Kitchen Basics, Tips & Tricks
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No Nutmeg? Here Are 8 Substitutes for the Classic Warming Spice
Whether you’re cooking up something sweet or savory, try these spicy swaps the next time you run out of nutmeg.
How to Make Beef Stock at Home
Our recipe uses classic techniques, like roasting the bones before cooking them, and produces a superior stock for soups, stews, and sauces.
15 Fried Egg Recipes That Will Make You Want to Put an Egg on Everything
Fried eggs make everything taste better. The runny yolk is the perfect vehicle for toast and creates a rich sauce for pasta, salad, baked potatoes, fried rice, and more.
How to Clean Every Mushroom Type the Right Way
To soak or not to soak? To brush or not to brush? Learn how to clean portobello mushrooms and other favorite varieties with our helpful guide.
How to Stuff and Prepare a Thanksgiving Turkey
These essential steps yield a flavorful, moist turkey with stuffing every time: Spread butter under the skin, stuff loosely, season generously, and truss the legs. #foodhacks #kitchenhacks #lifehacks #marthastewart #recipehacks
Efficiently Organize Your Chest Freezer With These 5 Tips
Using a dry erase board to keep track of your inventory will make it easier to keep this extra storage space tidy.
Leeks Are Martha's Favorite Allium, Here Is How She Cuts and Cleans Them
Here's how to cut leeks so you can clean them properly, as well as how to dice, cut half moons, or julienne them for recipes.
How to Safely Defrost Shrimp in Under an Hour for a Quick and Delicious Meal
It's everyone's favorite shellfish, so stash some shrimp in the freezer and you'll have it on hand for weeknight dinners and last-minute gatherings.
The Difference Between Olive Oil and Vegetable Oil—and When to Use Each in Your Cooking
Learn the different features of each of these popular types of cooking oil so you can choose the best one for every dish.