How to Dice an Onion

I would guess more than 50% of the dishes I cook call for onions, and many of those for diced onions. Getting proficient at cutting an onion (along with other knife skills) is absolutely essentially, if you want to cut down (pun intended) on your prep work, and spend more time eating. In this...
Dave Beaulieu March 14th, 2011 Onion

How to Julienne an Onion

Need to julienne an onion? Well fortunately I’ve got this cooking video that shows you just how to do it. As I’ve said, before, prep can be the longest part of making any dish, and I want you to get the knife skills needed to get through it as quickly as possible. I put onions is so many dishes,...
Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Potato Leek Soup

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a potato leek soup, also called vichyssoise when served chilled; but I usually prefer it hot. I love to make this hearty, creamy soup which it’s cold outside, and I’m looking for something warm and comforting. Generally making soups are pretty easy, and...

How to Dice a Shallot

Shallots…those little bitty onion thingy’s are probably under used by most cooks. While similar in taste to an onion, I think they have a bit more “refined” flavor. Plus their size is pretty convenient when you don’t need a full onion. I use shallots in most of my sauces, and certainly in salsas,...
Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole

In this recipe video, I show you how to make an awesome guacamole recipe. I generally make it for tacos and fajitas, and I also love it as a simple dip. This is what I'd call my standard version, with just a bit of tomato, cilantro, onion and garlic...but you can easily add many other...
French Onion Soup Recipe

French Onion Soup

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a classic French onion soup – one of my all time favorites. While the flavors are fairly complex and developed, the soup only has a few ingredients and is pretty simple to make. There’s only a few ingredients and everything goes into one pot. The only...

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