The Best Baking Tips We've Ever Published

It's time to polish that Best Baker on the Block trophy, because these no-fail tips will take your baking to the next level.

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Bloody Mary Recipes

Whip up an amazing Bloody Mary recipe from our wide selection of beverages featuring variations made with vodka, tequila, and even beer. Plus, we throw in ideas for unique drink garnishes, along with our best tips for hosting a cocktail party. Cheers!

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All-Time Favorite Christmas Cookies

It's simple: These very merry Christmas cookie recipes are favorites that you'll want to save, hand down, and make again and again. We've got all the classics, including sugar cookie recipes, Christmas spritz cookies, and spiced gingerbread recipes. Try one of our cookie recipes to share this Christmas!

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60-Minute (and Under) Dinner Rolls

One of the most time-consuming parts of any holiday meal: making the dinner rolls. With the time it takes to prepare the dough, wait for it to rise, and bake, traditional dinner roll recipes can be an all-day affair! Making dinner rolls doesn't have to take all day, though. Whether you make them from scratch or start with a little extra help, you can make delicious dinner rolls in just one hour. So, make preparing your holiday dinner a little easier with these eight quick dinner roll recipes that are all ready in 60 minutes or less!

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Snowman Jars You Can Make in Bulk for Christmas Gifting

Add a frosty flare to your mason jars with this holiday craft that you can make for anyone on your gift list.

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Food Storage and Safety

Follow our food-safety guidelines to keep your family happy and healthy. Checking the temperature of meat is a key step to putting a food-safe meal on the table; download our chart and keep it handy so you know the right levels for meat and poultry, as well as veggies. You'll also find simple-to-understand tips to test fish for doneness, as well as storage and handling guidelines to help preserve food properly for longer periods of time. If you're refrigerating or freezing cooked or baked dishes, use our chart to know when to keep and when to toss, as well as what kind of storage containers to use. For ingredients or prepared foods you've purchased and let sit uneaten a little longer than expected, our information will help you determine if items are safe to eat. Keeping your kitchen free of harmful bacteria is also essential to food safety; we'll review necessary steps, such as hand-washing and counter cleaning, as well as cross-contamination.

Freezing Herbs

Freezing herbs is fast and easy. Learn how to freeze herbs, which ones are...

Using a Meat Thermometer

To ensure perfectly-cooked meat, check doneness with a meat thermometer.

Storing Cooked Pasta

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How to tell if food is done -- both for food safety and personal preferences.

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Use these tips to ensure that your fish is cooked just right!

Roasting Sweet Peppers

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Because you can't see, taste, or smell the bacteria that cause foodborne...

How to Store Fresh Basil

Fresh basil adds a delightful spark of freshness to all it touches. Here's how...

Keep Food at Safe Temperatures

Properly cooking food to a safe temperature destroys the harmful bacteria that...

Storing Breads or Doughs

Follow these tips to store bread properly.

Freezing Soup

Cook up a big pot of soup and, if you're lucky, you'll have enough to freeze...

Guide to Food Safety and Storage

These guidelines will help you get the best flavor and texture from the foods...

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Don't judge roasts or burgers by appearance. Use a meat thermometer.

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Knives 101

Sharp, professional-quality knives are any cook's best friends.

Kitchen Thermometers

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General Freezing Steps

Follow these steps for perfectly frozen fruits and vegetables.

Foods Not to Freeze

These foods lose flavor, texture, or overall quality when frozen.

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Freezing Meats

Make your meat last longer than a couple of days.

Storage Chart for Home-Cooked Foods

Guidelines for refrigerating and freezing home-baked and home-cooked products.

Handy Utensils

Grilling utensils and accessories can make barbecuing easier and more fun.

Storage Chart for Purchased Items

Plan ahead and you can have a food supply that won't spoil before you've had a...

Freezing Equipment

Before you freeze your canned creations, make sure you have the right equipment.

Using Eggs Safely

Tasty egg dishes depend on eggs that are in top condition. Here are some...

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