CHOW Senior Food Editor Jill Santopietro demonstrates two approaches to twineless turkey trussing (say that three times fast).
How to Roast Your Turkey Without a Roasting Rack
Former CHOW Senior Food Editor Jill Santopietro knows not to throw her bird directly into a roasting pan, where the pan juices may get lost. Instead, she improvises when she finds herself without a roasting rack.
Easy Rice Pudding
A simple and supremely satisfying dessert, rice pudding is pure comfort in a bowl. It's easy to get there too! Just simmer white rice with whole milk, sugar, and a pinch of salt until the grains are tender, plump, and creamy, then stir in a little vanilla or almond extract while the pudding's still warm. Top however you like (fresh berries in season, dried fruit, toasted nuts for a crunchy contrast, a sprinkle of cinnamon, etc.) -- you really can't go wrong.
A Menu Worthy of Returning to Twin Peaks
In anticipation of the return of Twin Peaks, we look back at the best food moments from the cult classic.
4 Takes on Celebration Popcorn
Elevate your popcorn-game at your next party.
French Chocolate Macarons with Chocolate Ganache
No lie: macarons can be fairly finicky to make, in that they might spread into uneven shapes or form dark spots on their tops -- but even if they're not as beautiful as bakery specimens, they will still be delicious. The smooth chocolate ganache filling sandwiches the light, chewy-inside, delicately-crisp-outside chocolate macarons together, for a classic French dessert you shouldn't be afraid to try making.