Brilliant tips for better baking

Whether you're a novice or a keen baker who wants to improve, our simple tricks and tips will help you achieve cake perfection every time. Baking is a combination of art and science so mastering the essentials is a must, but definitely not beyond even an absolute beginner. From a simple Victoria sponge to a tricky worth-the-effort showstopper, there's a cake to please everyone.

This is how long you can store your favorite foods for

Knowing how long you can safely keep food and drink can prevent illness. Food goes off quicker if it’s not stored correctly but when it is, it might last longer than you’d think. A quick look or smell will often be a good indication as to whether food is fine to consume but it's not always reliable. Here's our guide to how long your favourite foods should last and how to keep them safe according to the experts.

The top Chinese restaurant in every state and DC

We’ve done the hard work by seeking out the most highly rated Chinese restaurant in every US state, from sleek modern spots to family-run favorites. Be sure to check individual websites for the latest opening updates, and takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery options.

Taco Bell Just Teased Its Plans to Join the Fast Food Chicken Wars

Rachel Murray/Getty Images Entertainment 2021 is starting to feel a bit like 2019. Everyone's talking about fast food fried chicken sandwiches again. You might even say the so-called "chicken wars" are raging on, now that KFC and McDonald's are finally launching new-and-improved sandwiches. And now, a somewhat surprising competitor may be joining the crowded coop. Taco Bell—fresh off of announcing the return of its beloved potato menu...

Orange Flower Olive Oil Cake

This elegant and easy orange flower olive oil cake doesn’t require a mixer and comes together in all of 45 minutes’ time.

Everything You Must Absolutely Do in Houston This Weekend

Courtesy of Dunder Mupplen Missing working in an actual office, lately? You can skip the real thing and unleash your inner Michael Scott at a themed pop-up bar instead, as "The Office" inspired Dunder Mupplen bar takes over Downtown. This weekend also gives you the opportunity to brew and bike the Heights, eat well at a pop-up night market, and shop a punk rock-style garage sale. Here’s everything you need to add to your weekend agenda: Sip and...

Bake your bacon for crispy results

If you like crispy bacon, the oven is one way to ensure a crunchy bite.

These canned food recipes taste just as good as fresh

Having the essential canned foods in your pantry helps you save money and time but doesn't mean you have to compromise on flavor...

Surprising facts about America's most popular dishes

Do you know how many wings are eaten on Super Bowl weekend? Or the reason why graham crackers were invented? Here we take a look at fascinating and little-known facts about America’s most popular dishes. Get ready to find out a mind-blowing kernel of knowledge about corn on the cob, why we started eating hot dogs in buns and more.

Tinned foods you should always have in your pantry

A pantry that's well-stocked with canned foods makes life so much easier. They have a long shelf-life, are generally inexpensive, and can save you making endless trips to the shops. Canned food is still nutritious and it also counts towards your five-a-day. Check out our recipe ideas and you'll be inspired to fill up on your favorite tinned foods, and some new ones too.

These Are the Best San Diego Parks and Beaches for Al Fresco Dining

Little Italy Food Hall After nearly a year of lockdowns and sheltering in place, it’s a wonder we don’t all look like Tom Hanks in the second hour of Castaway. We say, shed the sweats, grab your mask, and head to the nearest park or beach for an al fresco meal. Whether you’re grabbing a quick sandwich during your lunch break or heading out for an all-day excursion, we’ve assembled a handy list of San Diego’s best parks and beaches, plus our...

41 Spring Activities to Get You Out of the House and Celebrating the Season

'Tis the season for getting out and about.

The definitive list of America's best sandwiches

Best Subs, Grinders, & Hoagies

Freezer-friendly meals that will always taste fresh

Best Freezer-Friendly Meals

5 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Onions

Those tears are oh so worth it.

A hard pill to swallow: Why gummy vitamins don't work as well as conventional supplements

Gummy vitamins often contain different quantities of vitamins and minerals than they advertise and lose their potency more quickly than pills.

41 Best Pineapple Recipes: Tacos, Cocktails, Desserts, and More

Yes, you can add it to fruit salad. But there's more to pineapple than that.

Disney has a new grilled cheese sandwich made with doughnuts, and fans aren't sure how to feel about it

A Disney Springs doughnut shop offers a grilled cheese on sweet bread. But for an extra $1, customers can swap a glazed doughnut for the griddled bun.

Biden appears to have removed Trump's Diet Coke button from the Oval Office

Former President Donald Trump's love of Diet Coke was widely reported after he took office.

49 Crave-Worthy Pasta Dishes that Aren't Spaghetti

Did you know there are about 350 different types of pasta? Go beyond spaghetti, and start exploring all the delicious possibilities!

These Glittery Tea Bombs Burst Into Flavorful, Flowery Drinks—and We Can’t Stop Watching

Here's where to order them online!

The 10 Best Steak Delivery Services for Valentine’s Day Dinner (Or, Really, Any Night of the Week)

Nothing says “I love you” like a homecooked dinner. Here are 10 steak delivery services to consider ordering from for your most romantic Valentine’s Day meal yet.

Baileys Has a Giant Layer Cake, and We Need It for Dessert Right Now

We'll take our sugar rush with a dose of our favorite Irish cream, thank you. The post This Baileys Layer Cake Is Just What We Need for Dessert Right Now appeared first on Taste of Home.

Amazing Egg Sandwiches You Have to Try

Eggs and mayo is a classic sandwich topping that never gets old. But when you need a change, turn to these yummy alternatives instead!

McDonald's is selling popular menu items for 35 cents or less during its 'Throwback' Thursdays deal

Each Thursday through Feb. 18, McDonald's will feature a different menu item. This week it offered a cheeseburger for $0.25.

