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Will Foil Keep Your Salad Greens Fresh?

Fresh greens can start wilting in the fridge in a matter of hours, so what is the best way to keep them crisp? janniecooks fortuitously d... READ MORE

Chicken Giblets Demystified

When you buy a whole chicken, the giblets (organs) of the chicken are often included inside. Some markets also sell separate packages of ch... READ MORE

Toum: World’s Strongest Garlic Sauce?

It may look like pale, creamy mayonnaise, but appearances can be deceiving. Toum, a Lebanese garlic sauce, is one of the most garlicky fo... READ MORE

Chinese-Vietnamese Roast Duck

Whole roasted ducks (known as vit quay in Vietnamese) are the perfect takeout item; you might see them hanging in the window of a... READ MORE

Dip for Chips: New Ideas

Dip for potato chips may not be haute cuisine, but it can be Chowhound-worthy, whether consumed festively with friends or furtively alone. ... READ MORE

Noble Tonic Specialty Vinegar

Adding a touch of special vinegar to a meal is a great way to add complexity, but with the variety of products on the market, it can be har... READ MORE

When Fruit Won’t Ripen

Sometimes, despite patience and our best efforts, fruit refuses to ripen, and just sits there sullenly in the fruit bowl, obstinately hard ... READ MORE

A Plated Dinner for One

Many Chowhounds scorn the trappings of civilization when eating alone—food can be enjoyed straight from the pot while standing up in the ... READ MORE

The High Price of Bones

Bones make excellent stock, but beef and lamb bones aren't as economical as they once were. Hounds are bemoaning the high prices, and discu... READ MORE

Spreadable Cheesecake?

Spreadable cookies are great, but what about when you want to spread cheesecake on perfectly innocent baked goods? That's where Philadelphi... READ MORE