken a bite of scrambled eggs and ended up with an unpleasant rubbery mouthful instead? Perhaps it wasn't rubbery but it was watery? Cooking scrambled eggs should be an easy cooking task. However, despite it being a seemingly easy dish to cook, there ...
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