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19 Ways to Cook Everything Faster
Cookbook author Mark Bittman shares his best tips for whipping up dinner in record time—...
I Tried Cooking Like a 1940s Housewife. Here’s What Happened.
Turns out I'm more like a 1940s housewife than I thought!
Here’s How Long Condiments Really Last
We know you have a collection of condiments in your fridge or pantry, but here's...
This Is What Milk Label Colors Really Mean
You’ve probably never noticed how colorful the milk section is.
Here’s Why You Always Crave Ginger Ale on Airplanes
It’s strange that you always ask for ginger ale when on an airplane, but...
15 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Pancakes
The secret to diner-perfect pancakes may be more science than art. Here's how to tweak...
Use This Secret Ingredient for the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Ever
Slather bread with this condiment (instead of the expected butter!) to cook up the best...
15 Chefs Reveal Which Foods They Rarely Ever Cook from Scratch
Chefs are renowned for the dishes they craft, but there are foods even they won't...
11 Ways to Get Free Food from Your Favorite Restaurants
There IS such thing as a free lunch (or appetizer, or breakfast) if you know...
18 Ways You’re Using Your Microwave All Wrong
The art of microwaving is about more than just pressing the “popcorn” button. If you’...
13 Popular Foods People Hated Eating 100 Years Ago
Culinary trends are just as fickle as fashion. Find out which gourmet foods you love...
McDonald’s Shamrock Shakes Are Back Early! Here’s Where You Can Get Yours.
If you like these shakes, you're in luck!
This Is Why Fast Food Always Looks Better in Commercials
The sad-looking food you sometimes get in the restaurant may not look as appetizing, but...
Why Saffron Is the Most Expensive Spice in the World
A couple pounds of the spice could set you back thousands of dollars.
This Is Why Americans Love Ice in Their Drinks and the British Don’t
You won't typically find a glass of water with ice on the other side of the pond.
This Taste Test Found the Best Pancake Mix
Learn which brand of pancake mix made us flip in our blind taste test.
This Fast-Food Chain Makes More Money Per Store Than McDonald’s
McDonald's as a corporation might dominate the fast-food market, but when you break it down...
The Secret Ingredient That Makes Five Guys Fries So Delicious
They sure beat the frozen ones you'd get from other burger chains.
Here’s Why You Can’t Franchise Chipotle or 3 Other Restaurants
Keep on dreaming if you were hoping to sell your own extra guac.
The Easy Trick to Knowing When Chicken Is Done Cooking
Don't assume your chicken is done just because you followed a recipe.
13 Professional Chefs Reveal Their Least Favorite Food
Day in and day out, these professional chefs are surrounded by food, think about food,...
Revealed—The First McDonald’s Menu Ever
It only contained nine items—and you can still get some of them today!
This Is the Real Reason the Coca-Cola Logo Is Red
Hint: It has to do with booze.
10 Things Restaurant Hosts Wish You’d Stop Doing
Here's how you might be making your host's job harder.
Here’s Why Shaped Macaroni and Cheese Just Tastes Better
Tempted to scoop up the box of Scooby-Doo shapes while perusing the pasta aisle? You're not alone.
15 Kitchen Products That People Can’t Stop Buying from Amazon
Can't stop, won't stop. Put one (or all) of these best-selling kitchen gadgets in your...
The Secret Behind the Numbers on the Back of Your 13×9 Pan
Not every 13x9 pan is created equal.
If You Eat Dinner with the Queen, You Must Follow These Two Rules
Even her family has to follow them!
Here’s What You Need to Know About Vintage Cast Iron
The oldest vintage cast iron has been handed down from generation to generation. Here's everything...
17 On-The-Go Snacks Nutritionists Always Keep in Their Bags
Nutritionists snack smart, keeping their between-meal eats to 100 to 300 calories. We peeked inside their bags...
45 Foods You’ve Been Buying That You Should Cook at Home Instead
Homemade versions of these kitchen staples are cheaper and healthier than their store-bought counterparts—and...
The Real Reason It’s So Cheap to Open a Chick-fil-A
For them, it’s not about the money.