Stock your pantry with our 2022 Clean Choice Award winners. These tasty sauces, oils, spreads and more deliver flavorful, good-for-you ingredients no matter what you're cooking.
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Cutting Boards 101: How to Choose, Use and Maintain Your Kitchen Workhorse
Think you know what makes a quality cutting board? We’ve got your guide to this essential food prep tool, from buying to cleaning and everything in between.
10 Sweet Snacks That Are Low in Added Sugar (and RD-Approved!)
Finding packaged sweet snacks that are both low in sugar and rich in delicious flavor isn’t easy, but these product picks are super satisfying in every way.
Are You Making These Super Common Baking Blunders? Here’s How to Fix Them
It’s time to stop ruining your chocolate chip cookies and start perfecting them.
Goodles is Proving Boxed Mac and Cheese Can Be Convenient, Clean and Completely Irresistible
You’re going to want to add Goodles’ nutrient-rich noodles to your pantry ASAP.
Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Favorite Foodie
From kitchen essentials to date night in a box to deliciously decadent clean treats, we've got Valentine's Day gifting covered.
This Cutting Board is Clean, Eco-Friendly and Built to Completely Change Your Cooking Game
Fifth & Cherry is taking the basic cutting board, giving it a gorgeous glow-up and turning it into so much more than a food prep tool.
8 Genius Hacks That’ll Make You a Gluten-Free Baking Pro
Falling apart muffins, over-browned cookies, rock-hard crusts, scones as sandy and dry as the Sahara? We've got tips and tricks that’ll fix your biggest baking woes.
Upgrade Your Oats: 5 Ways to Make the Best Breakfast Even Healthier and More Delicious
Cozy up to a better breakfast this winter and enjoy your classic oats in entirely new ways.
New Report Says Spices Have Arsenic, Lead and Other Dangerous Ingredients – Should You Throw Yours Out?
Could there be harmful heavy metals hiding in the bottles of herbs and spices sitting in your pantry? You might want to check the labels before you break them out while cooking.
Master the Mediterranean Diet: Stock Up On These 11 Must-Have Pantry Staples
Give your pantry a Med makeover and fill it with these essential items that'll make your meals more flavorful and healthier.
Are You Totally Screwing Up Your Pasta? Find Out If You’re Making These Common Mistakes
Step away from the room-temp sauce and leave your pasta water in the pot – it’s time to correct your awful pasta mistakes and start improving your bad habits.
These Asian Vegetables Will Breathe New Life Into Your Cooking
Skip basic broccoli and common cauliflower – we’re introducing you to an array of diverse veggies that offer new flavors, much-needed nutrients and inspiration that’ll change your cooking.
The Easiest Way to Eat Healthy on a Budget? Stock Your Pantry With These 17 Cheap Staples
Don't let expensive prices on healthy foods scare you away from shopping for nutritious produce and pantry products. With these budget-friendly foods, you can eat well, fuel up on key nutrients and spend significantly less.
Build Your Own Bar
Style an eye-catching bar cart with these editor-selected gems.
How Do The Top Non-Dairy Milks Stack Up?
We took a closer look at the non-dairy shelves to see how they stack up nutritionally, on the allergen front, and in uses in the kitchen so you can make an informed decision before your next milk run.
7 (Small) Kitchen Gadgets That’ll Turn You Into a Top Chef
Add some fun and excitement to your regular cooking routine with these nifty kitchen gadgets that'll make you look (and feel) like a culinary pro.
We Just Learned This Crazy Meat Cooking Tip, and It’s Going to Blow Your Mind
Forget everything you know about thawing frozen food, because this is going to change your whole kitchen game.
9 Budget-Friendly Proteins (That Aren’t Beans)
Amp up lean, clean protein in your diet, without busting the bank.
Monk Fruit Mania
Sayonara, sugar! Monk fruit is the coolest zero-calorie sugar substitute in town. Try it in our top ready-made treats, or bake your own using our favorite monk fruit sweeteners.
It’s Almost Time to Thaw Your Turkey – Here’s How to Do It Safely
Wondering how you can take an entire frozen turkey from rock hard to ready for the oven? This surefire thawing method is as simple as it is safe.
How Bad Is It (Really) to Defrost Your Meat on the Counter?
Think there’s nothing wrong with leaving frozen meat out at room temperature to defrost? You might want to change your ways once you find what happens as meat warms up outside of your fridge.
Be a Better Cook and Master Your Knife Skills
Before you get to work with your chef's knife, find out how to maintain and use it like a pro.
Should You Refrigerate Your Garlic?
Garlic is a cooking essential, but trying to figure out if you should keep it in the fridge, in your pantry, or somewhere else can be confusing. We’ll help you find the perfect place to keep this flavorful veggie.
Before You Put Your Tomatoes in the Fridge, Read This
Fruit bowl or fridge? Tomatoes can be a tricky fruit to keep fresh, and you’re probably storing them wrong. Find out where you should keep yours for the longest lifespan and juiciest flavor.
Why Refrigerating Bread is a Big No No
Fridge, freezer, bread box, pantry – there are a ton of different ways to store your bread. But which method will actually make your loaves last longer? We’re breaking down all the options.
