If you've ever wanted to mix things up when bringing a pie to a potluck, here's an easy tip from CHOW.com's Elliot Waring that'll make your contribution the talk of the party. Check out CHOW's Easy Pumpkin Pie recipe to get started. You can also check out CHOW's Hand-Held Meals in a Muffin Pan project for more miniaturization ideas!
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Smoky-Sweet BBQ Beef Short Ribs
Beef ribs can stand up to strong flavors. Here, a spicy-sweet rub with chili powder, cumin, cayenne, garlic, and brown sugar coats the meat, which is roasted to tenderness. Finishing on the grill with a smoky chipotle barbecue sauce ensures the meat gets a nice char and the sauce lacquers.
We get a better look inside a Williamsburg restaurant. Chef Connolly gets a little hand in the kitchen at Rider.