Header image: Basic Pancakes from CHOW Pancakes are a whole lot more interesting when you load them up with chunks of fruit.
Header image: Pizza Dough Dogs from CHOW Every great present deserves a good gift wrap, right? The beauty of what’s on the outside acts as a build up to the awesomeness of what waits within (unless that gift happens to be an artfully-wrapped stapler or necktie organizer).
Everybody has one of those sticky little plastic bear jars in the cupboard. But for cooking, baking, and drinks-making with deep deliciousness, it pays to always have a more serious and flavorful stash of honey in the pantry.
Header image: Wild Rice and Edamame Salad from CHOW When it comes to side dishes, rice is pretty much your no-brainer, goes-with-everything, workhorse par excellence.
When the temperature rises, you need something cool and sweet to regulate your own personal heat index.
Header image: Slow Cooker Summer Squash from CHOW Summer squashes are a wonderful thing, except for when they’re overcooked into oblivion.
Header image: No Bake Key Lime Pie Cheesecake from The Joy of Kosher Key lime pie is a sweet and tangy summer dessert that makes the most of fresh citrus.
One upon a time, the wine cooler—a pour of Chablis from the jug, topped off with fizzy water—was the least sophisticated drink at the party.
Header image: CHOW Back in my wild and youthful restaurant days, I worked at a place that was something of a free for all of Mexican street foods.
Header image: CHOW Of all the vine vegetables you can grow this summer, your garden wouldn’t be complete without a health haul of cucumbers.
There’s more to customizing iced coffee and tea drinks than milk and sugar. Sometimes just the thing to perk up a pick-me-up is booze.
Header image: CHOW From store to kitchen to table: CHOW's The Basics outline the steps that get you from raw ingredients to dinner, without complicated techniques, methods you'll remember and deploy at will—the most basic way to make the thing you want to make.
There's nothing like a week in Vermont, home to cheese and creemees, and a trip to meat city U.S.A: Austin, TX to kick you into health gear.
Header image: CHOW If you’ve got a garden of your own, there can be some times when your summer fruit and vegetable harvest comes in at a seemingly exponential rate.
A brownie needs nothing extra to be amazing, it just has to be a brownie. Hacking the batter, however, with additions as seemingly extraneous but as totally delicious as olive oil, graham cracker bits, or chocolate mint candies makes a brownie incredible.
Is it portobello or portabella? And what’s the origins of these ubiquitous and highly flavorful mushrooms?
Shrimp and Okra Hushpuppies from CHOW Hushpuppies are a truly delectable addition to any meal–small balls of cornmeal batter are dropped in hot oil, fried, and then piled high on a plate and served with butter or dipping sauce.
Header image: Falafel Lavash Wraps from CHOW Crunchy, crisp fried falafel balls make for the best, cheapest dinners.
Header image: Banana Pudding Pie from CHOW See those bananas ripening on your counter? Don’t just toss them in a smoothie – try these unexpected ways to eat them.
The crockpot just might be the perfect cooking appliance for ketchups, jams, fruit butters, and other cooked-down things.