The Best Substitute for Cake Flour and Self-Rising Flour in Baking

A lot of us keep a gargantuan container of all-purpose flour in our pantry—a near-lifetime supply, if you’re anything like our Test Kitchen. All-purpose flour is the faithful old floury friend that we lean on for pancakes, muffins, and everything in between. More devoted bakers might even have a few wildcards in their baking arsenals, […]

How to Steam Vegetables Without a Steamer

Steaming vegetables can be a real life-saver when it comes to dinner, which is why we’re bringing back this steamer basket hack from Sarah Jampel, originally published in 2013. Here’s how to steam vegetables without a steamer. Kitchen gadgets can be miracle workers—just try making cherry pie without a cherry pitter—but they also have a […]

How to Make Cold-Brewed Coffee

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we’re sharing tips and tricks that make navigating of our kitchens easier and more fun. Maybe you wait for the summer months to enjoy your coffee over ice. Or maybe you’re someone who has iced coffee all year round. Either way, for coffee fans, there’s no denying how […]