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11 Kitchen and Home Product Picks Inspired by Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

The end of the calendar year generally marks the holiday season, crackling fireplaces, and lots of cold-weather cooking, but it also means the yearly announcement of Pantone’s chosen color of

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This Bucatini with Bacon Cream Sauce Is Sure to Impress Weeknight Pasta Fans

Creamy, savory, and full of umami—thanks to lots of Parmigiano-Reggiano, bacon, and garlic—this simple pantry pasta tastes like the Italian love-child of carbonara and cacio e pepe. Shallots and garlic

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This Book Will Change How You Think About Cocktail Bitters

Bitters might be the kind of esoteric cocktail thing you’re not too familiar with. Maybe you can picture your grandfather sipping a heavy-bottomed glass swirled with bitters, or perhaps you’ve

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How to Ship Christmas Cookies and Other Treats

Merry holiday wishes alone will not protect baked goods in their travels through the mail. They can lose their crunch, go stale, or just get tumbled around enough to crumble

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Homemade Cocktail Bitters Are Your New Best Friend

Give your home bar a backbone with homemade bitters.

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The Perfect Gift for Your Friend Who Can’t Stop Talking About Orange Wine

Welcome to Chow with Me, where Chowhound’s executive editor Hana Asbrink shares all of the irresistible things she’s cooking, eating, reading, buying, and more. Today: An orange wine subscription for

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These Comforting Cold-Weather Recipes Will Warm Your Soul

Stick-to-your-ribs recipes for harsh winter days.

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How to Make Homemade Food Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love

Food gifts are great, but homemade food gifts are even better—they’re extra special for the recipient, and more affordable (and satisfying, probably) for you. Christmas cookies are just the beginning;

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The Unexpected Tool That Stands Between You & Perfectly Round Cookies

Isn’t it frustrating when you pull out a tray of warm cookies, only to discover that each one is mismatched? Some are too small; others, your high school geometry teacher

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Chowhound Gift Guide 2019: Charming Etsy Food Gifts

Shopping for food people is so fun, and you can find some truly charming (and delicious) edible gifts on Etsy. Bonus: When you shop there, you’re supporting independent artists and

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Edible Holiday Gifts That Are Vegan-Friendly

Giving edible gifts is a no-brainer, unless you’re gifting to a vegan. And then things get a tad more complicated. But we got you. Below, the best edible vegan gifts

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9 Slow Cooker Cookbooks You Need Right Now

There’s a slow cooker cookbook out there for everyone, every cuisine, and every occasion—and these are some of the best cookbooks for Crock-Pot recipes.

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There’s a Blue for You: Blue Cheeses and How to Love Them

There are those of us who love the wonderful funk of blue cheese whole-heartedly, and then there are those who…don’t get it. “People are turned off by blue cheese,” speculates

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A Chocolate Snacking Cake with a Secret Ingredient

If you dig simple, moist chocolate cakes with only a handful of ingredients and an unadulterated, deeply chocolate-y flavor, have I got a treat for you. My recipe for chocolate

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The Best Bone Broths for Easy & Warm Nutrition This Winter 

Bone broth has always been a thing, but more recently it’s ascended from pantry item and soup starter to full-blown meal trend, with folks sipping tasty warm broth like an afternoon

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Follow These Foolproof Cookie Decorating Tips for Bakery-Worthy Treats

Baking cookies is one thing, but decorating is a whole other story. Sure, you can whip up a batch of chocolate chip cookies without any fail, but when it comes

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Shockingly Tasty Fruitcakes

Start now, finish aging by Christmas.

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What Is the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

Two mysterious white powders.

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Bone Broth Primer: What Exactly Is It & How Do You Make It?

Bone broth has been having a moment…well, for a while now; we first wrote about it in 2015 when all the cool kids were sipping it from paper cups on

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11 Ingredients to Up Your Baking Game

Whether you’re baking chocolate chip cookies or a fancy three-layer cake with lemon curd and whipped cream frosting, the quality of ingredients can make a huge difference in the final

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9 Mistakes That Will Result in Holiday Baking Disaster

If previous attempts at holiday baking have been a bit of a disaster—your Christmas cookies crumbled and your black bottom cupcakes turned out all black (like, really black)—that doesn’t mean

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