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.
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.
After the holidays, you may be left with a ton of extra candy canes. Here are some tips to put them to good use.
The CHOW Test Kitchen's Lisa Lavery reviews the Breville Juice Fountain Plus. For a more in-depth look, check out the CHOW Editors' expanded product review at CHOW.com.
For reasons not entirely clear to Supertaster, SEXCEREAL, the breakfast cereal that helps you have sex, has become a national phenomenon. He investigates.
The CHOW Test Kitchen's Lisa Lavery reviews the Lodge Logic 12-Inch Cast Iron Skillet. For a more in-depth look, check out the CHOW Editors' expanded product review at chow.com.
Lisa Lavery compares three midrange slow cookers to see which is best for the home cook: the Hamilton Beach Set & Forget Programmable Slow Cooker, the Crock-Pot Countdown Touchscreen Digital Slow Cooker, and the Cuisinart Programmable Slow Cooker.
The microwave is often scoffed at as an appliance too low for the seasoned baker. But Suzy Brannon of CHOW.com disagrees. Turns out the microwave's a tool that makes browning butter and melting chocolate not only easier, but quicker too.
Previously we showed you how to cook breakfast in your coffeemaker, and in this video we continue on to dinner with a romantic four-course meal. As long as you have a coffee pot, you've got yourself a kitchen.
The CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary reviews the Waring Pro Professional Double Waffle Maker. For a more in-depth look, check out the CHOW Editors' expanded product review at CHOW.com.
This recipe for Baked Eggs in Stuffing Cups is a great, easy way to transform your holiday leftovers into a delicious next-day snack or breakfast. You can find the complete recipe at CHOW.com.
The CHOW Test Kitchen's Amy Wisniewski reviews the Garject garlic press from Dreamfarm. For a more in-depth look, check out the CHOW Editors' expanded product review at CHOW.com.
Cooking Thanksgiving dinner never goes as planned, but don't panic. Here are some simple solutions to common mishaps to help keep your holiday meal on track.
The CHOW Test Kitchen's Lisa Lavery reviews the Hamilton Beach Stainless Steel 12-Cup Deep Fryer. For a more in-depth look, check out the CHOW Editors' expanded product review at CHOW.com.
Joe Yonan, author of Serve Yourself: Nightly Adventures in Cooking for One conjures up dinner with the crumbs of a potato chip bag. You can too.
With Halloween approaching, we packaged four of our favorite CHOW Tips together for you. Learn how to: pair wine with Halloween candy, drink unimpeded by your costume, make a spooky smoky punch, and mix your own fake blood.
CHOW's Amy Wisniewski compares three roasting pans to see which is best for holiday cooking: the All-Clad Roti Stainless Roaster, the KitchenAid Gourmet Distinctions Stainless Steel Roaster, and the Viking Stainless Steel Roasting Pan.
The microwave is known for its versatility and ubiquity. Eggs happen to share this reputation, and it turns out the two are perfect for each other. In this CHOW Tip, Deborah Lewis of CHOW.com demonstrates the techniques for cooking scrambled, sunny-side up, and poached eggs in the microwave.