How to Master 5 Basic Cooking Skills That Everyone Should Know

There are a few things that everyone should know how to do in a kitchen—cook rice, cook pasta, chop an onion, etc—and preferably, you’d like to know how to do them well so you don’t burn the rice, ruin the pasta, and cry while dicing an onion. Gordon Ramsay shows us how to master simple skills in this quick video and…

Astronauts On the ISS Will Soon Enjoy Authentic British Tea Time 

Mark Watney’s tea may have been nothing but spent rocket fuel, but on the ISS, astronauts are about to get a lesson in good ol’ fashioned English tea time. That’s thanks to British celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal, who’s working hard to figure out how to bring several of his country’s staples into zero-gee.

Cooking food in a pan cut in half shows the magic of induction cooking

Induction cooking is sorcery masked as science through the power of magnets. That’s what I believe in my heart, at least. The heat is created from magnetic induction (as opposed to a gas stove flame or electric heating) which means without the right type of pan, you won’t be able to cook anything, even if the stove is…