Wes Hughes

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These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Blooming Onion and Dipping Sauce Recipe

"This batter-fried onion and a spicy dipping sauce will get your party going any day!"<p>Ingredients<p>Dipping Sauce:<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon …

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pudding: Much Better Than Snack Packs

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know why you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: New-and-improved pudding Snack Packs, minus the little</i> …

Dessert

10 Essential BBQ Sauce Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>With the official start of grill season - easily our favorite season - it’s FINALLY time for some good ole fashioned barbecue. And …

These Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies Will Put All Your Other Desserts to Shame

While Valentine's Day has come and gone, we at <b>Spoon</b> appreciate a good dessert anytime of the year. These red velvet cheesecake brownies are a hybrid of three of your favorite sweets: red velvet cake, cheesecake and brownies. Whether you're craving something with chocolate or something with cream …

Flour Power: Your Definitive Guide to Baking With White, Wheat, and More

Confused about the different types of flour? This guide will walk you through when and how to use AP, bread, pastry, whole wheat, gluten-free, and more.<p>Wheat, whole-wheat, bleached, gluten-free…when it comes to baking with flour, there are more choices than ever. It's a big, scary world in the …

Baking

9 Fun and Delicious Recipes Kids Will Love

Easy and fun recipes kids (and adults) will love.<p><b>Biscuit Doughnuts</b><p>The easiest (and prettiest) doughnut recipe ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Tortillas</b><p>Homemade tortillas kick the store bought kind to the curb. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Chicken and Waffles</b><p>Guaranteed crowd pleaser. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mocha Milk …

Here's How Long Wine Really Lasts Once It's Been Opened

Every once in a while, an opened bottle of wine goes unfinished. (It's rare, but it happens.) This is good news, because it means that wine will be there for you on another evening. But how long will it last uncorked before it turns to vinegar? That, friends, all depends on the type of wine you …

Crock Pot Love: What You Need to Know About Slow Cooking

Slow cooking at low temperatures has been around for a long time in many forms, from pit-roasted whole pigs in Samoa to sand-pit clambakes in New England.<p>But you don't need a tropical back yard or a private beach to enjoy this succulent cooking method. Starting in the 1970's, the popular and …

11 Classic Cocktail Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>People may speak highly of your pie skills, or compliment your grilling game. But trust us: there is nothing more impressive than …

Put Some Zing in Your Spring: 8 Spicy Chicken Dinners

Whether your spice of choice is cayenne, jalapeño or a squirt of Sriracha, these chicken dinners will bring the heat. You can easily adjust the heat to get the kick that you crave.<p><b>1. Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are …

13 Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Mother’s Day is just ‘round the corner. You’ve already made reservations at mom’s go-to brunch spot and ordered a bouquet of flowers, right? Well, in …

34 Cooking Moments When You Know You've Nailed It

It's hard to tell when you've finally achieved the ideal pan-seared fish skin or grill marks on a steak. These photos show us how it's done so you can get it right every time.<p><b>There comes a moment in every cook's life</b> when you know you got it right. The butter's ideally melted, the steak's expertly …

Cooking

21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is highly encouraged. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Cheesecake Bars with Melted</b> …

Make America's Best Tomato Sauce

If you want sauce done right, think outside the jar.<p>If you’re buying jarred tomato sauce because it’s more convenient than making the real stuff, stop. With the right recipe, you don’t need a long list of ingredients or an entire afternoon of free time. This recipe, borrowed from Patsy’s Italian …

Italian Food

15 Fajita Recipes That Solve Your Weeknight Dinner Dilemma

Fajitas are pretty simple to put together, and if you've made them at home before, you know how perfect they are for a busy weeknight dinner.<p>Classic fajitas call for nothing more than sautéed onions, peppers, chicken (or steak) served with rice, beans and the obligatory stack of tortillas. Sour …

Apparently You've Been Putting Sauce On Your Pasta All Wrong

Are you plopping sauce right on top of your pasta as soon as you finish cooking it? As chef Andrew Carmellini would say, "You're doing it all wrong."<p>Most people dump out their unwanted pasta water and immediately start pouring cold water over the pasta, Carmellini explains in this Chow pasta …

How to Make Indian Fried Chicken

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Michelle Peters-Jones of The Tiffin Box shows us why it's time for Indian spicy fried chicken to take the spotlight.</i><p>Chicken 65 might have an …

Recipes

How to Make Your Own Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout Cookies are one of the highlights of the year: their scarcity (along with their deliciousness) makes them a seasonal treat to look forward …

9 Picnic-Perfect Recipes

What better way to celebrate spring than with an outdoor feast? Think outside the lunchbox and try one of these delicious, easy-to-transport dishes for your next picnic.<p><b>1. Couscous Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette</b><p>This is the perfect side dish for a picnic: it's wonderfully light, takes mere minutes …

11 Best Vanilla Cake Recipes

A good slice of vanilla cake is one of the finer things in life. Check out these 11 recipes for the best vanilla cakes and you’ll forget that …

7 Delectable Desserts That Inspire 'Oohs' and 'Aahs'

We eat first with our eyes, so these impressive-looking desserts will get people talking.<p><b>1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Just mention chocolate and peanut butter and people will swoon. This tart -- with a chocolate crust, creamy peanut butter filling and chocolate ganache topping -- lives up to the …

65 Pastry Recipes You Should Absolutely Make for Breakfast

From blueberry muffins to maple syrup doughnuts, these pastry recipes are most definitely worth it (and make a great breakfast!).<p><b>We get it: You had a rough week.</b> You've been working hard. You need some damn sugar, butter, or both. We've got the solution: Make some pastries. Eat said pastries for …

Baking

12 Recipes to Enjoy All Week Long

Sunday cooking can be the most satisfying kind. Not only do you get the relaxing benefits of being in the kitchen and making dinner, but you get the peace of mind of knowing that you don’t need to sweat what you’re going to eat for the upcoming week. When you plan ahead, you create options for …

These 26 Recipes Prove Brown Butter Makes Everything Better, From Cake to Pork Chops

These 26 recipes for scallops, waffles, pasta, and more will convince you: it's better on the dark brown butter side.<p><b>Brown butter is one of our favorite ways</b> to add an other-worldly layer of rich, nutty flavor to everything. These 26 recipes for scallops, waffles, pasta, and more will convince you: …

9 Pork Recipes That Make the Best of the Other White Meat

<i>Pictured: Braised Pork Chops and Fennel recipe from CHOW</i>When you’re sick of chicken and don’t want to add any more red meat to your diet, pork (the …

Slightly Sweet Chicken Wings

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Forget everything you thought you knew about wings with this slightly sweet coconut variation.</i><p>I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that the last time you ate wings, it was during some sort …

6 Ridiculously Simple Fruit Hacks

I eat a lot of fruit. And when I say a lot of fruit, I mean half of my diet is fruit and the other half is <b>waffles and donuts</b>. As you can tell, I live a very healthy lifestyle.<p>Here's how I prep all my fruit so I can spend my day doing things worth my time--hopefully they'll make your life a little …

The 33 Best Ramen Shops in America

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Ramen used to cost 10 cents. Now it costs a trained crew of culinary professionals several days of their lives watching broth boil.<p>Like a pot of pork bones, ramen's popularity has been simmering for a long time. In the years since we released our initial list of the 21 best shops in …