Header image: CHOW If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and been brave enough to order a whole fish, complete with head and tail, you know that you are in for a treat.
Farro may be the trendy and hip grain of the moment, with everyone latching on to it like it’s the hot new kid in town.
Header image: CHOW Some people refer to summer as bikini season, but around here, we prefer to call it ice cream season.
The smell of meat cooking over charcoal is one of the pleasures of an evening stroll through a town in Mexico.
A real, honest-to-goodness crawfish boil can be a highlight of spring, but there are a few things to remember, both as host and guest.
Header image: CHOW There are a million ways to marinate a cut of meat, glaze a piece of fish, or stir fry a hodgepodge of vegetables.
[caption id="attachment_165985" align="alignleft" width="620" caption="Lucky Shirt"][/caption] No conversation about the bad burrito can happen until you've read Darin Ross' f-bombed open letter/tirade to the guy who made this burrito.
So you thought the toaster oven was just for making toast? Think again. Aside from the usual bread with melted cheese, your toaster is capable of a lot more than you ever gave it credit for.
Header image: CHOW From weekends at the shore to mega-blockbuster movies in an overly air conditioned theater, some things are best enjoyed during the warmer months.
Header image: CHOW Pulled Pork. You know you love it. It’s savory, it’s sweet, and it’s easy to make for a crowd or just 2 lovebirds.
No real fan can summon the concentration to do complicated party foods for game-watching night. Starting with the best (and easiest) crockpot chicken wings you’ll ever taste, these 8 dishes represent the best starting lineup in snackville.
Header image: CHOW Everyone loves a summer BBQ – what’s not to love about charred hotdogs, perfectly cooked medium-rare burgers, and seared Portobello mushrooms fresh from the grill.
Okay, maybe these kitchen hacks won't change your life in an "I won the lottery" or "I just found out I'm pregnant" kind of way.
Strawberries are in such high demand that they’re on supermarket shelves year-round, but the best time to enjoy them is actually during spring and summer: from April until August, they’re at their sweetest and most fragrant.
Beer does some amazing things in batter for deep-fried foods. The CO2 gas in a can of Bud keeps things light and airy, and helps the batter cook fast, meaning the cod underneath can emerge moist and properly à point.
Header image: CHOW Memorial day, the official kick off for summer, is a time for the three B’s: barbecue, beaches, and burgers.
Ribs, whether baby back or spare, are the kind of thing that demand total absorption: eyes down, both hands getting messy, not coming up for air until that bone’s picked clean.
Header image: CHOW Ice cream bars are one of the first true signs of summer. Rich, creamy, and incredibly convenient, ice cream bars are beyond simple to make at home and you can effortlessly customize the flavors and coatings.
Header image: CHOW Some foods live double lives: the peanut would probably rather hide its secret identity as a legume and pork butt doesn’t need you to know that it actually comes from the shoulder end.
"What would you do for a Klondike Bar?" You can't get away from the jingle. But you can get away from the "Artificially Flavored Vanilla Light Ice Cream with Milk Chocolate Flavored Coating"—which is how Klondike Bars self-identify.