A whole roasted chicken is a dish so basic that it appeals to almost everyone, yet so important that chefs are judged by it. The CHOW Test Kitchen's Lisa Lavery uses our Basic Whole Roasted Chicken recipe to show that you don't need a tricky technique or fancy brine to get crispy skin and juicy, flavorful meat.
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.
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.