Have you decided it's time to lose some weight? Kudos to you for taking that first step! Now that you've made a decision to change your diet, it's important to think about how you'll maintain your motivation before temptation strikes.
Our Test Kitchen sure does bake a lot of cookies, and over the years we've collected quite a few favorite tips and tricks. If you've ever wondered how to bake soft sugar cookies, or how to tell when your cookies are done, then these tips will surely help you out.
You can make fall-colored flower cookie pops from store-bought cookies and candies. These Autumn Cookie Pops are a really pretty addition to any holiday treat like a cake or cupcakes. And because they're made on a stick, they'll look like a bouquet of fall flowers.
Whether you're baking with cake mix or baking cakes from scratch, these helpful hints will save you both time and money in the kitchen. From sunken cakes to dry cakes, these tips and tricks will give you the knowledge you need to make perfect cakes every time.
Check out our holiday garnishing tips from the "experts" at the Culinary Institute of America, as we discover some quick and easy shortcuts to livening our holiday cheese board. We eat with our eyes and these ideas will surely tempt your guests.
Are you one of the many people out there who think that lower-fat means no taste? Well, it's not true! Sure, there are lots of items out there that claim to be lower in fat or the absolute answer to good health. Well, we know of no one product that can do everything! But, how can we do what's best for our bodies while still enjoying what we eat (without a lot of work)?
We've all heard of the cooking term "blanch" -- but what does it really mean, and why should we do it? Join Howard as he shows us what blanching means and how it's done.
Have you ever wanted to learn the secrets to breading your food without breading your fingers? Watch this video to see Howard show you what to do when you're looking to bread anything from meat to vegetables.
Why not give your holiday turkey an overnight soak in a seasoned salt water solution? For a moist and flavorful bird, try using the process known as brining. It's easy and we're sure you'll find the result feast-worthy!