Does anyone know a source of good quality candied peel and glacé cherries in Northern Virginia, or locally? (Obviously mail order is a little out of question at this late date for a Christmas Cake.) No unearthly bright green angelica needed, thanks.
From late February through June, we're thrilled to be twisting, snapping, peeling, and pinching as many crawfish as we can. Crawfish boils are a Southern staple (especially in Louisiana and Mississippi), and we want to arm you with the secrets.
How to Peel Tomatoes
CHOW contributor Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic demonstrates a simple method to separate a tomato from its skin.
How to Peel Ginger
Maneuver around the nubs.
How to Flame a Citrus Peel
A fancy bar trick to impress your guests, courtesy of bartender Duggan McDonnell from Cantina in San Francisco.