Some cocktails call for crushed ice rather than ice cubes. Crushed ice melts quicker and makes more of a slushy drink—perfect for summer coolers. CHOW's Amy Wisniewski shows you how to transform solid ice cubes into melty shards, via satisfying blows on the counter.
Serendipity, a New York City restaurant featured in the romantic comedy of the same name, introduced us to the magic that is frozen hot chocolate. For a tasty twist, we used malted milk powder to make it even more irresistible.
Americans seem to love canned cranberry sauce, with over 75% consuming it instead of the fresh stuff on Turkey Day. But what exactly is cranberry sauce? A Thanksgiving staple since the early '40s, this innocuous can of cran' holds some secrets.