The Best Cooking Tips of 2013

2013 was a year full of great tips, helpful advice, and lively debate on Chowhound's topical boards. Whether they were perfecting their pie recipe, or picking out a new blender, Chowhounds had plenty to say. Check out these four end-of-year lists for the highlights:

THE BEST COOKING TIPS
Chowhound home cooks' collective wisdom and experience add up to a resource of impressive depth, full of great advice on techniques, recipes, and ingredients. Here are 10 of their best tips from 2013.

THE BEST COOKWARE TIPS
Chowhound members on the Cookware board are constantly coming up with new ideas and strategies for the home kitchen. Here are 10 great tips from 2013.

CHOWHOUND'S 10 HOTTEST HOME COOKING DISCUSSIONS OF 2013
Chowhound's Home Cooking board hosts conversations about everything from weeknight staple recipes to obscure dishes from international cuisines, but many of this year's most-discussed topics reflect the preoccupations of the food-obsessed world at large—from eating well for less to ambitious DIY projects. Here's what got Chowhound home cooks talking.

CHOWHOUND'S 10 HOTTEST COOKWARE DISCUSSIONS OF 2013
Chowhound is full of lively debate and great tips, but some cookware discussions in 2013 were particularly fruitful. Here are some of the topics from the Cookware and General Topics boards that got the most people talking.

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