From late February through June, we're thrilled to be twisting, snapping, peeling, and pinching as many crawfish as we can. Crawfish boils are a Southern staple (especially in Louisiana and Mississippi), and we want to arm you with the secrets.
How to Peel Ginger
Maneuver around the nubs.
How to Flame a Citrus Peel
A fancy bar trick to impress your guests, courtesy of bartender Duggan McDonnell from Cantina in San Francisco.
How to Use a Pizza Peel
It's all about the slide.
Hate Peeling Garlic? Microwave it!
Dread the tediousness of peeling garlic? In this CHOW Tip, Jenny Stewart shares a secret to getting the task done with minimal effort: Microwave your garlic for about 20 seconds before peeling it. This won't completely remove the husk, but it'll make the garlic cloves slide out with surprising ease.