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Beef stew may be easy to make, but having it come out flavorful is a whole other story. Lisa Lavery of the CHOW Test Kitchen shows you how to build the flavor as you cook in this episode of The Easiest Way, using our Easy Beef Stew recipe as a guide.
  • 7 Feb 2014
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Baking banana bread is a great way to use up old, browning fruit, and it hardly takes any time to put together. In this episode of The Easiest Way, Amy Wisniewski shares her method for making a delicious loaf using our Easy Banana Bread recipe.
  • 11 Jul 2013
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Frozen margaritas don't have to taste like dime-store tequila and be mass-produced in a slushy machine. Christine Gallary uses fresh fruit and quality tequila to blend up the perfect summer drink, using our easy Strawberry Margarita recipe.
  • 3 May 2013
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With spring comes asparagus, but choosing the best bunch at the store can be a bit daunting. Jenny Stewart of CHOW**** shows you how to select prime stalks and keep them fresher longer.
  • 19 Apr 2013
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In this episode of The Easiest Way, Amy Wisniewski shares her simple technique for achieving strawberry-shortcake perfection using our Classic Strawberry Shortcake recipe.
  • 19 Apr 2013
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A whole roasted chicken is a dish so basic that it appeals to almost everyone, yet so important that chefs are judged by it. CHOW's Lisa Lavery uses our Basic Whole Roasted Chicken recipe to show you how to get crispy skin and juicy, flavorful meat.
  • 18 Apr 2013
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There's really only one requirement for a weeknight dinner: that it can be prepared quickly. But who says you can't also have fancy and delicious? Amy Wisniewski makes our Fast Lemon-Parsley Shrimp Pasta recipe to create an easy meal at home.
  • 10 Apr 2013
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Beef stew may be easy to make, but having it come out flavorful is a whole other story. Lisa Lavery of the CHOW Test Kitchen shows you how to build the flavor as you cook in this episode of The Easiest Way, using our Easy Beef Stew recipe as a guide.
  • 3 Apr 2013
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Sometimes you just want a quick and simple dinner to fill you up after a long workweek. In this episode of The Easiest Way, Lisa Lavery shares an easy no-bake pizza method that'll satisfy your hunger and spare you the stress of the kitchen.
  • 1 Apr 2013
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Egg salad sandwiches wrapped in wax paper feel like they belong in a Normal Rockwell painting. Lisa Lavery of the CHOW Test Kitchen harks back to her childhood and shows you how to use our simple Egg Salad recipe to create this classic at home.
  • 27 Mar 2013
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There is no sound quite like the distinctive sizzle of a fajita platter fresh from a restaurant kitchen. In this episode of The Easiest Way, Lisa Lavery shows you how to use our Basic Chicken Fajitas recipe to create your own Tex-Mex dinner at home.
  • 20 Mar 2013
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No summer is complete without a barbecue or two, and there's nothing more classic than barbecued chicken. Lisa Lavery of the CHOW Test Kitchen uses our Basic BBQ Chicken recipe to show you how easy it is to be a master of the grill.
  • 11 Jul 2013
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For Lisa Lavery, nothing's tastier, or easier, than skewering some marinated beef and veggies and dropping them on the grill. She shares her simple technique for making our Beef and Vegetable Shish Kebabs in this week's episode of The Easiest Way.
  • 11 Jul 2013
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Making pudding from scratch is so simple: no special equipment or ingredients required. In this episode, Amy Wisniewski uses our Easy Vanilla Pudding recipe to show how just a few ingredients and some stirring can take you to dessert town.
  • 12 Jul 2013
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A great fall soup doesn't have to involve endless squash-chopping and peeling or hours of simmering. Christine Gallary of the CHOW Test Kitchen lets the oven do most of the work in prepping the squash for our delicious Roasted Butternut Squash Soup.
  • 5 Feb 2014
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Baby back ribs are a summertime classic, but standing around a grill or smoker on a hot day can be a pain. In this episode Christine Gallary shares a simpler method for making ribs using our easy Vinegar and Spice Oven-Baked Ribs recipe.
  • 1 Oct 2013
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In this episode of The Easiest Way, Amy Wisniewski of the CHOW Test Kitchen shows how you can avoid all that hassle and still end up with a beautiful, delicious carrot cake.
  • 1 Oct 2013
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Cleaning your toaster or toaster oven can be a pain because of all the hard-to-reach nooks and crannies. In this CHOW Tip, Tracy Kaplan shares a few simple tricks to help keep your appliance clean and turning out perfect toast.
  • 1 Oct 2013
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