Braising is a cook’s best friend –with a few simple steps, you can make a meal that tastes like its straight out of a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Whether it’s playing the main role in guacamole or adding West Coast flair to a simple sandwich, avocado’s subtle taste and extra-creamy texture makes it a favorite ingredient across the board.
Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Hand Pie recipe from CHOW. The world’s best cold-weather food may not be soup after all.
Normcore dress may be de rigueur right now, but let’s face it: being a basic brunch type will never be in style.
We understand why the world has so many casserole haters; too many Middle America-born dishes that are simply vehicles for frozen vegetables and soups out of a can.
At this age, and 3,000 miles from the house I grew up in, I can’t use the “but moooommmmm, there’s nothing to eat” while listlessly staring into pantry cupboards, holding the knobs while my arms swing about dejectedly.
Every Thanksgiving, we hear the same complaint: There’s not enough space in the oven. And we concede that between roasting vegetables, baking pies, and cooking the hours-long turkey, it can seem nearly impossible for everything to arrive hot to the table, all at the same time.
Did your last batch of paella burn, or your most recent soufflé fall flat? It doesn’t matter: as long as you can make a mean biscuit, you’re legit.
Shorter days after Daylight Savings Time makes it even harder to get home and make dinner before it’s pitch black and you want to crawl into bed.
The year is coming to a close as quickly as it swept in, but not before we have a chance to look back on the restaurants, recipes, cookbooks, food trends, and blogs that got us talking.
The logical next step to being a totally obsessive foodie? Feeding a hunger for food knowledge…by watching every food documentary and movie we can get our hands on.
If you’re sick of beer and wine for Thanksgiving day festivities, try out these recipes for a special cocktail (or batch of cocktails) that you can use to impress those relatives you only see once a year.
What to give the cook or armchair epicure who thinks they have everything? This year, we asked the experts.
Whether you’ve been dragged along to a daylong viewing of ESPN, or you are a football fan bored with lagers, popping the cork to a delicious, easy-to-drink wine might be just what you need.
Romesco sauce. The name sounds fancy and old-world, and I imagine because it’s not rooted in Mexico, like most things I eat, I didn’t really appreciate it whenever I tasted it in the CHOW Test Kitchen.
Forget cronuts. Bordeaux, France mastered the art of frankenpastries way before frankenpastries were even cool.
Jewish food used to mean schlepping to your grandmother's house in Queens for tasteless matzo ball soup and endless games of canasta.
How many bad fries have you had in your life (I’m not even finishing that with a question mark because you know the answer—it’s a lot).
You’ve probably noticed burlap sacks full of salmon-colored spuds at the market: sweet potato season is in full swing.
Nothing says Saturday morning like sunlight waking you up around 10 AM, your favorite guilty pleasure show on your DVR and – of course – a bloody Mary Though the origins of this famed drink are much disputed, what isn't up for argument is its popularity.