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The Food & Wine Guide to Tofu

Tofu is a nutritious, versatile ingredient with a long, rich culinary history. Whether or not you're familiar with cooking with tofu, we've got plenty of ways to explore its possibilities.

The Case for Buying a Tofu Press

I turned from skeptic into believer after trying out four different presses.

These Umami-Packed Tofu Cubes Are Vegetables' Best Friends

One jar will keep forever in your fridge, ready to transform everything from sautéed greens to vegan "blue cheese" dressing.

How to Bake Tofu, Step by Step

Andrea Nguyen shares how to transform super-firm tofu into baked slices perfect for sandwiches, salads, and more.

How to Deep-Fry Tofu (and Pan-Fry It, Too) 

Follow these tips from cookbook author Andrea Nguyen, and golden, crisp-chewy tofu is just a few steps away.

How to Freeze Tofu

Not only can you freeze tofu, you should.

How to Press Tofu

Getting the moisture out of a block of tofu just takes a heavy object, a clean dish towel, and 30 minutes.