How to Clean Celery Root

Have you ever seen a Celery Root? If so, you’d probably know it. You probably also ran away in fear; they are pretty hideous looking. Softball sized, covered in dirt, and sitting there menacingly,...

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...

How to Julienne a Red Onion

The julienne cut in cooking is to make long thin strips or sticks out of food. Basically a French Fry shape. Generally, making that cut is not too hard, as you can usually cut planks, or slices, and...

How to Sear

I would say that at least 3 out of 5 dishes I make, require I sear something. There are 1, 000s of cooking techniques, with more invented all time. No one can know them all, but everyone, that has...

How to Sear a Chicken Breast

One of the most important, yet mis-understood and poorly performed cooking techniques is searing, also called pan searing. When you sear meat, you create an intense layer of flavor where the proteins...

How to Clean Broccoli

For many, broccoli is a love it or hate it vegetable. I am not one of those people. Some broccoli recipes I really like, others…let’s say I have a tough time with. But regardless of the specific...

How to Make Sundried Tomatoes

I love coming up with new recipe for tomatoes, and incorporating sun-dried tomatoes into your dishes open up all kinds of new possibilities. In this technique video, I show you how you can make your...

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...

How to Blanch Potatoes

There are more ways to cook potatoes than I could possibly recount. Mashed and smashed, baked and boiled, fried and fricasseed…if there is a cooking technique, there’s probably a potato recipe for it...

How to Blanch Green Beans

In this cooking video, I show you how to blanch (also called par boil) green beans. It’s pretty much the same technique I use across most of my green vegetables; it’s very simple to do; and it helps...

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