I'm not a big drinker.I like a little beer and wine. But my buddies are," We're taking you out drinking". Any advice to foods you like or don't like to eat before having shots handed to you. I don't want to get the spins.
Daniel Duane offers his advice on avoiding a common kitchen disaster.
How to Avoid Overpouring Vinegar
Your bottle cap can double as a measuring cup.
How to Avoid Sauté Fires
Flaring oil does not make you a master chef.
How to Avoid Diluted Iced Coffee
Former CHOW.com Senior Editor Lessley Anderson has a simple but surprising tip that will keep your coffee powerful, even as the ice melts.
How to Avoid Exploding Sausage Syndrome
Master sausage-maker Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats has seen too many sausages explode on the grill when eager and hungry cooks throw the meat down on high heat. To avoid such fat-splattering mishaps, he recommends that you poach your sausage first. You can then grill it—or just eat it poached.