Selena Gomez shares new blooper reel from Selena + Chef

Selena Gomez shared a fun blooper reel from her hit HBO Max series Selena + Chef in honor of the season two premiere on Thursday.

Over 4,000 Pounds of Pork Sausage Recalled Due to Possible Contamination

The products were shipped to retail locations in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.

$50-or-less whiskeys to savor in 2021

Best Whiskeys Under $50

The top-secret recipes we might never get our hands on

There are some recipes, that no matter how hard we try to replicate, we just can't seem to get the flavor right. Whether they're ancient recipes passed down by monks or popular brands that keep their formulas in locked vaults, some people would pay millions to get their hands on them. We take a look at products with top-secret recipes only known by select few.

People are slamming Shake Shack for its controversial new Korean fried chicken sandwich, but some chefs say the chain's use of a Korean ingredient is a good thing

A Korean-American chef said "ideal" Korean fried chicken should have "a light and crunchy shell," and a sweet, savory, spicy, "glazy" sauce.

Why Basque cheesecake should be your next baking project

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. As dining out may not be safe (and comfortable) for everyone at the moment, many people are attempting new recipes to hone their culinary skills—which has led to a surge in popularity of Basque burnt cheesecake to the tune of over 93,000 uses of the hashtag #basquecheesecake on Instagram. The reason? Well, this recipe...

25 Mardi Gras Food Ideas to Celebrate Fat Tuesday at Home

Here are 25 Mardi Gras food ideas like gumbo, etouffee and, yes, king cake that celebrate the flavors of the Big Easy.

20 ways to make your home more energy-efficient

Unfortunately, homes were not designed to be energy-efficient—just lighting, heating, and cooling homes account for a significant amount of the carbon emissions that exacerbate climate change. However, with some tweaking, a few repairs and some choice appliance replacements, homeowners can make a sizable dent in their home energy consumption, which will help pave the way for a greener future and save some money on their energy bill. Here are 20 ways you can make your home more energy-efficient.

The #1 Warning Sign You’re Drinking Too Much Iced Coffee

If you’re experiencing those coffee jitters and increased anxiety after downing lots of iced coffee, it may be time to start limiting your intake.

I found out why this paint-by-numbers kit was on Oprah's Favorite Things list

I'm not artistic, but Modern Monet makes me feel like I am.

Delicious dumplings from around the world

Dumplings from Around the World

How To Throw A Virtual Super Bowl Party Without Losing Your Mind

Food? Check. Drinks? Check. Fun? CHECK.

8 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers, According to Kitchen Appliance Experts

This cold brew's for you!

Oatmeal Recipes that are Anything But Boring

Delicious, nutritious, cheap and easy... Start your day with the best breakfast known to man.

American Airlines Will Ship Their Wine To Your Door If You’re Having Major Travel Envy Right Now

It's the same wine they serve in first class.

Actually Fun Things To Do in Miami This Weekend

Photo Courtesy of Veza Sur As fans in Green Bay, Buffalo, Tampa, and KC rev up for a big weekend of football, here in South Florida we’re throwing it back to the days when boxing and horse racing were king. This weekend will see live bout in Miramar, a huge televised fight with cheap whiskey specials at AmSo, and our biggest horse race of the year at Gulfstream. Plus a live show from Rob Schneider, who brings us back to the ’90s. All that and a...

10 Useful Kitchen Tools You’ll Love for Under $30

For any task you need to do in the kitchen to prep and cook your meals, there’s a gadget that can help you do it better, quicker, or more easily. You don’t need to spend a lot of money,...

Trader Joe's New Low-Carb, Mexican-Style Riced Cauliflower Has Just 50 Calories

This low-carb freezer find definitely deserves a spot on your next shopping list.

8 Actually Fun Things to Do in LA This Weekend

Randy's Donuts It’s safe to say your brain has registered a lot of emotions this month so far, so maybe some comfort food and booze is in order. To help you through your catharsis, we’ve got a slew of enlightening LA-centric activities and events, you know, the fun stuff. This weekend, you can pay a virtual visit to Bollywood, eat free donuts, and support LA’s women-owned restaurants by ordering from awesome only-for-a-limited-time takeout...

Actually Fun Things to Do in DC This Weekend

Ben's Chili Bowl This week marked the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. And with the new administration comes a renewed sense of optimism not just washing its way over DC, but over the rest of the country. For those of us who have been anxious over the past month (year?), this weekend may provide some much needed relief after a tumultuous time. So, if you’re in the mood to celebrate safely, we’ve compiled a...

These canned foods will probably surprise you

Canned food has come a long way since its invention in the 1800s. Back then your choice was limited: beef, mutton, carrots, parsnips or soup. Nowadays there’s a whole world of options to choose from. From burgers to rattlesnakes, here are the surprising tinned treats stocked on shelves around the globe.

Triple Sec, Cointreau, and Grand Marnier: Understanding the Differences Between These Orange Liqueurs

It's easy to confuse one for the other, so we're here to explain how they are similar and what makes them different.

Everything We’re Buying from Marie Kondo’s New Collection at The Container Store

Marie Kondo just released an all-new line with The Container Store, which is filled with organization must-haves. Find out more here.

Costco Is Selling HUGE Ooey-Gooey Fudge Brownies Right Now—and They're Heavenly

These fudge brownies are just more proof that Costco always comes through with the goods. The post Costco Is Selling Huge 4-Pound Fudge Brownies Right Now appeared first on Taste of Home.

"Cakie" and "Breakie" Are Two NEW Foods Based on Top Recipe Searches During the Pandemic

Because we all needed a new dessert recipe, right? The post “Cakie” and “Breakie” Are Two NEW Foods Based on Top Recipe Searches During the Pandemic appeared first on Taste of Home.