How to Cook

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 Cook Corn on the Cob, 7 Ways

    Preparing this summer staple doesn't have to be a challenge. We share everything you need to know about how to cook corn on the cob. Pick your favorite of seven different methods!

    How to Make a Colorful Crudités Platter

    Turn veggies and dip into a striking crudités platter with our step-by-step guide.

    How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Pork Chops

    Make these sweet and smoky bacon-wrapped pork chops for dinner tonight. They're easy!

    How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp That Will Impress Guests

    If you're going to memorize a recipe, let it be this four-step bacon-wrapped shrimp.

    How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

    This is such an easy dinner and is destined to become a family favorite. Make our bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with...

    How to Make Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts

    Introducing your newest recipe obsession: bacon-wrapped chicken breasts.

    How to Make Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rolls

    With this best-ever copycat Texas Roadhouse rolls recipe, you and your family will be line dancing on your kitchen table...

    How to Make Crispy, Healthy Air-Fryer Salmon Bites

    This air-fryer recipe is going to be in heavy rotation at our house. It's so simple and tasty!

    How to Make Crispy Pork Belly

    Meltingly tender meat topped with crispy, savory cracklings: That's crispy pork belly! Here's how easy it is to make this...

    How to Make a Showstopping Surprise Cake

    When a regular cake doesn't cut it, make a surprise cake. The first slice always earns oohs and aahs!

    How to Bake Pork Chops

    A quick spice rub makes these easy baked pork chops extra juicy and tasty.

    What Is Hominy and How Do You Cook It

    All hominy is corn, but not all corn is hominy. We break it down and explain what hominy really is.

    How to Make TikTok Ramen, a Dry Take on the Soupy Noodle Dish

    Noodles have to be some of the easiest dishes to customize, and this dry version of ramen—aka TikTok ramen—is no...

    How to Wash Potatoes

    Considering these tubers grow underground, it's no surprise that you'll want to remove the unwanted dirt before enjoying your mashed,...

    How to Make Crispy Brussels Sprouts

    With just a hot oven and a couple of easy tips, you can roast mouthwatering, crispy Brussels sprouts.

    How to Make Spinach Pesto

    You'll want to whip up this fresh spinach pesto all summer!

    Our Easy No-Bake Protein Balls Recipe

    These six-ingredient protein balls are perfectly poppable and sweet as can be.

    How to Make Copycat Applebee’s Spinach Artichoke Dip

    With a few simple ingredients, you can make the best-ever homemade Applebee's spinach artichoke dip.

    How to Make Homemade Fried Mozzarella Sticks

    Golden, gooey and perfectly seasoned, you'll fall in love with this fail-proof recipe for homemade mozzarella sticks.

    How to Make Copycat Panera Tomato Soup in 30 Minutes

    Recreate the comfort of Panera tomato soup with our easy 30-minute copycat recipe.

    How to Make Vibrant and Flavorful Garlic Scape Pesto

    Garlic scape pesto is a wonderful upgrade from the classic version we all know and love. The added punchy flavor...

    How to Make Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

    We cannot espresso how much we love these chocolate-covered espresso beans. They're the perfect gift for any coffee lovers in...

    How to Make a Smash Cake for Your Baby’s First Birthday

    If your baby's first birthday is around the corner, this high chair tray delicacy, aka the smash cake, is going...

    What Are Turnip Greens and How Do You Cook Them?

    Don't toss your turnip greens! Use them to make a classic southern side dish.

    How to Make Baked Brie with Jam

    We cannot brie-lieve you haven't tried this jam and almond brie yet!

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    How to Make Candied Cherries (Cherries Glacé) to Jazz Up Desserts

    Candied cherries, or cherries glacé, are a beautiful way to spruce up a dessert display or transform your pancakes and...

    How to Make the Best Crispy Rice

    Crispy rice is the crunchy snack of my dreams—and soon to be yours too!

    How to Make Creamy Pesto Sauce

    This creamy pesto sauce is so easy to make. Pair it with pasta, salads and even sandwiches.

    How to Make Creamy Garlic Chicken

    This creamy garlic chicken is a quick and easy weeknight dish that also happens to be delicious.

    How to Make a Prosciutto and Melon Appetizer

    Salty and sweet recipes are always a delight to the tastebuds, but there's something exceptional about the simplicity of prosciutto...

    How to Make Pan-Seared Pork Chops

    Have seasoned, pan-seared pork chops on the table in no time with our quick and easy recipe.