Mad Genius Tips

In this exclusive video series, Food & Wine Culinary Director-at-Large Justin Chapple reveals wonderfully oddball and genius cooking tips.

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The Secret to the Creamiest Mashed Potatoes Is… Mayonnaise

Thanks to mayo, you can make your mashed potatoes ahead of time without worrying about their texture.
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Here's the Secret to Your Best Thanksgiving Turkey Yet

In our latest "Mad Genius Tips" video, Justin Chapple shares his hack for ultra-crispy turkey skin.
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How to Make Steakhouse-Style Ribeye

This Mad Genius technique is perfect for cooking steak indoors.
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The Easiest Way to Make Bearnaise Sauce

Take your steaks to the next level with this 'Mad Genius' technique. 
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These DIY Smoker Boxes Are Perfect for Quick Weeknight Grilling

Outdoor smokers can be cumbersome—Justin Chapple shows us a Mad Genius Tip for making easy disposable smoker pouches. 
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Make Bibimbap on the Grill with This Simple Foil Trick

Using heavy duty foil, Justin Chapple has an easy hack for making the Korean classic at home.
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How to Make Eggs on the Grill

Justin Chapple's trick will help you make sunny-side-up eggs and frittatas in 8 to 10 minutes.
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You Are Currently 20 Minutes Away from Frosé

A Mad Genius tip for making on-demand pink wine slushies with a repurposed countertop appliance.
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Andrew Zimmern's Bacon Fat Tortillas

Mad Genius Tips guest co-host Andrew Zimmern makes grease taste great.
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How to Make 5-Minute Brownies, Without an Oven

This just in from F&W's Justin Chapple: your waffle iron is the perfect tool for lightning fast desserts.
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