Stop Ruining Your Baked Goods By Using the Wrong Pans
Tired of burning cookies and wondering why your cakes and loaves never turn out quite right? You’re probably using the wrong kind of baking pan. Find out when you should be using metal versus glass pans – and why it matters.
The All-Doing Almond
Full of healthy fats, antioxidants and a wealth of nutrients, almonds are a CE fave. While delicious on their own, this versatile ingredient also stars in milks, flours, creamers, butters, oils and more. Here are our top picks.
Should You Refrigerate Your Eggs?
Eggs belong in the fridge – or do they? Find out whether or not you’ve been storing your eggs correctly or if you’ve been putting your health at risk.
How Seriously Should You Take Expiry Dates on Spices?
And other little-known but good-to-know facts from a spice master food scientist.
A Top Chef’s Toolkit
Working in a professional kitchen requires not only the right skills but also the right equipment. From a versatile utility knife to her beloved molcajete, here are Top Chef Nyesha Arrington’s fave tools no home cook should be without.
Think All Pepper is the Same? Try These Different Types
A companion to salt and one of the most-used seasonings in the world, pepper is an essential for every cook. But it’s time to go beyond basic black and explore different kinds of pepper.
How to Soften Rock-Hard Avocados in 1 Day (And Avoid Totally Ruining Them)
Need to take your avocados from rock hard to perfectly ripened and ready for use? Here’s how you can achieve the right balance of texture and ripeness – and how to avoid effing it up.
Whether it’s energy support, weight loss, immunity or improving mental wellness, your gut plays a key role in many facets of your health. Feed your microbiome with these innovative gut foods that enhance your overall well-being.
Should You Refrigerate Your Butter?
Fridge or countertop? Whatever side of the butter debate you’re on, we’re breaking down whether you should store your butter inside the fridge or at room temperature.
Need Softened Butter ASAP? Here’s How to Do It in Seconds
Don’t put that stick of butter in the microwave! If you forgot to take your butter out of the fridge before starting a recipe, we’ve got a few quick tricks that’ll get it soft in no time.
Should You Refrigerate Your Cooking Oils?
To refrigerate or not to refrigerate? Find out how to maximize the health benefits and shelf life of your cooking oils.
We Were Today Years Old When We Learned We’ve Been Using Our Oven Racks Wrong
Here’s a little-known kitchen tip: Where you put your food inside your oven affects how it cooks (and tastes). Find out if you’re placing casseroles, cookies and pizzas on the right rack or if you need to revamp your oven interior.
5 Prepackaged Grocery Shortcuts You Need to Stop Using Right Now
Prepackaged grocery goods are designed to simplify and speed up your cooking. But are they really worth buying? As it turns out, some shortcuts are worse than they seem.
Why Organ Meat Seasoning Should Be On Your Radar (And Is So Good, It’s Kid-Approved)
Chopped liver isn't for everyone but it's exceptional for your health. Try this delicious new organ meat seasoning with all the same benefits (minus the squeamish factor).
Stop Effing Up Your Fish
“Eat more fish”, they say, “It’s one of the healthiest foods on earth,” they say. You know it, but when you make fish, it’s either overcooked, rubbery or half gets stuck in the pan. Here are 5 fish fixes that will make a fish lover out of you yet.
Healthier Foods Swaps You’ll Barely Notice That Are Infinitely Better for You
Little changes can add up to a big health benefits. Here are 10 healthier food swaps that trade subpar calories for nutrient-rich ones.
6 Types of Salt You Should Know About
Know the difference between kosher, Himalayan and sea salt? We’ve got you covered with 6 essential salt varieties and how to use them.
5 Terrible Food Hacks You Shouldn’t Try
The internet is home to ingenious food hacks, and though they might sound awesome, they can be full of more risks than perks. Save yourself time, effort and potential danger and don’t try the following food hacks.
3 Whole Grains You Should Be Eating but (Probably) Aren’t
Bored stiff of whole wheat pasta and brown rice? These globetrotting grains — including one from Ethiopia — are ready to take your energy levels and satiety up a notch.
Confused About When to Use Fresh Herbs Versus Dried?
You're not alone. We're demystifying when to use which or how to best swap between fresh and dried in a pinch.
What to Use Instead of Worcestershire Sauce
All out of Worcestershire sauce? This complex, flavorful ingredient is a must-have – but that doesn’t mean it’s irreplaceable. We’ve got all the tips you need to learn how to make a stand-in sauce of your very own.
Give Your Spice Rack a Makeover
Level up your seasoning game with these 12 essential healing herbs and spices.
7 Indispensable Kitchen Tools
Do you know which kitchen tools are must-haves – and do you have them in your arsenal? We're sharing some of the essential tools you'll turn to again and again.
What to Use Instead of Buttermilk
With a rich, tangy flavor, buttermilk is a staple in baked goods, marinades and even mashed potatoes. But most of us don't keep it on hand at all times – and you don't need to. Here are 5 ways to substitute buttermilk with items you probably already have on hand.
