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!
Our obsession with decadent food is apparently nothing new.
Easy Crab Cakes
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.