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Candied Salami

Diane in Bexley has invented a unique sweet-and-sour candied salami appetizer. READ MORE

Ceviche Basics

Ceviche is a dish made from raw fish or that’s “cooked” via marination in citrus juice. The acidity in the citrus pickles the fish so it’s no longer technically raw. READ MORE

Self-Rising Flour

Self-rising flour (all-purpose flour with salt and baking powder mixed in) is fairly rare outside the South, and most American cookbooks don’t include recipes calling for it. READ MORE

Getting the Sour Back in Your Cherry Pie

You can get a lot of real sour cherry flavor into a pie made with sweet cherries by using pure sour cherry juice. READ MORE

Roast Beets Make Great Salads

Roasting beets concentrates their earthy sweetness, transforming them into intense mouthfuls of deliciousness. And all kinds of great salads are possible. READ MORE

Coffee Ice, Meet Iced Coffee

Chowhounds who like their iced coffee strong have learned that the trick to avoid dilution is to make their iced coffee ice from coffee! READ MORE

Duck, Duck … Soup!

Phoo D shares his recipe for a delicious duck soup making use of every last scrap of leftovers from a Chinese roast duck. READ MORE

Warm Caprese “Salad”

Caprese salad is a classic. READ MORE

Freezing Rice

Freezing cooked rice in serving-size portions is an easy way to have an almost-instant side dish, and is nearly as good as freshly cooked. READ MORE

Sweet Tea

Sweet tea is a southern staple, and there’s a good reason it’s called sweet tea, not iced tea. READ MORE