Cooking Vegetables and Fruits

Get step-by-step cooking tips for working with your favorite garden-fresh fruits and vegetables. From cleaning and chopping to pitting and slicing, we'll show you how to accomplish everyday kitchen tasks with little or no fuss. Whether you're looking to slice delicious avocados for salads or sandwiches, cut pineapple for a sweet and juicy snack, or find a quick and easy way to chop an onion, we have the tips you need that will turn you from a novice into a pro. Our handy produce guide will provide up-to-date information on which fruits and veggies are in season. Our helpful videos will take it a step further and show you how to cook broccoli, asparagus, artichokes, and kale, as well as illustrate specialized techniques for roasting vegetables, caramelizing onions, and baking apples. Always look to the Better Homes and Gardens experts for the best advice on cooking vegetables.

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