How to Cook

Learn how to cook with step-by-step guides from the Taste of Home Test Kitchen. Our experts will walk you through the techniques you need to master must-try dishes and desserts.

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    How to Cook Corn on the Cob, 7 Ways

    Preparing this summer staple doesn't have to be a challenge. We share everything you need to know about how to cook corn on the cob. Pick your favorite of seven different methods!

    How to Make a Colorful Crudités Platter

    Turn veggies and dip into a striking crudités platter with our step-by-step guide.

    Our Easy No-Bake Protein Balls Recipe

    These six-ingredient protein balls are perfectly poppable and sweet as can be.

    How to Make Copycat Applebee’s Spinach Artichoke Dip

    With a few simple ingredients, you can make the best-ever homemade Applebee's spinach artichoke dip.

    How to Make Homemade Fried Mozzarella Sticks

    Golden, gooey and perfectly seasoned, you'll fall in love with this fail-proof recipe for homemade mozzarella sticks.

    How to Make Copycat Panera Tomato Soup in 30 Minutes

    Recreate the comfort of Panera tomato soup with our easy 30-minute copycat recipe.

    How to Make Vibrant and Flavorful Garlic Scape Pesto

    Garlic scape pesto is a wonderful upgrade from the classic version we all know and love. The added punchy flavor...

    How to Make Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

    We cannot espresso how much we love these chocolate-covered espresso beans. They're the perfect gift for any coffee lovers in...

    How to Make a Smash Cake for Your Baby’s First Birthday

    If your baby's first birthday is around the corner, this high chair tray delicacy, aka the smash cake, is going...

    What Are Turnip Greens and How Do You Cook Them?

    Don't toss your turnip greens! Use them to make a classic southern side dish.

    How to Make Baked Brie with Jam

    We cannot brie-lieve you haven't tried this jam and almond brie yet!

    How to Make Candied Cherries (Cherries Glacé) to Jazz Up Desserts

    Candied cherries, or cherries glacé, are a beautiful way to spruce up a dessert display or transform your pancakes and...

    How to Make the Best Crispy Rice

    Crispy rice is the crunchy snack of my dreams—and soon to be yours too!

    How to Make Creamy Pesto Sauce

    This creamy pesto sauce is so easy to make. Pair it with pasta, salads and even sandwiches.

    How to Make Creamy Garlic Chicken

    This creamy garlic chicken is a quick and easy weeknight dish that also happens to be delicious.

    How to Make a Prosciutto and Melon Appetizer

    Salty and sweet recipes are always a delight to the tastebuds, but there's something exceptional about the simplicity of prosciutto...

    How to Make Pan-Seared Pork Chops

    Have seasoned, pan-seared pork chops on the table in no time with our quick and easy recipe.

    How to Make Pork Milanese

    Make pork Milanese when you've got a craving for crunch—and 30 minutes to spare!

    I Made Ina Garten’s ‘Engagement Chicken,’ and People Love This Recipe for a...

    Can a roast chicken really lead to marriage? I tested Ina Garten's engagement chicken, and now I'm a believer!

    How to Make a Crispy Chicken Sandwich Just Like Your Favorite Restaurant

    There's something about a crispy chicken sandwich that just hits the spot on a warm day. Paired with baskets of...

    How to Make Fish Sticks in the Air Fryer

    Making fish sticks in an air fryer is so easy, you'll never go back to using the oven!

    How to Make Cherry Ice Cream

    This custard-based cherry ice cream is as rich and decadent as something you'd find in a fancy restaurant.

    How to Make Easy Tuna Macaroni Salad

    This tuna macaroni salad recipe makes enough to share!

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    How to Smoke a Pork Butt, According to Our Test Kitchen Grilling Pro

    Ready to become a pitmaster? Here's how to smoke a pork butt in your own backyard.

    How to Make Craveable Crispy Cauliflower

    Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, our crispy cauliflower recipe will delight vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.

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    How to Make Super Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Move over, chewy cookies. We're showing you how to make the best crispy chocolate chip cookies—perfect for dunking in a...

    How to Make One-Pan Creamy Tuscan Chicken

    This creamy Tuscan chicken is so good, seconds are a must.

    How to Make Scrambled Eggs Like Ina Garten

    Ina Garten knows how to make every dish taste better, including simple scrambled eggs.

    How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

    Channel your inner professional chef by learning how to make bacon-wrapped scallops.

    How to Make a Spot-on Copycat Panera Autumn Squash Soup

    Why wait for the fall menu to arrive at Panera? With our copycat Panera autumn squash soup, you can enjoy...

    How to Make a Bechamel Lasagna

    This classic red and white bechamel lasagna will have you coming back for seconds every time!