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Kitchen Tips

Didn't go to culinary school? No problem. Chefs and food experts share their kitchen secrets with cooking tips and shortcuts for making the best meals for your family.

Cook better and faster with time-saving tips, tricks, and recipes from the Family Circle food editors.

You've seen them create delicious recipes on TV. You've prepared meals from their instructional cookbooks. You've dined in their restaurants.

Get inspired in the kitchen with a variety of quick and easy snacks, desserts and drinks perfect for any gathering or holiday.

Do you have fond childhood memories of cooking? My mother taught me to bake and I grew up believing all children enjoyed helping out in the kitchen. Then I became a custodial stepmom to five kids.

Pecans, almonds, and walnuts are for more than just snacking. Add them to pasta, salads, and sautes to create simply delicious — and nutritious — meals.

Watch our how-to cooking videos to learn techniques that'll help you prepare meals with ease.

Learn to carve your turkey like a pro! Our food editors show you how to slice a bird to perfection step by step.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to cut a whole chicken into wing, thigh, drumstick and breast pieces all ready to be cooked for dinner.

Get inspiration the kitchen with a variety of quick and easy snacks, desserts, and drinks suitable for any gathering or holiday.

Learn how to peel and section an orange — and other citrus fruits — in four easy steps.

Our foolproof way to prepare a brunch classic.

Learn how to make the perfect piecrust by following this step-by-step guide.

Chopping properly all comes down to technique. Learn how to chop onions like a pro by following this step-by-step guide.

Learn how to sear a steak and lock in its flavorful juices by following this step-by-step guide.

View the kitchen tools we've used to make some of our favorite recipes, from cover-worthy cakes to fun edible arrangements. And order them with a discount!

From classic marinara to creamy vodka, these delicious store-bought sauces are sure to perk up any dinner dish.

Author of the highly acclaimed Blue Chair Jam Cookbook, Rachel Saunders is an expert on all things preserves. We sat down with her to learn the basics of this old-school skill.