Chicken fingers are a surefire way to make everyone happy at the dinner table; they also tend to be deep-fried grease bombs. In this episode of The Easiest Way, Christine Gallary of the CHOW Test Kitchen shares a simpler, healthier technique for making chicken tenders using our Baked Cracker-Crusted Chicken Fingers recipe.
How to Measure Rice Proportions with Your Finger
This easy method requires knuckles, not measuring cups.
How Not to Burn Your Fingers When Lighting a Candle
Here's a trick for lighting the wick on those hard-to-reach candles in your holiday centerpiece.
For these Rice Krispy Treats, we mixed in kettle-cooked potato chips for added crunch and a salty kick, upped the decadence with chocolate-covered peanuts, and added another level of sweetness with toasty graham crackers.
Quick Bites: Richard Blais
Check out restaurateur, Top Chef winner, and cookbook author Richard Blais's honest opinions on a variety of ingredients (like ramps, sea urchin, and bacon), see if you agree with where he sides on classic food debates like cake vs pie and milk vs dark chocolate, and find out which kitchen tool you can pick up for a lot cheaper at a pet store.
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.