Category: Cooking

How Do You Teach People to Cook After COVID-19 Related Taste Loss?

Photo Courtesy Life Kitchen How do you teach people to cook when they’ve lost their sense of taste or smell? That’s the question that cooking instructor and author Ryan Riley has dedicated the past four years of his life to as the co-founder of the U.K.-based cooking school Life Kitchen, alongside recipe developer Kimberley Duke. […]

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Avocado Salsa Without The Avocados? We Put A Viral Recipe To The Test

Like all good Californians, I will gladly shoehorn avocados into any almost any dish (as long as the avocados aren’t cooked, that’s gross). Obviously, the king of all avocado dishes is guacamole, but just behind that is what’s often called guacamole salsa, or avocado salsa — a thinner but still creamy version that’s more for […]

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Give Air Frying a Try With This Lil’ Bella Pro Series Touchscreen Model for Just $25

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Bella Pro Series 2qt Touchscreen Air Fryer | $25 | Best Buy Air frying is one of the latest hit kitchen trends, as these handy devices can crisp up your meats and veggies without the excessive […]

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Everything You Need For Your First Starter Kitchen

Top Pick: Gibson Soho Lounge Dinnerware Set | $50 | Amazon When you’re just starting out in a new home and striking out on your own, finding all the stuff you need for a kitchen can be a daunting task. You never really know what you’re missing until you need it halfway through a recipe […]

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Upgrade Your Dinner Game With the Best Countertop Kitchen Appliances

Top Pick: Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 6 Quart Early last month, I decided to make something I loved but never made myself: pork belly. I bought the ingredients and made a plan but didn’t realize how long it would take to slowly braise. As I was wracking my brain for alternatives, I walked past the […]

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Conserve Energy and Reduce Food Waste With This Sleek Little Convection Oven That’s 41% Off

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Cuisinart Convection Oven | $110 | Amazon Leftovers make the world go round, but heating yesterday’s pizza or pasta in the microwave is unfulfilling. But you don’t want to fire up your stove for just these, […]

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Still Don’t Have an Air Fryer? Well grab a NuWave Brio for 38% Off

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. NuWave Bio 4.5qt Air Fryer | $50 | Bed, Bath, & Beyond Air fryers are magical. If you still don’t have one, you’re missing out on the action. But, you’re in luck—the NuWave Bio 4.5qt Air […]

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The Black Chef Movement Shares Their Most Essential Cookware

Photo courtesy of Rasheeda McCallum There are many ways to fuel a movement. Over the past eight months, the world has seen the fight for Black lives find renewed strength in the forming jail support groups, the tumbling of crusty white-dude-colonizer statues, and in the establishing of mutual aid networks that want to hold police […]

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Start Your Day off With the Freshest Beverage and Save 25% on This Cold-Press Juicer

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Dash Compact Cold-Press Juicer | $60 | Bed Bath & Beyond If you’re still holding true to eating better in 2021, that’s marvelous. You’re doing amazing, sweetie. Suppose you aren’t but want to try again, no […]

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Cooking Is a Love Language, and the Always Pan Is My Pen

Photo: Our Place Always Pan | $145 | Our PlaceSpruce Steamer | $30 | Our Place Cooking should be simple. Yes, sometimes elaborate meals are just what your palette was looking for, but after almost a year of cooking our own meals, there is something to be said for a basic, well-cooked breakfast, lunch, or […]

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Start Pressure Cooking with This $30 Insignia 6qt Multi-Function Cooker

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Insignia 6qt Pressure Cooker | $30 | Best Buy The Instant Pot has become a beloved and damn near essential kitchen appliance in recent years, offering an easy and compact way to cook meats, stews, chili, […]

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Once and For All: Are Cast Iron Skillets Worth the Trouble?

Photo by Whitney Hayward/Portland Portland Press Herald via Getty Images Our cultural food discourse is damn capricious. One day, we get to wake up in a world of tender frog cakes; The next, Shawn Mendes x Chipotle are giving us a cauliflower rice collaboration that absolutely no one asked for (but is actually…pretty good? shhh). […]

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts That Won’t Get You Dumped

If you’re here, don’t worry. Perhaps you’re an amazing person, who, due to certain events, needs a last-minute Valentine’s Day present that won’t get you dumped. Perhaps you don’t even need a gift for your beloved, but for a parent, aunt, or frenemy (in a platonic way, weirdo). Or maybe you’re a meh person who […]

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The Bella Pro Series Toaster/Air Fryer Hybrid Wonder Machine is Just $70

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Bella Pro Series Convection Toaster Oven/Air Fryer | $70 | Best Buy If you (like me) have a long history of single-use kitchen devices that ultimately collect dust in a cupboard or in storage, then you […]

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You Don’t Have To Spend a Fortune for Family-Sized Portions With This High-Quality Cookware

Photo: Proclamation Duo Top Pick: Proclamation Duo | $380 | Proclamation Goods A few months into the pandemic, I glanced at my old worn cookware and decided I was ready for an upgrade. After losing my full-time job, I wasn’t able to spend $500 or more when I had perfectly good items at home. Full […]

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The Ninja Foodi 11-in-1 Pro Cooker Is $20 Off

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Ninja Foodi 11-in-1 Pro Cooker | $179 | Bed, Bath, and Beyond The Ninja Foodi 11-in-1 Pro Cooker is on sale at Bed, Bath, and Beyond for $179, which is $20 off the original list price. […]

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Give Snack Time a Boost With up to 30% off Some Healthier Alternatives

Best Home DealsBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily. Save up to 30% on Healthy Snacks | Amazon Gold Box If you work at home still maybe you’ve fallen into the mindless snacking hole. It’s ok, we’ve all been there. Perhaps now in the new […]

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This Holiday Season, Try These 13 Festive Feasts and Drinks from Black Chefs

Photo: Blue Apron Roasted Carrots Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs carrots 1 piece ginger 3 tbsps golden raisins 1 bunch parsley 2 tbsps honey 2 tbsps roasted pistachios Mushroom-Braised Greens 2 bunches collard greens or kale 1/2 lb mushrooms 1/2 oz dried Shiitake mushrooms 1 red onion 2 tbsps soy sauce 2 tbsps rice vinegar 1/4 […]

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Pon De Re-Plate: Rihanna’s Coming Out With a Cookbook Instead of an Album Soon, and No I’m Not Crying About It, You Are

Rihanna speaks onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Look. Because I don’t want Rih to cuss me out if she happens upon this article, let me first start by saying how overjoyed I am to learn that my favorite bad gal is coming […]

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The Tangled Legacy of James Beard

Twenty further books followed, and though he went on to augment his success in other venues, such as the James Beard Cooking School, it was above all as a cookbook author that Beard cemented his reputation as the garrulous doyen of American cooking. It’s difficult to imagine a writer today being allowed the time to […]

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How To Prepare Steak Exactly How I Like It, Since I Don’t Give a Shit If You Like It, Too

Photo: Me!!! There are places on TV, in magazines, and on the internet where you can find peer-and-eater-reviewed methods for preparing, cooking, and staging great steaks. Where the people who make the steaks promise that, if you follow their directions, step-by-step, you will have a delicious steak too. Advertisement I am not one of those […]

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