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Fine Cooking editors

  • How-To

    21 Turkey Tips Every Cook Needs to Know

    Our editors' top tips on how to prep, brine, stuff, and roast the turkey so it cooks evenly and comes out moist and flavorful for Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Recipe

    Fast and Easy Nibby Fudge

    Cacao nibs are roasted and lightly crushed cacao beans—in other words, pure chocolate! Their bittersweet, toasty flavor and irresistible crunch is a wonderful contrast to this super-creamy fudge. You won’t…

  • Article

    Thanksgiving Make-Ahead Tips

    Work in baby steps in the days and weeks ahead of the meal, and you'll be cool and calm on Thanksgiving day.

  • Article

    Guide to Rice Varieties

    There are dozens of different ways to classify the scores of types of rice from all over the world, but rice is generally described as being long-, medium- or short-grained.…

  • How-To

    How to Make Pan Gravy

    Tips for preparing a classic Thanksgiving favorite

  • How-To

    How to Make Bread Stuffing or Dressing

    Many choices, infinite variety

  • How-To

    Top Ten Make-Ahead Holiday Dishes

    When Fine Cooking’s staffers looked back at our favorite holiday recipes, we found (no surprise) that many of our favorites, from Beef Wellingtons to Twice-Baked Potatoes, let us get a…

  • How-To

    Improvise Your Own Quick Pastas

    When you’ve strategically stocked your kitchen with staples like canned beans, chicken broth, olives and cheeses, a pasta dinner is never further away. Our guide for quick pastas from the…

  • Article

    Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Cooking

    Little things can make a big difference

  • Article

    Top Ten Spring Vegetable Sides

    Fresh garden peas, fava beans, morels -- the short growing season for these delicate spring vegetables makes us crave them all the more. Even the ever-present asparagus and artichokes taste…