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Just about everyone is strapped for money, time or both. These food tips will help you learn how to save money at the grocery store, keep food fresh for longer and give you a better understanding of all your ingredients.

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I Tested the Cold Water Pasta Hack—Here’s What I Found Out

Does the cold water pasta hack really save water and time? I tested the theory to find out.

If You’re Not Using This Microwave Button, You Need to Start

This little button is the secret to achieving the perfect cook, texture and flavor from your microwave every time


Why Does Swiss Cheese Have Holes in It?

We asked a cheese scientist to explain what gives Swiss cheese its characteristic holes


This Is the Secret to the Best-Ever Egg Salad Sandwich

This is the egg salad trick we probably wouldn't ever have thought of on our own—but absolutely cannot wait to...


How Long Does Open Wine Last?

How long will that open bottle last? We have the answer, plus a few tricks to keep your vino tasting...

I Tried the Viral TikTok Pancake Hack—and It Was Totally Worth the Hype

Imagine thick, fluffy, delicious pancakes that you don’t even have to flip. Here’s how this popular TikTok pancake hack worked...


This Is Why You Should Rethink Your Big Mac Order, According to a Former McDonald’s Chef

Order this instead of a Big Mac, and you'll get a better deal

Are You Supposed to Peel Strawberries?

A famous chef touts the delight of eating a peeled strawberry. Here's why you should consider peeling the popular fruit.


How Long Does Rice Last in the Fridge?

No one wants to eat leftover rice that has gone bad or might make them sick. Knowing how long rice...


Here’s Why Butter Always Tastes Better at Restaurants

It’s not your imagination—restaurant butter tastes better. But the big secret is that you can get butter to taste...


We Tried Gordon Ramsay’s Scrambled Eggs Recipe—Here’s What We Thought

Forget everything you know about scrambled eggs. Gordon Ramsay's method is the only one you'll need from now on.

How to Eat Sushi the Right Way (Yep, You’ve Been Doing It Wrong)

Three sushi and Japanese-food experts explain how to eat sushi—the right way—and other tips for a successful sushi experience


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This Restaurant Makes America’s Favorite Fast Food Burger

Find out which fast-food joint reigns supreme across America and what makes the best fast-food burger so special


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The Best Burger in Every State

Whether thick and juicy, piled high with toppings, or oozing with cheese, the best burger in each state proves that...


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11 Mistakes Everyone Makes with Their Air Fryer

They promise low-fat cooking with extra-crispy results, but if you don't use your air fryer properly, your dish may be...


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13 Polite Habits That Fast-Food Employees Secretly Dislike

Making a fast-food faux pas is no fun! Here's a look at the most common friendly mistakes—and what to do...

The 6 Best Refrigerator Brands, According to Appliance Experts

In the market for a new fridge? These top-rated refrigerator brands are reliable, innovative and tailored to your family’s needs.


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The Downside of Almond Milk People Aren’t Talking About

Almond milk is increasingly popular, but you'll want to read this before adding it to your next cup of coffee.


This Is the Best Way to Eat Soup Dumplings, According to Pros

Avoid etiquette errors—and painful burns!—by learning how to eat soup dumplings before ordering your first batch


How to Eat with Chopsticks Like an Absolute Pro

Become a chopsticks master in no time with these handy step-by-step instructions and etiquette tips for how to eat with...


When Every Fruit and Vegetable Is in Season—and Costs the Least

Eating seasonal produce is good for your health, your wallet and your community. Learn why—and what to eat when.


17 Top Foods Chefs Are Buying This Fall

See how experts stock their kitchen and which ingredients they're adding to their fall food list this season


How to Grill Burgers for Juicy Results Every Time

Find out how long to grill burgers to please every person at your backyard barbecue



This Fast and Easy Burger Hack Guarantees the Juiciest Patties Ever

Skip the ice cube and go for this better burger hack for the juiciest bite ever

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15 Things Chefs Always Buy Frozen

Looking to save time and effort without sacrificing quality? So are professional cooks—and that’s why they stock up on...


What Are Pralines, Exactly?

What are pralines if not the perfect sweet and creamy treat? Here's everything you need to know about this favorite...


What Are Plantains, Exactly?

Go beyond bananas with their lesser-known cousin. Here's what plantains are and how to eat them.


What Is Old Bay Seasoning, Exactly?

If you've never tried Old Bay seasoning, you're in for a treat. This Maryland classic is the perfect complement to...


This Viral TikTok Explains How to Perfectly Poach an Egg

One of the trickiest kitchen tasks just got a whole lot easier.


This Is the Best Hack for Your Costco Rotisserie Chicken

Getting every single bit of a Costco rotisserie chicken used to be a struggle, but not anymore. This hack can...