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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 Roast Pumpkin Seeds, Step by Step

Don't throw away those pumpkin seeds! Roasted pumpkin seeds are an easy, healthy snack your family will love. Here's how to roast pumpkin seeds the right way.

How to Make a Pumpkin Pie from Scratch

Pumpkin pie starts with a can, right? Not so fast! Learn how to make a pumpkin pie from scratch.


I Made Blueberry Boy Bait and It’s the Best Way to Use Fresh Blueberries

Light, fluffy and perfectly golden, this blueberry coffee cake—affectionately known as "blueberry boy bait" —might become your new favorite treat.


How to Make a Sprinkle-Covered Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwich

Talk about a magic mashup! This birthday cake ice cream sandwich recipe combines two of our favorite treats into one...

How to Decrystallize Honey the Easy Way

If your honey's gone grainy and thick, don't toss it out! It's easy to restore honey to a smooth, pourable...


How to Make Air-Fryer Frozen Hamburgers

Beat the heat this summer with air-fryer frozen hamburgers. No thawing necessary—and the cleanup couldn't be easier!

I Made Ina Garten’s Brownie Pudding Recipe and It’s Even Better Than You Ca...

Ina Garten's brownie pudding is ooey-gooey chocolate perfection. With just a few ingredients you can make a memorable, decadent dessert...


How to Make Chantilly Cake

You've never tasted a cake like this (unless you're from New Orleans).


What Is Poi, and How Do I Make This Hawaiian Dish?

What is poi, and why is it so important to Hawaiian culture and history? Read on to learn about this...


How to Make Dijon Mustard

Learn how to make a Dijon mustard recipe at home—it's easy! This tangy and slightly spicy condiment is a game-changer...

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How to Cook a Ham Perfectly Every Time

Our Test Kitchen experts share their best tips and tricks for how to cook a ham for holidays and special...


I Made Ghirardelli’s One-Bowl Flourless Brownies and They’re Impossibly Sim...

I'll show you how to make Ghirardelli's One-Bowl Flourless Brownies.


We Made a Frozen Pudding Dessert from 1968 and It’s Still Amazing Today

Frozen Pudding Dessert is a five-ingredient treat that's easy to make and can be changed up to include your favorite...


How to Juice Lemons Without Cutting Them

Apparently, you can simply poke a hole in the top of a lemon and squeeze the lemon juice right out....


How to Store Lemons the Right Way

Sick of finding dried lemons in the crisper? Find out how to store lemons so you can keep them fresher...

How to Make Boxty, Ireland’s Famous Potato Pancakes

Boxty has a delightfully crispy exterior and soft pancake-like center, making them irresistible. Learn how to make them at home.


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How to Air-Fry Chicken Wings

Take your next tailgate, watch party or weeknight dinner to the next level by learning how to make air-fryer chicken...


How to Make Choux Pastry at Home

Learning how to make choux pastry may sound tricky, but trust us: it's simple! Once you get the hang of this...


How to Make Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups, the Lunch That’s Everything You’ve Eve...

I'm going to need a batch of grilled cheese roll-ups ASAP.


How to Make a Copycat Starbucks Pistachio Latte at Home

I ordered a Pistachio Latte from Starbucks and then went straight home to create this copycat recipe.


How to Make 3-Ingredient Biscuits with Butter, Self-Rising Flour and Buttermilk

You can make biscuits any day of the week with this simple 3-ingredient biscuit recipe!


How to Make a Battenberg Cake Recipe

This classic British dessert is stunning to look at and full of delicious, almond marzipan sweetness. Our Battenberg Cake recipe...


How to Make Chocolate Chip Bacon Grease Cookies

This 1940s trick to save butter recommends using bacon drippings to make bacon grease cookies. I put the old-fashioned method...

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How to Make Easy 3-Ingredient Banana Bread

It won't be long before you're able to make this 3-ingredient banana bread without looking at the recipe!


How to Make Canned Cherry Pie Filling Taste Homemade

Get that homemade taste in a fraction of the time. Learn how to make canned cherry pie filling taste better...


How to Make Copycat Olive Garden Shrimp Scampi

Olive Garden shrimp scampi is made with shrimp, asparagus, tomatoes and angel hair pasta, all tossed with a cream sauce....


9 Ways to Make Pancake Mix Taste Homemade

Sunday morning just got a little sweeter. Learn how to make pancake mix better with these easy upgrades.


How to Make White Gravy

A white gravy recipe is a staple in southern kitchens. Learn how to make this simple sauce yourself.


How to Make the Best and Easiest 2-Ingredient Fudge

This 2-ingredient fudge belongs in your recipe box. It's the easiest candy recipe EVER!