Help! My Mashed Potatoes Taste Gluey

If you’re hosting or attending a dinner and you’ve been assigned to a dish as seminal as mashed potatoes, you’ll definitely want to get them right. Think fluffy, creamy, and indulgent – never pasty, sticky, or worst of all, gluey. It all begins by selecting your potato: Either one high in starch, like a tough-skinned […]

The Disgusting Reason You Should Never Rinse Your Turkey

I know my mom always rinses whole chickens and turkeys in the sink before roasting them – it’s something that generations of folks have done, but after attending a turkey-cooking seminar at Butterball, I learned that’s the last thing you should do. The most bone-chilling reason is you run the risk of splashing salmonella everywhere. […]

Here’s the Steak Recipe That Launched Ree Drummond’s Cooking Career

Ree Drummond of The Pioneer Woman has become a superstar over the last decade, but how did she get her start? Long before her Food Network show, lifestyle magazine, Walmart kitchen collection, Mercantile shop and restaurant, and her cookbooks, Ree began blogging about her family’s life on the ranch in 2006 sharing “gross-out stories” and […]