Tired of steaming and roasting asparagus? In this CHOW Tip, Amy Wisniewski, food editor at CHOW.com, shares a great, easy way to quickly prepare raw asparagus to liven up your salads.
How to Prep Young Artichokes
Elaine Johnson, associate food editor for Sunset magazine, preps baby artichokes the way you're supposed to, removing the stem and all of the tough outer leaves. What might surprise you is how many of those leaves you need to take off. It's a lot. Then you cook the artichokes up real good!
How to Prep Rice Noodles
Before you sauté or stir-fry them.
How to Choose and Store Asparagus
With spring comes asparagus, but choosing the best bunch at the store can be a bit daunting. Jenny Stewart of CHOW.com shows you how to select prime stalks and keep them fresher longer.