How to Pan Roast Steaks

I love a grilled steak. Getting the beautiful smoky char on the outside of the meat adds a great flavor and texture, but the grill is not your only steak option. Too many of my friends don’t think...

How to Make a Brown Butter Sauce

A brown butter sauce is one of those simple recipes that really needs to be in your repertoire. It’s really very simple, because there’s one key ingredient – butter. It’s really very versatile,...

How to Make a Flavored Brine

I’ve already posted a technique on how to make a basic brine, but just like all techniques and recipes I post, I don’t want you to stop at “the basic”. A brine can be your blank canvas, and you can...

How to Make a Basic Brine

Brining is a process similar to marinating in that both expose food to a flavored liquid, but they actually work in significantly different ways. Marinating is usually a relatively short process (3...

How to Make Pasta Dough

I’m not going to lie to you and say that making your own pasta is the easiest thing in the world, but it’s also important that you know it’s not hardest. I generally only do it if I want to make...

How to Deglaze a Pan

Deglazing a pan is the first step in making a number of sauces (particularly pan sauces), and a cooking technique that every home chef should know how to do. The process of deglazing uses a liquid to...

How to Peel Butternut Squash

Come fall, butternut squash seem to be falling the sky, they’re everywhere. And with good reason. There’s a lot of great things you can do with them, but first you need to get through that tough skin...

How to Chop Carrots & Celery

The three legs of a mirepoix are onion, carrots and celery, and they are so universal in cooking, that if you don't have the right knife skills and don't get proficient at dicing them, you’re going...

How to Chop Fresh Oregano

Fresh herbs bring a lot to the table. They are generally available all year long, and can add a complexity and freshness to a dish that dried herbs just can’t do. However, they aren’t always the...

How to Dice a Tomato

There's nothing like a fresh tomato, especially right off the vine in season. They are sweet and juicy, and frankly you don't have to do much to them to make them taste great. I'll frequently just...

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