KITCHEN TIPS

Should You Go For Wood Or Plastic Chopping Boards?

Which one do you have right now?
Anytime you're in the kitchen, you'll be reaching out to use a chopping board. After all, even no-cook dishes need the help of a good chopping board. Vegetables and fruits don't cut themselves!So when it comes having to choose between wooden or plastic ...

Make Cleaning the Kitchen Easier And Faster With These Tips

You can stop dreading the cooking aftermath now.
Cooking or baking can be extremely fun, but we can’t say the same thing about cleaning up. Washing the dishes and cleaning the kitchen is not a chore everyone loves. Sometimes, you’d rather not cook at all just because you’re imagining how ...

Don't Use Your Nonstick Pan When Cooking These Dishes!

Sometimes, you have to put it to rest.
We’re all thankful for nonstick pans. They can be a lifesaver when cooking food that normally stick. Sometimes though, when we have a favorite nonstick pan, we start using it for absolutely everything. It might be keeping you from more delicious meals! ...

You Need To Know These Salad-Cleaning Tricks

Concerned about bacteria and pesticide residue on your fruits and veggies?
Eat more vegetables! That’s always good advice when it comes to our health. However, eating more vegetables can sometimes also make us sick if we don’t know how to clean our veggies right. Here are the important things you need to know: Know the ...

Kitchen Appliances You Should Own Before You're 30

Be a fully functional #adult in the kitchen.
Being an adult is no joke. It can get overwhelming, especially if you’re furnishing or updating your kitchen. Here’s a list to help you get your priorities clear when it comes to appliances to have a fully functional, basic kitchen.Buy a stove ...

How To Select and Store Squid Like a Boss

Take care of that delicious fresh squid!
There are so many ways to enjoy pusit (squid)—whether as ulam or pulutan, it easily brings a smile to people's faces. Sustain those smiles by making sure you use well-prepped, cleaned, well-chosen, and, of course, the freshest squid.Here’s all you need to ...

How To Make Sauces And Soups Stews Thicker, Heartier

Never make mediocre sauces, soups, and stews ever again.
A thick, rich, and creamy sauce doesn’t just give you that satisfying, silky mouthfeel, but it’s also able to better coat food—like gravy clinging onto chicken—to give you more flavor. If you want to achieve that perfect consistency for your soups or ...

10 Kitchen Skills You Need To Level Up Your #Adulting Skills

#Adult like a boss.
Remember when we were kids who wanted to be adults? Funny, right? Being an adult is hard and cooking can be one of the most intimidating tasks one can face. But cooking is also one of the greatest joys you can have ...

These Are The 4 Best Tips to Grilling Chicken Perfectly

A perfectly grilled chicken tastes like heaven.
Grilling is perhaps one of the best highlights of the summer. Whether you’re grilling in your backyard or by the beach, taking out that grill always results in an unforgettable, smoky meal. However, it’s not always so easy when you’re trying to ...

How To Perfect Your Homemade Caramel

Reach caramel nirvana with these tips.
You love caramel but making it seems to be such an intimidating task. How can you prevent the sugar from clumping up? How can you keep it from burning? How can you tell if it’s done if you don’t have a candy ...

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 ...

Make These 6 Easy Kitchen Resolutions For The New Year

Jumpstart the new year with these easy cooking goals.
Many people make New Year resolutions every year, but how many really follow through with their decisions and fulfill their goals? It’s a known fact that the more achievable a goal is, the more likely you’re going to be able to do ...

Use These Emergency Substitutions For All Your Noche Buena Preps

Avoid a cooking or baking failure with these easy ingredient hacks!
For those times when you can't go far to find a supermarket or grocery, but instead, find a sari-sari store around the corner, try these easy ingredient substitutes for what you need:1 buttermilk = 1 tablespoon vinegar + 1/2 cup evaporated milk ...

Out Of Eggs? Use These Egg Substitutes

Baking season is here but should you never run out of eggs.
If you're baking for the holidays, you'll be using lots of eggs. So, when tragedy strikes and you find you have suddenly run out of eggs to make your favorite holiday cookie or your cake, there are two simple ingredient substitutes you can use ...

Here's How You Can Avoid These Scary Kitchen Experiences!

What are you going to do when it happens to you?
A horrifying experience doesn’t always happen when you look under your bed, glancing at reflective surfaces, or waking up during the devil's hour (3:00 a.m). Sometimes, it happens in the kitchen when you tend to overlook the simplest of things–resulting in a ...

4 Unusual Kitchen Organizing Tricks You Can Try At Home

Check out these kitchens' out-of-the-box storage and decorating hacks!
Ref, sink, cooking range—do you think these three basics are all you need to complete your kitchen? Yes, but there are other decorating and storage details you can add to make a unique but efficient cooking (and eating!) space. Check out these ...

WATCH: 5 Fun Snacks You Can Make in a Waffle Iron

Your waffle maker is for more than just making waffles!
Your waffle maker is actually a pretty nifty multitasker. Proof: we found five items made more delicious by using a waffle maker: 1 The Ham and Cheese SandwichSkip the pan AND the panini press. You’ll want to waffle every sandwich you will ...

WATCH: Substitute Ingredients Like a Kitchen Pro!

Need tips for a last-minute ingredient substitution? Use this handy guide!
 Here's how to substitute like a kitchen pro when you're missing an ingredient (or two!) or haven't made that trip to the grocery yet: 1 cup breadcrumbs = 1 cup crackers, crushed1 cup cake flour = 3/4 cup all-purpose flour + 2 tablespoons cornstarch1 ...

FROM OUR READERS: Cooking Tips From Our Moms

Because Mothers know best!
Did you grow up with a mother who loved cooking or learned how to appreciate food from your Mom? We asked our Yummy.ph readers and Facebook friends on cooking advice they remember most from their own mothers (you might pick up a new ...

Kick Off Your Kitchen Spring Cleaning With These Helpful Tips

Here’s how to create a kitchen that will put cooking shows to shame.
When cooking feels like a chore rather than a fun experience, take a look around—maybe your cluttered kitchen is the culprit. The kitchen is one of those spaces that easily becomes cluttered without us realizing it. From storing groceries to preparing your ...
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