Secrets to making the best chocolate cake

Secrets to making the best chocolate cake Shutterstock Jennifer En If you plan to make chocolate cake from scratch, congrats! You are executing great life choices. While the task of whipping up a chocolate cake from nothing may seem daunting, I assure you that you are completely capable. Maybe you have considered going the way […]

Mistakes everyone makes when cooking rice

Mistakes everyone makes when cooking rice Shutterstock Malt Schlitzman@MALTSCHLITZMANNChristine-Marie Liwag Dixon@cmliwagdixon Rice is, without a doubt, the most delicious type of grass to grow in a swamp. That’s not praise to be given lightly. As long as humans have lived in houses, we’ve eaten rice. There are as many types of rice as there are […]

The best ways to use your cast-iron skillet

The best ways to use your cast-iron skillet Shutterstock Kitty Jay@KittyJay5000 An economical and versatile tool in your kitchen arsenal, cast-iron skillets are either adored or feared by every home cook. I should know: I was once living in fright of the heavy relic sitting and collecting rust at the back of my cupboard. It […]

Tips for making the perfect hard-boiled egg

Tips for making the perfect hard-boiled egg Shutterstock Kitty Jay@KittyJay5000 If there is one thing that great minds simply cannot agree on, it is the one, ultimate method for producing a perfectly hard-boiled egg. And what makes it perfect? The perfect hard-boiled egg should possess a yolk that’s cooked through, but not overcooked. The whites […]

Kitchen cleaning hacks you need to know

Kitchen cleaning hacks you need to know Shutterstock Krista Corrao Cleaning the kitchen is so much more than just loading the dishwasher and wrapping up leftovers. It’s the one room that’s constantly in use, and full of specialty items to clean. But if you’ve been putting off deep-cleaning, now’s a great time to start. With […]

Ways you’re screwing up your fried chicken

Ways you’re screwing up your fried chicken Shutterstock Jennifer En Fried chicken is easy to love, amiright? We can all get onboard with everything involved? Fried golden brown crust that’s light, crisp, impeccably seasoned and juicy, flavorful meat cooked to perfection. That said, most of us avoid making fried chicken because the task can seem […]