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Harold McGee Debunks the “Sealing in the Juices” Meat Myth

Harold McGee Debunks the “Sealing in the Juices” Meat Myth

Harold McGee, author of , thinks there is a pretty huge misconception about cooking/searing meat. He sets the record straight in this CHOW... READ MORE

How to Use Goat Butter

How to Use Goat Butter

Goat butter has a creamier texture and a more salty and savory flavor than the cow butter we all know. Mark Scarbrough, coauthor of&n... READ MORE

How to Quickly Cook Pasta in a Frying Pan

How to Quickly Cook Pasta in a Frying Pan

Harold McGee, author of , shares a handy way to speed your pasta dinner along. Plus it's ecofriendly! ... READ MORE

How to Save Leftover Canned Beans

How to Save Leftover Canned Beans

Joe Yonan, author of , is tired of seeing half-empty cans of beans just covered with aluminum foil and stuck in the fridge. He has a bette... READ MORE

Don’t Throw Away Corn Husks

Don’t Throw Away Corn Husks

Joe Yonan, author of , uses leftover corn husks and cobs to make corn stock. ... READ MORE

An Easy Way to Make Ice Cream in Your Food Processor

An Easy Way to Make Ice Cream in Your Food Processor

Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, shares a quick, simple way to make ice cream at home without an ice cream maker... READ MORE

Use Leftover Potato Chips to Make Dinner

Use Leftover Potato Chips to Make Dinner

Joe Yonan, author of , conjures up dinner from the remains of a potato chip bag. You can too. (Here's Joe's recipe for his Spanish tortill... READ MORE

How to Make a Crazy Striped Omelet

How to Make a Crazy Striped Omelet

Maxime Bilet, coauthor of the epic 2,400-page book shares an incredible technique for making an omelet fit for a modernist chef. To try t... READ MORE

How to Cook Salmon Sous Vide in Your Kitchen Sink

How to Cook Salmon Sous Vide in Your Kitchen Sink

Maxime Bilet, coauthor of the epic 2,400-page book spent years working with the sort of high-end machinery young cooks dream about. He al... READ MORE

How to Make a Beautiful Hummus Appetizer

How to Make a Beautiful Hummus Appetizer

Donna Sky, owner of the Love & Hummus Co., knows that hummus, if not handled properly, can become the world's ugliest appetizer. In th... READ MORE