My MIL gave me a bag of pine nuts she gathered, and they are fabulous, but they a royal pain to shell. I tried gently breaking shells in a morter/pestle, but it was slow and tedious! Anyone have a good method of shelling these little gems?
An Easy Way to Make Ice Cream in Your Food Processor
Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, shares a quick, simple way to make ice cream at home without an ice cream maker. You can use this vanilla ice cream recipe as a starting point: Leave out the vanilla beans and make the base through step two, then follow the steps Jeni outlines here.
Grate Cheese the Easy Way
Sometimes grating cheese can be a real pain in the arm. In this CHOW Tip, Jenny Stewart eases that pain with a slick trick to make the process smoother.
How to Make an Easy Cappuccino
A simple method for making cappuccino froth at home.
How to Make an Easy Margarita
Margaritas are one of the classic summer cocktails. In this episode of The Easiest Way, the CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary demonstrates our Classic 3-2-1 Margarita Recipe and gives a few tips for how to make a great margarita every time.
How to Make an Easy Pumpkin Pie
You've already cooked a homemade Thanksgiving dinner, so don't wimp out and buy a supermarket pumpkin pie. Our Easy Pumpkin Pie recipe can be made the day before, doesn't require a rolling pin, and has a filling that can be prepared in just a few minutes. The CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary shows you how.
How to Make an Easy Grilled Cheeseburger
Even if you've been grilling cheeseburgers forever, you might not know these little tricks that can make your burgers even better. Using our Perfect Cheeseburger recipe, the CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary shows you how to make a juicy burger every time.