All About Ingredients

Learn about familiar and less-common ingredients, along with storage tips, DIY ideas, and recipe suggestions to try them out yourself.

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How to Make Your Own Cake Flour
Read this before you make a run to the store.
Common Ingredient Substitutions
Out of baking powder (or baking soda or even milk)? Make your own with our ingredient substitutions guide.
All About Coconut Flour, Plus 10 Ways to Bake With It
Before you dive into that bag of coconut flour, it helps to know a few things about what you're getting into and how best to use it.
How to Cut an Onion
Chop an onion this way, and there's no time for the tears!
Why Are Honey Bottles Shaped Like Bears?
The answer dates back to a dinner party in the 1950s.
7 Ways to Make a Box Cake Mix Taste Homemade
It's hard to argue with the convenience of a box mix cake, especially when you're short on time and/or cake-baking expertise. But if you want it to taste like you really made it from scratch, try one or more of these easy upgrades.
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What Is Chicory and Why Is It in My Coffee?
This popular New Orleans pick-me-up is a breeze to make at home.

Is Pumpkin a Fruit or Vegetable?

Learn how to categorize your favorite seasonally spiced ingredient.