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How to Use Your Instant Pot as a Slow Cooker

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too.

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How to Make Savory Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too.

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How to Make Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too.

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How to Cook Hot Dogs in a Crock-Pot

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too.

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The Best Way to Clean Every Part of Your Instant Pot So It’s Like New

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too.

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Can You Make Scrambled Eggs in a Slow Cooker?

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too.

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The Best Way to Clean Your Crusty Crock Pot So It Looks Brand New

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too.

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How to Make Slow Cooker Carnitas That Rival Chipotle’s

Welcome to Slow Cooker Week! We’re sharing all our favorite Crock Pot recipes, tips, tricks, and advice this week—and including the Instant Pot, of course, since it slow cooks too. This is

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How to Make Effortless Chicken Stock in Your Slow Cooker

Clear, intensely chickeny stock simmers while you slumber.

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How to Make a Roux

A nutty-flavored thickener used in gumbo and several other New Orleans–style dishes.

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These Easy King Cake Scones Are Mardi Gras-Approved

For residents of Louisiana, Mardi Gras is synonymous with a grand, multi-day party. In New Orleans, Fat Tuesday—the last day of the Carnival season—is replete with parades, colorful beaded necklaces,

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Ditch the Can and Make Your Own Homemade Whipped Cream

Homemade whipped cream is way easier than you think, and infinitely better than the stuff from a can. It’s the perfect thing to top off your Valentine’s Day dessert, from

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How to Open a Bottle of Champagne

The loud pop and the flying cork are not the goals.

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How to Shuck an Oyster

It's easy, just jam and twist.

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This Breaded Baked Salmon Is the Perfect Blend of Easy & Impressive

Salmon fillet with breadcrumbs.

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How to Make Chocolate Mousse

It’s not often that you run across a homemade dessert that can be made easily and on a whim (save maybe mug cakes, which, however delicious, can be lacking in

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A Foolproof Caramel Recipe That Anyone Can Make at Home for Valentine’s Day

For Susanna Yoon, working with chocolate and caramel has long served as her favorite culinary activity. The chocolatier spent years perfecting the craft at Thomas Keller’s glitzy restaurant, Per Se,

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How to Make the Best Cheese Fondue

Dipping bread and vegetables into a pot of hot cheese fondue makes a fun and delicious meal, but what’s the secret to ensuring a fondue is smooth and well flavored?

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How to Make the Best Steamed Mussels

Winy, buttery finger food.

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How to Make Macarons Like a Pro: Just Follow a Few Easy Tips

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re revisiting one of our most popular Chow-To episodes, in which senior video producer, Guillermo Riveros, learns to make French macarons from Jayce Baudry,

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How to Make Homemade Nutella

Nutella—that chocolate-hazelnut manna from Italy—is so good it’s inspired people to name their children after it, and it has its own holiday: World Nutella Day on Feb. 5. But some

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