How To Clean Your Wood Cutting Boards The Rach Way

Rach's entire kitchen counter is made of butcher block, and she has a large collection of cutting boards. Here's what she uses to clean the wood surfaces.

What To Do With Leftover Frying Oil | Q & Ray & J

If the oil has debris in it, you should discard it, Rach says — and she explains how. But did you know you can sometimes use oil more than once?

Here's How Rach Handles Leftover Cooking Oil

How to dispose of cooking oil at home + when you can reuse frying oil, according to Rachael.

Expert Freezer Tricks That Will Save You Time + Money

Freezer tricks from "New York Times" food columnist Melissa Clark that will save you time + money—making mealtimes (& your life) easier.

Smart Freezer Hacks For Less Waste + Easier Meals | New York Times Food Columnist Melissa Clark

"New York Times" food columnist Melissa Clark shares her best freezer tips + tricks, including how to freeze dairy products & the best way to freeze meat.

What Is Miso + What Are Rach's Favorite Miso Recipes?

What is miso and how is it used? Rachael answers and shares some of her favorite ways to incorporate miso paste in the kitchen.

How To Clean Mushrooms: Why Rach Doesn't Use Running Water | Kitchen Basics

Why does Rachael wipe her mushrooms down to clean them instead of cleaning them under running water? She explains.

What Is Miso? Rachael Answers + Shares Her Favorite Miso Recipes | Q & Ray & J

Rach answers a viewer question about what miso is — and she shares some of her favorite recipes using miso.

Rach Doesn't Wash Mushrooms Under Running Water — Here's What She Does

Is it "bad" to wash your mushrooms under running water? Nope, but here's why Rach prefers to wipe her mushrooms clean.

Are Broth & Stock Interchangeable? | Q & Ray + J

You're making a delicious soup recipe and it calls for chicken broth. You open your fridge and all you have is stock! Is your soup ruined? Rach answers!

This Is How Rach Grates Whole Nutmeg (It's Super Easy!)

Rachael often suggests using freshly grated nutmeg in her recipes, so she's explaining the best way to grate it + how much of a whole piece you can use.

How Rachael Grates Whole Nutmeg | Q & Ray + J

"Use the entire piece of nutmeg," Rach says, using the zester side of your microplane or grater.

How Rach Decides Whether To Chop, Grate, Slice Or Smash Garlic Cloves | Q & Ray & J

What determines whether you chop, grate, slice, or smash the garlic clove? Rach explains how she usually decides.