I bought six of the largest, loveliest pomegranates I've ever seen at Costco last weekend, but other than eating the seeds out of hand and tossing them in salads, I'm at a loss as to what to do with them. Any suggestions?
Getting the seeds out of a pomegranate can be a messy prospect. Wrap yourself in protective clothing and get banging.
How to Make a Beautiful Hummus Appetizer
Donna Sky, owner of the Love & Hummus Co., knows that hummus, if not handled properly, can become the world's ugliest appetizer. In this CHOW Tip she shares a quick idea for how to present hummus to guests in a pretty package.
French Chocolate Macarons with Chocolate Ganache
No lie: macarons can be fairly finicky to make, in that they might spread into uneven shapes or form dark spots on their tops -- but even if they're not as beautiful as bakery specimens, they will still be delicious. The smooth chocolate ganache filling sandwiches the light, chewy-inside, delicately-crisp-outside chocolate macarons together, for a classic French dessert you shouldn't be afraid to try making.
Have you ever thrown a cocktail? Not at someone. FOR someone. Throwing a cocktail is another way to mix a cocktail for your guests by “throwing” the ingredients back and forth from mixing glass to tin. Charlotte Voisey demonstrates this technique while making her Unusual Negroni cocktail.