Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Salted Caramel, Smooth or Crunchy?
How to Make Silky Smooth Caramel Custard
Burnt, rubbery, or chunky should not be words used to describe your custard. Michael Recchiuti, cofounder and chocolatier at Recchiuti Confections in San Francisco, has a few tricks to help you achieve perfectly sweet, silky caramel custard each and every time. Here's his recipe if you want to make this elegant dessert at home.
Keep Your Garbage Disposal Running Clean and Smooth
Besides being inconvenient, a busted garbage disposal can be a drain on your wallet. In this CHOW Tip, Heather George shares a few tricks to help keep your disposal in tiptop shape.