Year: 2020

The 12 Best Online Cooking Classes to Make You a Kitchen Wiz

Whether you’re already adept with a skillet and chef’s knife or you’re more of an, um, takeout connoisseur, cooking classes are equal parts fun and informative. No longer just a date-night activity, there’s a whole world of virtual lessons now available. Here, the 12 best online cooking classes to brush up your kitchen skills (or inspire you to get in the kitchen in the first place).

Best Online Cooking Classes at a Glance:

  1. Best for Food Science Nerds: America’s Test Kitchen Online Cooking School

  2. Best for Aspiring Chefs: Rouxbe

  3. Best for Travel-Lovers: Airbnb Experiences

  4. Best for the Celeb-Chef-Obsessed: MasterClass

  5. Best

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From pans to outdoor stoves

Cook up a storm with our pick of the best camping and cooking gear: iStock
Cook up a storm with our pick of the best camping and cooking gear: iStock

Forget s’mores, sorry-looking hotdogs and charred baked beans: from BBQ-ready woks to pop-up kitchenettes, these days, campfire cooking can be Michelin-starred. With a world of options – especially if you’re driving to camp and have a reasonable amount of room in the boot – it’s worth thinking through your menus in advance.

If you plan to stay at the same site for more than a few days, you can literally bring the kitchen sink, attached to a pop-up workbench, with the Vango Cuisine Kitchen.

Campsite

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A Robot Might Cook Your Next White Castle Burger

Photo credit: Miso Robotics
Photo credit: Miso Robotics

From Popular Mechanics

  • Earlier this month, the fast food chain White Castle announced it would begin using an autonomous fry cook robot, called Flippy, to reduce human contact in its restaurants.

  • The move is meant to reduce human contact with food amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Flippy will start flipping patties at a White Castle in Chicago sometime this fall.

Robots and self-driving cars have been the secret heroes of the coronavirus outbreak, and now they could soon be cooking our food, too.

In mid-July, White Castle—the oldest hamburger restaurant in the U.S.—announced that it’s partnering with

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The Real Reason I Miss Restaurants Has Nothing to Do With Food

Photo credit: Getty
Photo credit: Getty

From Esquire

Photo credit: Getty
Photo credit: Getty

With the flick of a knife, I felt transported back to my childhood.

Melted butter, flecked with fresh herbs, poured out of a cut in a breaded chicken breast and formed an amber pool on my plate. I was in a new restaurant in New York City, Verōnika, which occupies the second floor of a cool new photography museum, Fotografiska, but I had ordered a dish that I first encountered at some moment in the 1970s when my parents took me to a fancy restaurant that probably specialized in the same sort

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Pillsbury Cornbread Swirls Are Like Southern Cooking in a Can

Have you ever wanted to bake cornbread but were worried you didn’t have the baking skills or the southern bona-fides to make it happen? It’s understandable. Even in this time of our great awakening to baking, you might be worried about botching the recipe and offending any sweet tea sippers in your life.

The good news is that you now can make your “own” cornbread without having to worry all that much about what you’re doing. Why? Because Pillsbury’s Cornbread Swirls can take care of all the heavy lifting for you.

Recently spotted by @SnackStalker at a Walmart, you can

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Charcoal grills win when it comes to flavor, and these are the best

Charcoal grills win when it comes to flavor, and these are the best
Charcoal grills win when it comes to flavor, and these are the best

If you have the privilege of owning a coveted outdoor space like a backyard or patio, you’d be remiss not to have one the most essential pieces of summertime equipment at your disposal: A grill.

Grilling is one of the great pastimes of outdoor cooking, and one you don’t want to miss out on. Think about all the delicious meals you can whip up, all while basking in the fresh air and spending some time with your family and friends.

SEE ALSO: The best gas grills

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