Which Do You Use: Parchment Paper or Aluminum Foil?

Learn when to use foil or parchment paper in your cooking and baking!
Parchment paper and foil are both used as surfaces for baking and roasting. However, they could give you very different results. Be a pro in the kitchen and learn how to use them at the right times! Parchment PaperParchment paper has a thin ...

Tip of the Week: How to Roast Bell Peppers

Roasting a bell pepper is easier than you think!
Roasted bell peppers can add flavor to you salads, pasta sauces, and stews. Also, it only takes a few minutes to prepare! Here are four easy steps on how to properly roast one. 1  Place bell peppers on top of a wire rack ...

Save vs. Splurge: Basic Kitchen Tools

Be smart in building your kitchen: choose which tools are worth the splurge!
Building up your kitchen gear can cost a lot of money. Know when to spend your hard-earned cash and when to save it!Splurge1  Food processorThis heavy-duty item will last you dozens of years if you invest in caring and maintaining it regularly. ...

Tip of the Week: How to Cut and Peel an Avocado

This is the easiest way to do it!
Here's a prep hack that will not let any avocado flesh go to waste. Instead of scooping out flesh from the skins, you can just peel the skin off! 1  Hold an avocado on one side with one hand. Using a large, sharp ...

4 Tips to Cooking the Best Chicken Breasts

Learn how to lock in flavor in tender juicy chicken meat!
Chicken breasts are infamously known to be dry, bland, and boring. They are easily overcooked into a chewy mess and are often under-seasoned. However, if treated right, this part of the chicken can be absolutely delicious. Follow these tips to get the ...

Tip of the Week: How to Achieve Crispy Fried Food All the Time

We spill on the secrets to deep-frying!
It takes a little know-how to get your food to be crispy and stay crispy. These tips are tried and tested: enjoy munching on your next batch of crunch fried chicken! 1  Use neutral-flavored oil with a high smoke point. Canola, vegetable, and ...

Tip of the Week: How to Use Cornstarch as a Thickener

This is how to use cornstarch slurry in cooking and in baking.
Many recipes for sauces and stir-fries call for cornstarch slurry, which is cornstarch dissolved in liquid. Here are some tips to keep in mind when using it:1  Dissolve cornstarch in cold or room-temperature liquid to prevent clumping.2  Once cornstarch slurry is added ...

3 Measuring Mistakes to Avoid When Baking Desserts

Get the results that you want by measuring your ingredients properly when baking!
Churn out moist cakes, chewy cookies, and fluffy frosting with these tips on how to measure your ingredients properly. You can still perfect your desserts with just a few basics in your kitchen equipment, especially if you don’t have an electronic weighing ...
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