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How to Make Goat Milk Caramel (a.k.a. Cajeta)

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Bruce Weinstein, coauthor of Goat: Meat, Milk, Cheese, wants you to start using goat milk in new ways. For example, try making the caramelly substance known as cajeta with it. ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Make Goat Cheese Truffles

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Mark Scarbrough, coauthor of Goat: Meat, Milk, Cheese, shares an idea for a quick, delicious, simple dessert with a goaty tang—you just need goat cheese, chocolate, maple syrup, and cocoa. ... WATCH THE VIDEO

Great Gadgets for Shredding Scallions and Julienning Carrots

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Grace Young, author and contributing editor at Saveur magazine, has found two gadgets that will keep you from wasting hours shredding scallions and julienning carrots. These tools will up your knife-skills ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Give Your Wok a Facial

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Grace Young, author and contributing editor at Saveur magazine, helps you troubleshoot your rusty-wok problems from the point of view of a wok-thetician. CHOW Tips are the shared wisdom of our ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Turn Your Wok into a Popcorn Popper

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Grace Young, author and contributing editor at Saveur magazine, says the wok is the perfect popcorn popper. A bonus to making popcorn in a wok is that you're helping season ... WATCH THE VIDEO

Did You Know That Woks Are Nonstick?

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Grace Young, author and contributing editor at Saveur magazine, proves that the carbon-steel wok is a nonstick pan by frying an egg in hers. CHOW Tips are the shared wisdom of ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Test the Heat of Your Chiles

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Margo True, food editor for Sunset magazine, points out that the spice of a chile cannot be predicted. She shows us a way to test a chile's heat from the ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Prep Young Artichokes

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Elaine Johnson, associate food editor for Sunset magazine, preps baby artichokes the way you're supposed to, removing the stem and all of the tough outer leaves. What might surprise you ... WATCH THE VIDEO

How to Make the Fastest, Easiest Pizza Ever

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Stephanie Dean, test kitchen coordinator for Sunset magazine, shares a great tip on how to make weeknight pizza for your family. Or yourself. Or whoever is hungry. CHOW Tips are the ... WATCH THE VIDEO

Gadget Tip: Grill with Cedar Paper

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Jason Fox, executive chef of San Francisco's Commonwealth, grills meat on cedar paper—it gives the food a smoky, wood-grilled flavor. He recommends getting cedar paper online or at your local Asian ... WATCH THE VIDEO