Kitchen & Home

Kitchen & Home

Set yourself up for success with the best kitchen tools, entertaining advice, and other fun tips for around the house.

We tested three different ways to grill inside: an indoor smoker, and electric griddle, and a grill pan. In the end, the simplest method prevailed.
Perhaps no piece of cookware is more iconic—or dependable—than the cast iron pan. This tried-and-true workhorse is beloved for its durability and versatility: you can fry, grill, sauté, braise or bake in it. Best of all, with proper care, cast iron actually improves with use. Below, we break down how to maintain it.
Long days, warm nights and sun to spare: August is all about the dog days of summer. For us, this month is a celebration of summer’s most flavorful bounty: eggplants, peppers, tomatoes, melons and cucumbers. If it’s juicy, colorful and fresh, we’re eating it in August.
Whether you’re slicing bread, dicing onions, or preparing meat, a well-sharpened knife is one of our own test kitchen’s must-have items. Drag-through sharpeners are tough on knives and can even damage their blades, while a knife stone requires more time than most of us have. Take the guesswork out of sharpening with this easy-to-use device, which features professional-grade components including diamond-coated disks.
In this new series, we’re sharing recipes perfect for those busier weekends when you want to both enjoy the outdoors AND entertain with a delicious meal (with minimal prep.) Stay tuned for monthly recipes perfect for your weekend lifestyle: only 5 ingredients, 20 minutes of active cooking time, and 6 or more servings. First up, we’re cooking North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork.
Mother's Day is fast approaching, but with all the excitement comes a little bit of stress. What can we get mom that will show her how much we love her (not to mention that we have our act together this Mother's Day?) We've got it covered!
We’re always looking for ways to make the most of every ingredient both inside and out of our box, using the fennel bulb and the fronds, the juice and the zest of citrus, and the stems and the leaves of our herbs. But, not every recipe is right for every piece of the plant. So, see below for five ways we save our scraps when we can't use them in a recipe.