How to Dice a Pepper

Good cooks, have good prep skills. In this video, I show you how to dice a pepper. Knowing the right techniques will help move quicker and save time when cooking meals. And in addition to moving a bit faster, with the right knife skills, you’ll actually be a lot safer as well. I'm using a red bell...
Zucchini with Sundried Tomatoes

Zucchini with Sundried Tomatoes

In this recipe video, I show you how to make side dish of Zucchini and Sundried Tomatoes. It’s a very easy recipe to make, and while simply prepared vegetables are great, combining them like this, can give you more complex flavors and textures that are really nice. I make this a side for chicken...
Dave Beaulieu January 11th, 2013 Tomato
Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs

An Italian Meatball is a great and wonderful thing. Traditionally, I make my meatballs with a mixture of beef and pork, but when I’m trying to make them a bit lighter, a bit healthier, I go for ground turkey. Turkey has less calories and fat, so you can feel better about chowing down. And...
Homemade Vegetable Soup

Homemade Vegetable Soup

In this recipe video, I make a vegetable soup that easy for anyone to make at home. I crank this soup out anytime I feel my vegetable consumption is dropping and I need a boost. Of course that boost needs to come with great flavor, and that is exactly what this vegetable soup provides. It’s easy...

How to Poach an Egg

In this cooking video, I want to show you a technique for poaching an egg. I most commonly see poached eggs on an Eggs Benedict, which is one of my favorites, and for years, had trouble making them come out well. Now, I’m not going to say it’s super easy, as it does require a bit of practice, but...
Dave Beaulieu February 22nd, 2012 Other
Super bowl Sunday Recipes

Five Perfect Superbowl Sunday Recipes

In addition to a great game, at every Superbowl party, I'm looking for great food, and a few drinks. But if you're hosting, cooking a nice spread can take a ton of time. Even worse, with some dishes, you spend at least the first half of the game cooking instead of watching. In this...
Citrus Compound Butter

Citrus Compound Butter

In this recipe video, I show you how to a citrus compound butter. Compound butters, are an easy way to boost up the standard dab of butter (which is great in and of itself) with additional flavor. In this case, we use the zest of a lemon, lime, and orange. The additional flavor is very mild and...
Dave Beaulieu October 15th, 2011 Other

How to Thicken a Sauce With Corn Starch

There are several ways to thicken a sauce, each with its own characteristics. On method, which I have to admit, I under-utilize is to use cornstarch and a little water. Using cornstarch is nice, because unlike say a roux, or other flour based thickeners, you don’t really need to cook out the raw...

How to Chop Thyme

Thyme is one of my favorite herbs. Its very distinctive taste goes really well with fish, chicken, pork, beef, and even a ton of vegetables and side dishes. Dried thyme has its uses, and I’ve always got a jar in the cabinet, but I’ll go to fresh thyme just as often. If you’re looking for a more...
Dave Beaulieu September 8th, 2011 Other
Apple and Brie Hors d'oeuvre

Apple and Brie Hors d'oeuvre

I this recipe video, I show you how to make a tiny, little, petite Hors d'oeuvre that packs a ton of flavor, contrasting textures, and is visually very stunning. It's a simple combination of apple & brie cheese, served on a cracker, but to amp up the savoriness, we saute the apples...

How to Get More Juice From Citrus Fruit

Have you ever cut open a lemon, or lime, ready to squeeze all that tangy, delicious juice out into a drink or into a marinade, and found just the most paltry trickle, slowly falling away despite your best kung fu death grip? It’s disappointing I know. Well, I’ve got a technique that’s going to help...
Dave Beaulieu August 22nd, 2011 Other

How to Chop Parsley

Parsley is maybe the most ubiquitous of herbs, and I use it all the time…despite my memories of the curly, leathery version tucked into the corners of the buffets of my childhood. Today, I know to leave the curly stuff in the grocery store and reach for flat leaf, or Italian parsley. The flavor is...

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