Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Freezer burn ruins ice cream's soft texture and fresh flavor. Ban it for good with one of two easy methods, demonstrated by CHOW.com's Paige Hansen.
Jonathan Waxman's Go-To Chicken Under a Brick
This episode of My Go-To Dish features Jonathan Waxman, Top Chef Masters contestant and author of Italian, My Way. Waxman's West Village restaurant, Barbuto, is a Chowhound favorite. To riff off of the chef's brick chicken recipe yourself, start with this basic recipe and improvise as Waxman does in the video!
How to Soothe the Burn of a Hot Pepper
Ever find yourself biting into a pepper that's just a bit too hot to handle? As you scramble to find a glass of milk to soothe the burn, consider this simple trick from CHOW.com Assistant Managing Editor Deborah Lewis. It'll buy you some time to track down a more lasting cure.