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How to Make Crock Pot Bread in the Slow Cooker

Homemade bread is all the rage right now, but skillets and Dutch ovens aren’t the only creative bread baking tools around—Crock Pot bread is great for fans of soft loaves,

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How to Make Easy Roasted Chicken & Dress It Up for Dinner

Cooked on a bed of vegetables.

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How to Make Perfect Leg of Lamb: Tips and Tricks from Chefs and Chowhounds

Roasted, with a lemon-herb rub.

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How to Make Natural Egg Dye For Easter

With coronavirus quarantines and social distancing impacting all aspects of life, Easter celebrations are going to look at least somewhat different this year—online masses and Skype sessions with far-flung family,

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

If you’re looking for a perfect quarantine baking project that also happens to be ideal for Easter (and spring in general), we’re revisiting one of our most popular Chow-To episodes.

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Ham 101: Tips and Tricks for How to Cook the Perfect Easter Ham

With coronavirus quarantines and social distancing impacting all aspects of life, Easter celebrations are going to look at least somewhat different this year—online masses and Skype sessions with far-flung family,

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Make Your Own Peeps and Put the Easter Bunny Out of Business

Our senior video producer, Guillermo Riveros, learned how to make homemade Peeps from chef Michelle Doll at NY Cake last year, and we’re bringing the lesson back into the spotlight

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How to Make Easy Beer Bread When Sourdough Is Too Intimidating

Baking homemade bread may be the epitome of cozy domesticity (and the hot new quarantine activity), but it can also be intimidating when you’re dealing with yeast, multiple rises, and

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How to Nail Your Next Virtual Happy Hour or Dinner Party 

Staying in is the new going out—at least for now—and we’ve got some fun ideas for making the most of your next virtual happy hour, hang, or dinner party while stuck

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How to Make a Healthy Easter Basket for Your Kid

Do healthy Easter baskets sound like an oxymoron—or just plain impossible? You want to see your children’s eyes light up when they see their Easter baskets, but you don’t want

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How to Get Grease and Oil Out of Fabric

No use crying over spilled ghee…or olive oil—here’s to to get grease and oil out of your shirt, tablecloth, or kitchen towels.

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Avoid This One Mistake When Storing Your Potatoes

Potatoes are a staple foodstuff to keep on hand in part because they last so long—but the way you store potatoes is key. And there’s a good chance you’re doing

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How to Make Crispy Ground Beef Tacos from Scratch

Tuesday: not as good as Friday, but definitely better than Monday. What better way to celebrate this better-than-worst day of the week than with great tacos? These easy homemade ground

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How to Use Tomato Soup as Pasta Sauce

We’re very into pasta these days (always), and easy pantry pasta recipes in particular. But what if you’re out of canned tomatoes? You can use tomato soup as pasta sauce!

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The Key to Making Detroit-Style Pizza at Home

Detroit-style pizza is a glorious thing, but you don’t have to be in the Motor City to try it (nor do you have to pay a premium to order it

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How to Make Cream Cheese Frosting without Butter

Cream cheese frosting is a favorite, but if you’re out of one of the crucial ingredients, can you make cream cheese frosting without butter? Sure can!

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5 Kitchen Skills to Finally Master

From making fresh pasta and baking bread to perfecting chicken broth from scratch, here are the kitchen skills and techniques to master while you are at home.

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How to Cook the Perfect Pot of Beans

In these days of pantry dinners aplenty, you may be wondering how to cook beans to their best advantage. Luckily, we got advice on the matter from Steve Sando, bean

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How to Store Leftover Canned Beans

Canned beans are a must for any pantry and they’ll last for at least a full year (if not far longer), but if you’ve ever scrunched aluminum foil over an

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How to Make the Best Homemade Hummus with a Few Easy Tricks

It's embarrassingly easy.

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How to Store Fresh Produce So Fruit, Vegetables, and Herbs Last Longer

Knowing the best way to store fresh fruit, veggies, and herbs so they last longer is only half the battle; actually doing it is also kind of important. Right now,

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