Cooking

Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Cook at Home?

Tell us how often you cook at home and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

10 Kitchen Mistakes Good Cooks Make

Think of these mistakes as the low-hanging fruit of kitchen disasters. Eliminate these common errors and enjoy better meals and less fuss.

20 Easy Ways to Stretch Your Grocery Dollars

Before you tighten your belt, wring the waste out of your grocery budget with this collection of proven ways to trim food costs.

5 Awesome Cooking Tricks for Single People

Cooking for one can be a drag (leftovers AGAIN?), but it doesn't have to be with these simple cooking tricks.

5 Amazing Online Cooking Shows That Teach You All the Skills You Need

Looking to hone your cooking skills? These lively and informative shows will transform your cookery from stale toast to devil's food cake.

Best Money Tips: Cook Food From a Hotel Room

Today we found some awesome articles on cooking food from a hotel room, psychological life hacks, and building a resume when you have nothing to put on it.

10 Tricks to Keeping Your Kitchen Clean While You Cook

Keeping tidy while cooking makes for better meals and easier clean-up, and it doesn't take a lot of effort with these labor-saving shortcuts.

Elevate Your Kitchen Skills With These 5 Easy Cooking Techniques

OK, they're not as easy as "nuke-it for 30 seconds," but you'll love the results you get with these simple, and classic, cooking techniques.

Learn to Love Cooking (and Save!) With These 11 Kitchen Tricks

For those who enjoy cooking, the savings are an extra perk. But what if you don't enjoy it? You will, after you start doing these 11 things.

20 Great Gifts for Home Cooks

The best thing about giving cool, thoughtful kitchen gifts to the avid home cook? Yeah, the delicious home cooked gifts you'll enjoy for years to come.

The 5 Best Deep Fryers

Deep-fried food are deeply delicious. Serve up tasty French fries, eggrolls, fried chicken, and more with one of these excellent deep fryers.

Are Your Spices Fake?

If your spices don't have the smell and taste you expect, they might be old. They might also be fake. These are the likeliest impostors in your spice rack.

Eating at the Intersection of Cheap and Healthy

A lot of healthy food — organic, locally grown food — comes at specialty food prices. But with some planning and smart shopping, you can eat both well and cheap.

Cooking for Beginners: 10 Recipes for Kitchen Newbies

If you want to save money by cooking but don't know a stockpot from a soup spoon, check out these easy recipes for beginners.

Best Money Tips: Food Items You Should Stop Buying and Start Making

Today we found some great articles on food items you should stop buying and start making, being a charismatic leader, and surviving unemployment.

9 Savory Soups That Make Perfect Freezer Meals for Fall

Freezer meals are a busy parent's best friend. These nine freezer-friendly soups are perfect for keeping your family warm on those chilly fall nights.

20 Great Frugal Skills — and How to Get Them

Independence is at the heart of frugality. But to be independent, you need skills. Here are 20 easy-to-learn skills that can save you money.

Better Brewing: 12 Ways to Make Coffee at Home

For all the talking we do about how much money you can save making coffee at home, we don't say much about how to make it. Here are 12 great methods.

5 Kitchen Luxuries That Are Worth It (and 5 That Aren't)

When it comes to saving time, cooking food right, and making meals delicious, these simple kitchen investments can go a long way.

The Best Cooking Oils: For Your Heart and Wallet

A little bit o' oil can go a long way to making a meal tasty. Find out which cooking oils make the most sense to use in terms of health, taste, and cost.