When it comes to choosing a wine, it can often seem like a daunting task. To make it easier, try asking the sommelier what he or she would drink. Don't use the word "dry." It's not helpful, since most wine is dry.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.