How to Clean Asparagus

Asparagus is one of my favorite Spring vegetables. I love the nice, clean, grassy taste, and it’s really versatile to cook with. You can grill, steam, sauté it…asparagus also makes a great addition...

How to Make Pappardelle Pasta

I can’t be certain, but I don’t think I’ve ever bought, or even seen pappardelle pasta in the grocery store. It might be in your’s, but I have a tough time finding it. Fortunately, I love homemade...

How to Make Fettucini Pasta

I’ll admit that making your own pasta is a bit time consuming. But, I’ll also contend that homemade pasta is one of the best things you can make at home. While it does take some time, it’s not super...

How to Make Pizza Dough

A few years back I started making my own pizza and quickly found the worst part was making and rolling out the pasta dough. The solution, buy the dough!! Today. there is not shortage of places to buy...

How to Slice an Onion

Here is a short cooking video where I show you how to slice an onion. One of people’s chief complaints about slicing onions, is doing so makes them cry. Well, the best way to reduce the tears is to...

How to Clean Kale

Here is a short cooking video where I show you how to clean kale. Kale, much like chard and collard greens, are large leafy vegetables, which are more hearty, and much bigger than spinach leaves. I...

How to Chop Apples

Fruit is probably under-used in savory recipes and apples are one fruit that shouldn’t be. In this cooking technique video, I show you how to chop up an apple, which, in this particular case, I used an apple and black bean salsa. But no matter what recipe you’re making, savory or sweet, knowing the right knife techniques will help you in a number of ways.

How to Pound out a Chicken Breast

Now you may ask yourself (quite legitimately), why should I pound out a chicken breast? Well, in addition to the therapeutic benefits of taking out your frustration, several chicken dishes are...

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...

How to Make Beef Stock

One of the factors that separates good cooking from great cooking is stock. Stocks bring far more to the table (no pun intended) than most people think. While they are really just flavored water,...

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