It is crazy hot and humid outside today. Started my morning with an iced latte and a freshly-delivered (and still warm) pain au chocolat from Jules Patisserie (via Caffe Doria). Perfectly wonderful. Any chow treats to help you cool off today?
You haven't tasted refreshing until you've tried this hot dog slushie. Well...maybe not. However, hilarious concoction is definitely something you might want to whip out on April Fool's Day. Start cooking those hot dogs!
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.
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab.