Mad Genius Tips

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


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.
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.
How to Make Steakhouse-Style Ribeye
This Mad Genius technique is perfect for cooking steak indoors.
The Easiest Way to Make Bearnaise Sauce
Take your steaks to the next level with this 'Mad Genius' technique. 
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. 
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.
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.
You Are Currently 20 Minutes Away from Frosé
A Mad Genius tip for making on-demand pink wine slushies with a repurposed countertop appliance.

More Mad Genius Tips

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.
How to Make Kimchi Hash Browns in a Waffle Iron
Try this Mad Genius tip for a mad delicious savory waffle.