16 kitchen essentials for dorm-room cooking, including an electric kettle and shatterproof plates
Having basic kitchen items can help a college dorm room feel more like home. Here are 16 dorm kitchen essentials for cooking at school.
20 underrated kitchen tools we swear by that make cooking easier, all under $10
From herb strippers to bench scrapers, these kitchen gadgets will help you prep, cook, and serve delicious meals.
The $250 Simplehuman trash can I splurged on is now 20% off — but I don't regret paying full price
I bought my Simplehuman trash can in 2017, and I still love it just as much in 2022. I don't regret spending over $200 on it.
10 clever ways to use home organization products that you probably haven't thought of yet
You can get more creative and organize your things more efficiently by making file bins, drawer organizers, and other products pull double-duty.
22 aesthetically pleasing kitchen organizing products from TikTok that will transform your drawers, counters, and pantry
These attractive TikTok kitchen organization products will help you organize spices, cutlery, kitchen tools, food, appliances, and more.
This $15 lazy Susan is my simple and affordable hack for keeping spices and condiments organized
If you never know what's in the back of your cabinets, the OXO Good Grips Lazy Susan acts a turntable to let you see everything you have stored.
I've gotten into the habit of cooking 3 meals a day. Here are the 15 appliances, gadgets, and tools I'm using the most.
Cooking three meals a day is a ton of work, but these kitchen essentials make it a lot easier and enjoyable.
The 6 best vacuum sealers for keeping food fresh, sous vide cooking, meal prep, and more
Vacuum sealers help preserve food so it can last longer, and come in handy for sous vide cooking. These are the best vacuum sealers in 2022.
Freezing tofu leads to firmer texture and more flavor — here's how to do it
Freezing tofu not only increases its longevity, but it also creates a meatier texture. For best results, cube firm tofu then freeze it for a few hours.
I reorganized all my baking ingredients into OXO Pop Containers and my pantry has never looked so neat
I started with five containers and now I'm up to 17. I've never looked forward to cooking and baking more now that my pantry is organized.
How to freeze sour cream and how to use it once it's thawed
Frozen sour cream is best used within two or three months. Use it in cooked dishes where texture matters less since it can become lumpy in the freezer.
Yes, you can freeze celery, but you should blanch it first
You can freeze leftover celery, but blanch it for the best results. Blanched frozen celery lasts for eight months and can be used in cooked dishes.
How to properly dispose of cooking oil so it won't damage your pipes or the environment
Pouring cooking oil down the drain can clog pipes and drains. The best way to get rid of it is to seal it in a container and throw it in the trash.
5 easy ways to keep apples from turning brown
Apple slices begin to oxidize when exposed to the air, but lemon juice can slow the process. Honey and salt have similar preservative qualities.
Does Champagne go bad? A bottle can last for years if stored properly
If you store Champagne on its side in a cool, dark place, it can last for years and years. Once you open it, it's best if you drink it that day.
How to store garlic so it keeps its flavor for longer
Store whole or minced garlic, as well as peeled individual cloves, or try freezing, roasting, or fermenting.
The best way to freeze mushrooms to preserve their flavor and texture for up to a year
Yes, you can freeze mushrooms, and they'll stay good for up to a year. Steam blanching them first will help preserve their flavor and texture.
How to store cilantro the right way to maximize the herb's freshness
Keep cilantro in a jar of water like a bouquet of flowers with a bag over top. Or wrap the stems in a damp paper towel and seal it in a zip-top bag.
How to store ginger to keep it fresh for months
Unpeeled ginger can be left on the counter for a week, in the fridge for a month, or in the freezer for six months. Peeled ginger can also be frozen.
Can you freeze milk? Yes, but use it within three months for the best texture and taste.
Freeze milk in a refrigerator-safe container with enough empty space at the top to account for expansion, and thaw it in the fridge when it's needed.