Articles RSS

Recipe inspiration, tips, and kitchen hacks from the Chowhound editors.

What is the Difference Between a Manhattan and a Perfect Manhattan?

The Manhattan is one of the most iconic and beloved classic cocktails that you can order.

... Read More

Will Run for Food

Running and eating are a perfect pairing — although not necessarily at the same time for most people.

... Read More

Our Favorite New Cookbooks for Summer

Another season, another crop of books to help us all grow as home cooks. Now is always a good time to try something new.

... Read More

What is the Difference Between Herbs and Spices?

Whether you’re seasoning chicken or amping up stew, herbs and spices have the ability to elevate any dish’s flavor profile from boring and drab to complex and fab. Take basil,

... Read More

Friday Food Finds: Chobani, Watermelon Water, Mochi, and Banana Pudding

Summer has officially arrived, which means food companies, restaurants, and bakeries are rolling out all of their limited edition summer flavors and menu items. We teamed up again with SiriusXM’s

... Read More

Here’s the Top Secret Recipe for ‘Big Brother’ Slop

Beach vacations, exposed midriff, and brunch-side bottles of rosé may be sure-tell signs that summer has arrived, but fans of CBS’s long-running competition series Big Brother know that our favorite season

... Read More

Chef Gordon Ramsay Just Set a Guinness World Record

Aside from spewing profanities and making delicious food, Gordon Ramsay is damn good at filleting a fish. So good, in fact, that he challenged halibut expert Janna Fabich to a competition

... Read More

How Losing 100 Pounds Caused Me to Fall in Love with Food

When I’m anxious or sad, I stuff my face with carbs and sugar and cheese, ingredients which are wonderful in and of themselves. Life is too short to deny myself

... Read More

What My Chef Friend Taught Me

During college in Gainesville, Florida, my friend Katie Resmondo and I met while waitressing at a Mexican restaurant called El Toro. We’d hang out after shifts at each other’s apartments, chilling

... Read More

Former Eleven Madison Park Bartender Matt Seigel Shows Us How to Make 3 Classic Cocktails

New York’s Eleven Madison Park may get all the accolades for its innovative and obviously delicious menu, but behind a great restaurant is typically a great bar. Matt Seigel, owner

... Read More

French McDonald’s Would Like You to Eat Burgers with a Fork and Knife, S’il Vous Plaît

We’re smelling a resurgence of 2003’s “Freedom Fries” campaign. And this time, it’s smelling a lot like Quarter Pounders. McDonald’s in France has shocked fast food purists (okay, maybe just Americans) by

... Read More

Spring Roll Recipes That Are Perfect for Summer

Spring has sprung again, but this time in the form of delicious and customizable spring rolls for summer. The Asian delicacy, traditionally wrapped in rice paper or pastry dough, can

... Read More

How to Eat So Well While Backpacking, It’s Like You’re Glamping

You’re more hard-core than those sissy campers who require all the regular luxuries and a vehicle within arm’s reach when they’re outdoors. When you’re backcountry backpacking, there’s nothing with you but

... Read More

Red, White, and Blue Pop Rock Recipes to Celebrate 4th of July with a Bang

Aside from grilled foods and refreshing summer cocktails (because #obviously), fireworks are inarguably the best part of Independence Day. Now you can have your fireworks and eat them too with these

... Read More

Everything You Wanted to Know About Matcha Green Tea

If your morning brew is in need of a green upgrade, look no further than the beverage industry’s latest trend: matcha green tea powder. The super healthy, super caffeinated drink has

... Read More

What Else Is Your Melon Baller Good For?

This common wisdom rings true: Don’t get a kitchen tool that has only one use. Three uses at minimum is a good standard for taking up space in your drawer. After

... Read More

The Ultimate Chicken Food Safety Guide

There’s a reason why we frequently say “this tastes like chicken.” For carnivores, the mild meat has perhaps the most commonly recognized flavor and texture in the world. In fact, nearly

... Read More

What is the Difference Between Tiramisu and Cheesecake?

While both desserts are dairy-based, decadent, and a total thrill to find on any menu, cheesecake and tiramisu are very different. Both desserts are easy to customize; you can make

... Read More

Your Most Hated Kitchen Tools

Open your kitchen drawer. Glare at that [insert useless piece of crap here] tool. Grab it. Toss it. Belt out a victory scream and pump your fist in the air.

... Read More

Crossroads: When Cultures Collide in Food

If Mexican tacos can encase Japanese sushi (see Takumi Taco), then Somali chickpea pancakes can withstand a good Irish poached salmon topping. Why not? Cultures aren’t clashing with these foods. OK, there are

... Watch the Video

The Basics: How to Make a Bacon Cheeseburger

It might sound like no big deal, but if you’ve never made your own bacon cheeseburger, you can benefit from a few tips.

... Read More