Gail Simmons gives us her list of pantry must-haves. Ingredients you should always have around to enhance and boost the flavor of all your meals. It's the little things that keep life interesting. Read more here.
Chefs Joanne Chang and Karen Akunowicz from Myers + Chang in Boston, show us how to use lemongrass. It's the central ingredient in their Green Monster, infusing the stir-fry with unique bright, citrusy, and floral-herbal fragrance. Read more.
Iced coffee is a great way to get your morning boost on a hot summer day. But unless you remember to cold-brew it the night before, you usually end up with a cup of coffee that's been watered down by melting ice cubes. In this tip John Birdsall of CHOW.com shares three simple tricks to get quick iced coffee any time you want.
On your way to class and don't have much time to make your iced coffee? Boston University student and CHOW.com intern Austin Pohlen shares an easy way to avoid diluting your coffee while still chilling it quickly, so you stay on schedule. This special College Edition CHOW tip is part of a series aimed at helping students on a budget with food and entertaining while living away from home.