Knife Skill How To's

The Correct Way to Dice an Onion

Think you know how to dice an onion? If your method takes a time, effort, and tears, you’re doing it wrong. But guess what? There’s a better way! You’re not […]

How to Split a Vanilla Bean (Video)

Using fresh vanilla bean in your dishes makes such a difference. That sweet, distinct vanilla flavor is one of the most expensive spices in the world and with good reason. […]

How to Cut a Watermelon (Video)

This summer picnic fruit is not only good for you, but really refreshing and inexpensive. We have a few tips for you when you are out shopping for a watermelon […]

How to Break Down a Whole Chicken Wing (w/ Chef Michele Ragussis) (Video)

I think most of us think of chicken wings as the flat and the drumstick we always end up getting covered in buffalo sauce at any sports bar, but not […]

How to Make Lemon Twists (Video)

C’mon baby, let’s do the twist! Here are three easy ways to make lemon twists to garnish any of your awesome drinks! Making a twist seems difficult to some, but […]

How to Wash Leeks (Video)

Ok, so what is a leek? Welp, it’s an awesome sweet onion that is great for cooking and adding awesome flavor to your dishes. They can be a little tricky […]

How to Core an Apple

Do you want to core your apple? Of core you do. Wow, our jokes are not that funny, but we have an easy, fun way to take out the core. […]

How to Mince Rosemary

Who doesn’t love fresh rosemary? Here is a way to mince this fragrant herb. Don’t forget to save the stems to skewer some shrimp or vegetables for grilling. If you […]

How to Mince Garlic

So many recipes call for minced garlic and here is a simple way to get it done. Mincing garlic is also great for some raw preparations such as gazpacho. You […]

How to Hull a Strawberry (Remove the Stem)

Here’s how to remove the stem from a strawberry (to hull a strawberry) so that you don’t waste any of the strawberry. Then you can slice them, dice them, or […]

How to Grind Peppercorns

You might find yourself needing some fresh crushed peppercorn in the near future for a recipe but simply have no clue how to do that without destroying half of your […]

How to Peel and Cut a Butternut Squash

Don’t be scared of it’s crazy shape. Butternut squash is a delicious gourd. The toughest part is figuring out how to cut and peel the suckers. Once you know how […]

How to Peel Ginger

Ginger adds brightness and flavor to such a wide array of dishes. When shopping for ginger, look for smooth skin and no spots or molding. ¬†It also should smell somewhat […]

How to Slice Cabbage

Looking to make some home made cole slaw perhaps? Bought a whole head of cabbage and just not sure where to start with the thing? No problem, we can help. […]

How to Slice an Onion

Sliced onions are using a wide array of dishes. They are great to use in salads, saute, or for a quick stir fry. Here is a simple way to get […]

How to Cut a Pineapple

Cutting a pineapple is really pretty simple. When shopping for a pineapple make sure it is ripe by plucking one of the leaves from the top. If it comes out […]

How to Cut a Mango

Davina shows you how to cut and dice a mango. You can cut it into slices or cubes with the following video.

How to Make a Garlic Paste

Ever bite into a chunk of raw garlic?¬†Sometimes whole chunks of garlic in a recipe just won’t do. When that’s the case, you can easily make a paste. 1. Use […]

How To Cut a Bell Pepper

So you may look at a bell pepper and think to yourself, “How do I cut this thing without creating a mess of it?” Well, today, we’ll show you the […]

How to Julienne

How to Julienne

Julienne is a beautiful knife cut that adds a level of elegance to your dishes. You can also julienne root vegetables to help them cook faster. Best of all it’s […]

How to Peel a Tomato (Concasse’)

Tomato seeds can be bitter and the skins don’t really soften when cooking so if you want to use fresh tomatoes in your recipes tomato concasse’ will help elevate your […]

How to Cut Open a Pomegranate

Here’s an easy way to cut open a pomegranate. There are so many different tricks and ways to get the seeds out of the inside, but we’ve found this way […]

How to Dice an Onion

Here’s a quick easy way to dice an onion and the only real way to not cry about it is to simply just practice and get faster. This technique is […]

How to Cut an Avocado

Davina shows us the proper way to cut and dice an avocado and remove the pit. 1. Make sure you have a ripe avocado. 2. Cut the avocado lengthwise down […]