Everyday Meals

PSA: There May Be Bugs in Your Strawberries

The world is pretty much a bummer right now, but at least warmer summer weather will soon be upon us. With that comes seasonal fruits and vegetables like strawberries. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with a good strawberry, right? As a further sign that we’re absolutely not allowed to have nice things in 2020, it […]

Everyday Meals

How to Make Your Best Green Bean Casserole Yet

While turkey may be the star of the Thanksgiving show, green bean casserole definitely deserves praise for its strength as a side dish. The hearty classic can make almost anyone want to eat their vegetables, especially once the iconic fried onion topping is added. Green bean casserole is also one of the easiest, and cheapest, […]

Everyday Meals

5 Ways You May Be Ruining Your Fancy Blender

Whether you’ve had a fancy high-speed blender for years, you’re a proud new parent of one, or you’re simply considering the investment, the most important thing to know is how to properly care for it. Treat it right and it could last close to a lifetime, which is definitely the goal, considering the small appliance […]

Everyday Meals

How to Be a Cook Who Can Wield a Knife with Confidence

Today’s Lesson: Knife Skills Enroll & See All Lessons So Far Welcome to Day One of Kitchn Cooking School! You’ve arrived! Today, your first lesson: knife skills. There is nothing as important to a cook as knowing how to slice, dice, and chop. Today’s lesson will start with the (perhaps surprising!) basics that you need […]

Everyday Meals

Cheesy Taco Pasta Might Be the Perfect Comfort Food

Sometimes it’s just one of those weeks when everybody is exhausted and there’s no end in sight, and you’re not sure if you’re getting sick or if you just really need a nap. A good night’s sleep will probably go a long way towards remedying that situation, but first you’re going to need to eat […]

Everyday Meals

A Definitive Ranking of the Best Fast-Food Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella sticks were once appetizer menu stars—the thing everyone at the table scrambled to snatch up while the cheese was still piping hot and extra pullable. They remain a big hit, when you’re eager for some happy hour snacks, but due to their popularity, several fast-food restaurants ventured into the fried mozzarella stick game. Each, […]

Food Trends

Why Drinking Coffee Might Be Fueling Your Anxiety

You already know that too much caffeine can bring on the jitters. Sip a second espresso after dinner, and you’re bound to feel a bit on edge. But could that 3 p.m. soy latte actually be messing with your mental health? If you struggle with anxiety, the answer may be yes. “Overall, caffeine is often […]

Food Trends

Why Fast Food Used to Be ‘Healthier’ in the ‘80s

These days, most of us would admit that the average menu item at a fast food restaurant isn’t all that healthy. In recent years, chains across the country have been locked in an ongoing arms race, piling on more meat (especially bacon) and adding outlandish menu items that aim to improve profit margins at the […]