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Everything You Need to Know About Braising

You have probably braised a dish and didn't know it.
Braising is one of the best ways to make succulent, tender dishes. The resulting dishes yield super tender meats, very flavorful sauces, and an overall super delicious meal. Braising is different from stewing. Braising is cooking food in a small amount of fat and liquid in a closed container. ...

Everything You Need to Know About Reheating Food

Check to see if you're doing it right when using your microwave.
Cooking food at home is a necessity. Everyone needs to eat, and where better than at home where you know exactly what goes into your meal and how it's prepared. It's a fantastic way to not only eat the kinds of ingredients you ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making No-Bake Desserts

No-bake desserts are easy but you are still prone to making mistakes.
Troubleshooting what went wrong when you're baking a cake can be hard but when it's a no-bake dessert that you steamed instead of baked, there are a number of reasons why it didn't work out. We pinpoint those key moments when something may ...

Everything You Need To Know About Using An Oven

Cooking using an oven can be intimidating but it doesn't have to be.
If you read a recipe that requires an oven and see the words "depending on your oven", you should know that we're not trying to make the recipe difficult. In fact, we want you to know your oven because we certainly don't know ...

Everything You Need To Know About Using Tokwa

What is the best way to cook tofu? Here are our tips.
Do you love using tokwa as an alternative to meat? If you do, then you already know that the tofu is a great and versatile ingredient to use in many different recipes. The tokwa can be used in many different ways and using it as your meat substitute ...

Everything You Need to Know When Roasting Chicken

No need to spend more if you can make a good roast chicken at home.
A good roast chicken is a great way to learn about roasting. Roasting is a method of dry-heat cooking, usually over a fire or in an oven. It's a great way to make a meal fit for an entire family without slaving over a hot ...

Everything You Need To Know To Make Perfect Fried Rice

We’ve got tons of useful tips to getting it right.
Fried rice is the quintessential home cook-friendly, fuss-free dish that is, more often than not, a welcome addition to breakfast or at times, even a complete meal. It’s almost unbelievable how versatile the fried rice is, and is the type of dish ...

Everything You Need to Know About Making Fluffy Pancakes at Home

These tips are backed up by a bit of science and a bit of TLC.
Golden maple syrup, a slab of melting butter, crisp bacon on the side. Seriously—is there anything better than a stack of homemade pancakes on a Sunday morning? Whether you make your pancakes from scratch or from a box (both are delicious), we’ve got ...

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 ...

Everything You Need To Know About Frying Fish

Fear not and fry that fish!
Frying is one of the most universally loved ways to cook fish. It’s quick to prepare, it yields crispiness and tenderness, and its overall simplicity in flavor makes it appealing to a lot of people. That’s why it’s so important to learn how to ...

Everything You Need To Know About Cooking Pusit

The squid or pusit is so delicious, you need to learn all these tips so you can cook it right.
Squid, or the pusit, is plain delicious. One of the most popular recipes we have is the adobong pusit recipe, and it's no wonder. Squid is a fast cooking ingredient, just like most seafood, but it's heartier, it's tastier, and it's a great alternative ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making Bibingka At Home

We know two ways to easily make it at home.
It’s the holiday season once again and our craving for bibingka is back. Have you thought of making bibingka yourself? We have this handy guide to help you make the best bibingka you can at home.The traditional way of cooking bibingka can be recreated. However, one ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making Cupcakes

These tips should ensure every cupcake you make is as perfect as it can be.
One of the best things about cupcakes is the fact that it's literally a mini cake. You can actually make any cake recipe into a cupcake recipe with a few tweaks to make it smaller. However, there are a few tips and tricks you need ...

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 About Using Pancake Mixes

We've got hacks to make it amazing.
For some, the concept of pancakes from scratch is alien. Why bother when the instant stuff is pretty good? We get it. Instant pancake mixes also happen to be the gateway item to get a lot of people into cooking. It’s something so easy ...

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 ...

Everything You Need To Make Kakanin At Home

Stock up on a few key ingredients so you can always make your favorite kakanin in a pinch.
There are many kinds of kakanin (rice cakes) so you should be delighted to know that it's easy to make at any time if you have the ingredients handy. Here are all the ingredients you need to make it plus a few handy tips ...

Everything You Need to Know About Making Brownies

Brownies are easy to make but here are tips so you don't mess up, no matter what.
A chocolate brownie recipe is actually a basic baking recipe. It's really just about mixing a bunch of delicious ingredients in a big bowl and baking it in the oven until just right. However, there are nuances that can make your brownies cakey, fudgy, and even a ...

Everything You Need To Know About Using Butter

Delve into the magic of butter.
Butter is an amazing ingredient. There are plenty of different kinds of fat used for cooking, but none are as amazing as butter. That’s why we want you to use it like a pro. Here's how you can do just that: When a ...

Everything You Need To Know To Make Your Chop Suey Better

Make your chop suey the best you'll ever make.
Chop suey is a classic vegetable side dish. What makes it so delicious is also what can make it boring to eat. What else can you do to make your chop suey recipe even more delicious? We have five ideas on how you ...
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