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.
How to Clean Mushrooms
Don't worry: You can't wash away the flavor.
How to Clean Squid
Jason Fox, executive chef of Commonwealth in SF, is a squid enthusiast, and enthusiastically shares how to clean the slippery cephalopods.
How to Clean Leeks
The dirt hides in those layers.
How to Clean Enamel Cookware
Anyone with a Le Creuset or similar enamel-coated pot knows what a challenge it can be to clean this type of cookware. CHOW.com's Katy Davies shares an unusual trick to help get even the most burnt dishes clean!