This method for removing the pits from olives is an exercise in relativity: It wouldn't work with a peach. CHOW contributor Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic demonstrates.
Grilling with Lump Versus Briquette Charcoal
Which one's better?
How Much Charcoal to Use When Grilling
More burgers don't mean more charcoal.
How to Pit a Cherry with a Paper Clip
Have to pit a bunch of cherries, but don't own a cherry pitter? CHOW.com's Roxanne Webber shows you how to use a common household item to do the trick. For more info on alternate ways to pit a cherry, see these Chowhound discussions.
How to Pit a Plum in Under 10 Seconds
This technique for pitting plums from Spring Warren, author of The Quarter-Acre Farm, will come in handy when you need plums for pies, chutneys, tarts, or just eating!