Why Are Lollipop Sticks Hollow? This Is the Answer
It has to do with keeping the candy stable—and another very helpful safety feature.
3 Things You Won’t See in Costco Anymore
As the COVID-19 pandemic eases in the U.S., some stores are starting to ease restrictions—and Costco is no exception. But...
This Restaurant Is America’s Favorite Pizza Chain
People really love the authenticity of this chain.
The Cream Cheese Brands You Should Be Buying, According to the Pros
There are lots of cream cheese brands out there. The Taste of Home Test Kitchen tried the most popular ones...
7 Slurpee Facts for Free Slurpee Day 2021
July 11th is Free Slurpee Day! Get the scoop on the famous drink before that brainfreeze sets in.
The Best Brownie Mix Brands, According to Pro Bakers
Taste of Home's Test Kitchen sampled nine brands to find the best brownie mix brands. Trust us, these top picks...
11 Things in Your Refrigerator You Should Toss Out
Doing a weekly food purge saves room in your fridge. It can also save you from a stomachache—or worse.
This Viral Video Shows You How to Whisk the Right Way
Why didn't anyone tell me I was doing it wrong?!
This Viral Video Shows You a Trick to Soften Butter in Minutes
You'll never need to cream cold butter again. Just use this quick trick to soften butter!
How to Order from the Starbucks Secret Menu
You've heard of the crazy creative drinks that make up the Starbucks secret menu—but how exactly do you order them?...
30 Festive Fourth of July Appetizers
Kick off your Fourth of July party with these summery light appetizer bites, dips, salads, and finger foods.
30 Picture-Perfect Desserts for the Fourth of July
It’s time to celebrate—and eat! Show off your patriotic spirit with these fun, festive, and colorful Independence Day treats.
If You See a Yellow Cap on Coca-Cola, This Is What It Means
Find out what yellow cap Coke bottles mean and why they appear only once a year.
15 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home
Don't have a green thumb? Don't worry! These veggies are so easy to grow, even beginners will end up with...
The Best Deli in Every State
We found the best deli in every state, based on reviews and hat tips from Taste of Home's Field Editors....
Is Your Freezer Set to the Right Temp?
Love to store make-ahead meals in your freezer? Be sure that your food stays fresh by finding the right average...
What Is SPAM, Anyway?
It's gained a bit of a reputation as a mystery meat, but its recipe is actually pretty simple!
This Is the Easiest Way to Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs
No more mess! We'll show you how to peel a hard-boiled egg quickly and easily.
Is It Safe to Eat Expired Eggs?
Has that carton of eggs been languishing in your fridge? If the expiration date is passed, don't rush to ditch...