Ditch White Sugar: Use One of These Swaps Instead
Ditching white sugar doesn't mean you can't enjoy a little sweetness in your coffee or baked goods. Here are 3 healthier substitutes for sugar, plus our top tips on how to use them.
Your Complete Cheat Sheet to Keto Sweeteners
Here’s the scoop on five keto-approved sweeteners, with pros, cons and how to use them.
Why You Need to Keep Fish Sauce on Hand at All Times
If you only break out the fish sauce when you’re making Vietnamese or Thai food—or, if you sort of know what it is but don’t have any in your kitchen—go grab a bottle and get ready to start putting it in everything.
7 Common Grilling Mistakes That Could Be Ruining Your Food
Are you indulging in some bad grilling habits? Correct these common mistakes, and you’ll master good grilling practices.
6 Healthier Grilling Tips
Healthy grilling isn’t just about cooking good-for-you foods. Keep these tips in mind to reduce your risk for grilling dangers like carcinogens and bacteria.
5 Ways to Replace Cornstarch
Whether it’s due to an allergy, dietary preference or you’ve simply run out, here are 5 pantry staples you can use to replace cornstarch in a pinch.
No Eggs? No Problem. Here are 3 Ways to Replace Eggs in Your Baking
Whether you're out of eggs or simply trying to avoid them, you can replace this versatile ingredient in your baking with our easy swaps.
6 Kitchen Items You Need to Get Rid Of Right Now
Are you guilty of using utensils, tools and cookware when they’re past their prime? Learn why it’s time to toss these dangerous, damaged or otherwise unhelpful items.
How to Choose the Right Cooking Oil
Are you using the correct cooking oil when you whip up different dishes? Choosing and cooking with the right oil makes a different both in flavor and for your health.
This Japanese Herb Is Going to Change Your Cooking Forever
If mint and citrus and a warm spice like clove had a baby, that’s what shiso tastes like. Here's why you shiso in your life and how to use it.
Mushroom Coffee: A Better Spin on Your Morning Latte
Mushrooms in your morning coffee? It might sound kind of odd, but mushroom coffee is a growing trend – and it’s one that just might be fantastic for inflammation, your immune system and overall health.
What to Use Instead of Bread Crumbs
Bread crumbs are the ultimate kitchen workhorse for use as a binder, breading or to add texture to dishes. But what happens when you run out? We've got 6 ways to replace bread crumbs with items you likely already have in your pantry.
Get to Know Tamarind, a Fruit You’ve Tried Without Realizing It
Tamarind might not sound familiar, but it’s a food you’ve likely tasted before. This fruity ingredient can be found in an array of cuisines around the world, and it's a great pantry staple.
What to Use Instead of Wine
Making a dish that uses wine and you’re fresh out? Or prefer to skip the alcohol? We’ve got you covered with three ways to replace wine using ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry.
The Complete Guide to Air Fryers
Most trendy kitchen appliances are a waste of space. The air fryer is an exception.
Is Oat Milk Actually Good for You?
The popular brand Oatly claims it’s a health food. The internet claims it’s more like a can of Coca-Cola.
For the cook on the clock, these clever kitchen shortcuts will save you precious time without compromising taste.
The Mighty Coconut
From kitchen mainstays like oil and milk to vegan innovations like dairy-free yogurt, the versatile coconut plays a ubiquitous role. Go nuts for coconut products in this editor-curated collection of clean finds of tropical origins.
Set Up an Eco Kitchen
Ditch the plastic wrap and single-use items and set yourself up for lower-waste cooking with these clever, planet-friendly tools.
Jarcuterie: The Newest Trend in Summer Snacking
These single-serve appetizer jars are a game changer. We’re showing you how to make your own jarcuterie along with two unique recipes to try.
5 Ways to “Chef-ify” Your Packaged Foods
Think like a chef and learn to transform everyday packaged foods into gourmet meals with these easy tips and tricks.
5 Ways to Make Store-Bought Foods Healthier
There’s no shame in taking shortcuts and using convenience foods to get you through a busy week. Here are ways to make store-bought foods healthier with a few easy swaps and additions.
The 3 Best Flours You Aren’t Using
Move over all-purpose and whole wheat – these alternative grinds have serious flour power.
6 Chef’s Secrets to Making The Perfect Salad Dressing
Learn to balance acidic, sweet, salty and umami flavors to make the perfect salad dressing from scratch.
8 Must-Have Ingredients for Mediterranean Cooking
You don’t need a lot of ingredients to cook Mediterranean – but you do need to stock your pantry right. Chef and television host Christopher Kimball reveals his must-have ingredients.
The Accessories You Really Need For Your Instant Pot
Most Instant Pot accessories will collect dust in the back of your cupboard. Here are the 5 most frequently used Instant Pot accessories an InstantPot cookbook author and expert uses weekly.
7 Pantry Items That’ll Turn Your Healthy Cooking Up to Eleven
Keep these star ingredients on hand for instant hits of flavor in a fraction of the time.
7 Instant Pot Tips the Manual Doesn’t Tell You
There’s more you probably don’t know about your Instant Pot. Here are 7 hot tips for the hidden features of your favorite kitchen workhorse.