Learn cooking basics and advanced techniques through our comprehensive how-to’s and step-by-step guides on everything from peeling ginger to cooking a perfect risotto in a few simple steps.
11 Healthier Takes on Takeout Classics
Put. The takeout menu. Away. When you’re in a hurry—or you’ve got a craving—opt for these healthier versions instead.
23 Foods You Can Make In a Muffin Tin
With these 23 muffin tin recipes, you can create perfectly miniature meals for any hour of the day.
The Five Mother Sauces: Master the Classics
From classic tomato to creamy Béchamel, learn to master the five “must-know” mother sauces of French cuisine.
The Fastest Way to Chill a Bottle of Wine
This awesome wine-chilling hack will have you ready for company in a snap.
Light King Ranch Chicken Casserole
With this lightened up casserole, you don’t need to sacrifice taste for a speedy, heart-friendly meal.
Quick Chicken Chili
This lightened up crowd pleaser is a hit at potlucks or around your own dining room table.
Quick Chicken Fajitas
Low-sodium ingredients combine to give this recipe all the flavor of the Tex-Mex classic with a fraction of the fat and calories.
Cheese and Vegetable Frittata with Fruit Salad
Learn how to turn a few eggs, cheese and vegetables into a versatile one-skillet meal.
Shrimp Stir Fry
Cooked shrimp accompanies this fresh veggie stir fry, or tofu can substitute for a delicious vegetarian option.
Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry
Use beef in this low-sodium recipe, or mix in your choice of protein for a restaurant quality dish that’s better for your heart.
Slow Cooker BBQ: Chicken or Pork
Fuss-free barbecue cooks up nicely in the slow cooker—plus, it’s heart-healthy.
Mediterranean Couscous Salad
Feta cheese and olives lend a savory flavor to this heart-healthy salad.
Step-by-Step Guide to Perfectly Crispy Fried Chicken
Master the basics of perfectly crispy fried chicken at home—then mix it up with your favorite batters and spice blends.