Smart Tips for Prepping Fresh Produce
Learn how to prepare all kinds of fresh fruits and vegetables, from melon and mushrooms to fried okra and turnip greens.
How to Prepare Artichokes
Learn how to trim artichokes and prepare them for steaming, boiling, or stuffing with seasoned breadcrumbs or smashed potatoes.
How to Slice and Dice Zucchini
Zucchini can be made into soup, bread, cake, salads, and more. Learn how to easily slice and dice this versatile vegetable.
How To Make Potato Salad
Love potato salad but don't want to go to the trouble of peeling and cubing potatoes? Try this easy shortcut for creamy cooked potatoes that are perfect for turning into that favorite summer side.
How to Slice and Chop an Onion
Whether served raw or sautéed, chopped onion is one of the easiest ways to add great flavor to any dish. Make quick work of chopping an onion with this simple knife trick.
How to Cook Green Beans
Skip the frozen or canned beans and learn to prepare fresh green beans for best flavor and texture.
5 Fast Fruit Hacks to Make Your Life Easier
Life just got a whole lot easier thanks to these quick tips for enjoying your favorite fruits.
How to Slice Peaches
Need sliced fresh peaches for a delicious summertime dessert or salad? Use this technique for the easiest slicing.
How to Prepare Strawberries
Nothing beats the sweet flavor of juicy strawberries. Learn how to remove their stems using your hands, a knife, a strawberry huller, or even a plastic straw!
How to Slice and Chop Tomatoes
Fresh, juicy tomatoes can be tricky to handle. Learn the best way to slice and chop tomatoes for use in salads, sauces, and more.
How to Seed a Pomegranate
Learn the no-mess, underwater method for seeding a pomegranate.
How to Seed Cucumbers
It's easy to remove the seeds from those garden-fresh favorites, cucumbers.
How to Trim Asparagus
This quick tip makes trimming asparagus' tough, woody ends easy and efficient.
How to Cut Corn Off the Cob
Learn how to shuck ears of corn and remove the kernels for cooking off the cob.
How to Prepare an Avocado
This creamy fruit features great flavor and is a rich source of healthy fats. Try our easy trick for pitting and chopping avocados.
How to Slice and Chop Bell Peppers
Learn how to easily prepare sliced or chopped peppers for use in salads, pizzas, sauces, and more.
How to Seed Tomatoes
Removing those gobs of seeds from a tomato is easier than you might think! Learn how from our test kitchen experts.
How to Skin a Peach
Some recipes require removing the "fuzz" from this delicious fruit. Discover how to get perfectly skinned peaches every time with this simple technique.
How to Make Fried Okra
Fried okra is a favorite Southern side that you can make at home with help from our test kitchen experts.
How to Peel and Cut a Pineapple
Don't be intimidated by fresh pineapple's prickly appearance–it's easier than it looks to peel and cut whole pineapple, which boasts much better flavor than canned.
How to Seed Jalapeno Peppers
Learn the best way to remove the spicy seeds from jalapeño peppers.
How to Slice and Dice Carrots
Discover how to efficiently slice and dice carrots for any recipe you want to make.
How to Prepare Fresh Melon
Fresh melon is a summertime staple that is delicious in fruit salads, smoothies, soups, and more. Learn the best way to slice melon or scoop melon balls for serving.
How to Clean Mushrooms
Whether served fresh or cooked, mushrooms add earthy flavor to any dish. Discover how to prepare both common white button mushrooms or their big-and-hearty cousins, portobellos.
How to Slice a Potato
Find out the most efficient way to prepare potatoes for any recipe you want to cook.
How to Roast Red Peppers
Roasted red peppers have a rich, unique flavor, and making your own is healthier, cheaper, and tastier than using jarred. Find out how from our test kitchen experts.
How to Peel Tomatoes
Peeled tomatoes are great in salsas, soups, and main entrées. Discover this easy technique for removing the outer peel from fresh tomatoes.
How to Cook Turnip Greens
Learn the traditional Southern way of preparing turnip greens for a delicious (and nutritious) vegetable side