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Cooking Basics

Explore cooking basics include DIY techniques and tutorials to build your confidence in the kitchen. Here you’ll find tips and tricks for everything from how to cut a pomegranate to how to cook crab legs!

A fillet of baked sockeye salmon

Salmon Cook Temp

Chuck roast cooked in the oven at 350

How Long to Cook Chuck Roast in Oven at 350

For those who love trying new things, why not venture outside of the norm and try some Exotic Fruits from all over the world? From tropical Caribbean fruits to exotic berries from Asia, there are so many tasty and unique options to try. They’re nutritious with so many health benefits!

30 Exotic Fruits

out the chicken to thaw and completely forgot about it. Should you throw it out or is it still safe to cook? Or how about those leftovers from lunch? Can they be eaten for dinner if they weren’t kept in the fridge for a couple of hours?

How Long Can Chicken Sit Out

How to Tell If A Cantaloupe is Ripe

How Long to Microwave a Potato

A ripe pineapple with golden colored flesh

How to Ripen a Pineapple Fast

Freshly shucked oysters on ice with lemon wedges

How to Shuck Oysters at Home

Find out how long to microwave bacon, whether you’ve got regular or thick-cut bacon. Learn how to cook bacon using a microwave bacon cooker or just paper towels and a plate. It’s fast and produces delicious crispy bacon with easy cleanup!

How Long to Microwave Bacon

How Long to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Pomelo is a large citrus fruit with a refreshing sweet and mild taste. Here we cover what is a pomelo, some of its health benefits and how it compares to grapefruit. We also explain different ways to eat this delicious fruit.

Pomelo Fruit and How to Eat Pomelo

Carving up a whole boiled chicken

How Long to Boil Chicken

Perfectly cooked spare ribs with the bone sticking out a half-inch from the meat

How Long to Cook Ribs in the Oven

The best types of steak are tender, juicy and well-marbled.

12 Types of Steak and How to Cook Them

Closeup of a golden kiwi cut in half

Golden Kiwi

Perfectly boiled hot dogs in buns and dressed with mustard

How Long to Boil Hot Dogs

Peeling and slicing a ripe banana on a cutting board

How to Freeze Bananas

A bowl of freshly cut papaya with berries and mint sprigs

How to Cut and Eat Papaya

Reverse seared ribeye steak in a cast iron pan with fresh rosemary

How to Reverse Sear a Steak

How long do potatoes last? It depends on the variety of potato such as these red potatoes, Yukon Golds, russets and baby potatoes

How Long Do Potatoes Last

Cross sectional view of the main degrees of steak doneness including blue rare, rare, medium rare, medium, medium well and well done

Steak Doneness Guide

Cooked chicken breast on a sheet pan after being baked with vegetables

How Long Does Cooked Chicken Last in the Fridge?

Yellow dragon fruit flesh cut into chunks and served in the skin

Yellow Dragon Fruit

Serving of portion-size baked salmon fillet with a side salad on a serving plate with a lemon wedge

How Long to Bake Salmon