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Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival 2014

The fifth annual Beer, Bourbon and BBQ festival makes its way to the big apple on January 25th, 2014! If you decide to attend here is what you can expect: […]

How to Make a Chicken Cutlet (Video)

Everyone loves chicken cutlets. You can enjoy this on a sandwich or all on its own. It is a quick, delicious, and inexpensive meal you can make for your friends […]

How to Make a Basic Tomato Sauce (Video)

There are so many ways to make tomato sauce, but here is a really simple and delicious way to make some at home. You only need a few ingredients and […]

How to Braise (Video)

This dry and moist heat cooking method is one of the best ways to use tougher cuts of meat and make unbelievably flavorful meals. It’s best to use bone-in cuts […]

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 Make a Champagne Cocktail (Video)

Let’s ring in the new year with this awesome drink! Here is how you make a delicious champagne cocktail. Drink it at midnight or even the next day to help […]

Breading Basics (Video)

So, you want to make an awesome chicken cutlet sandwich. Here is the standard breading procedure that will help you bread almost anything you want to pan fry in the […]

Jean-Georges Vongerichten is Going Vegetarian/Vegan!

Do you love ABC Kitchen or ABC Cocina? If you are a fan of these places you will be excited to hear that Jean-Georges is going to open a global […]

How to Make a Basic Frittata (Video)

You gotta frittata! This is an easy dish you can whip up at any time and add all of your own ingredients. You can serve this bad boy hot or […]

How to Make a Chicken Stock (Video)

Don’t be a chicken. Making your own chicken stock at home is such a benefit. It is more flavorful than the store bought stuff and also better for you and […]

How to Make a Quick Chicken Noodle Soup (Video)

There are a million ways to make chicken noodle soup. We found this way to be quite easy. Now, you can start with raw chicken and cover with water and […]

How to Make Hollandaise Sauce (Video)

Host your next brunch party and impress your guests by making an awesome hollandaise sauce to go over your eggs Benedict or even spoon over some fresh grilled asparagus. Some […]

How to Make an Easy Pie Crust (Video)

This one is for all you non-bakers out there. This is a simple fool-proof buttery, flaky pie dough method. You really can’t mess this up and it’s quite versatile. You […]

How to Make a Bechamel Sauce (Video)

Bechamel sauce is a milk based sauce and one of the mother sauces in the culinary world. It’s a really good idea for you to know how to make because […]

How to Make a Cheese Sauce (Video)

Who doesn’t love cheese sauce? This is an easy technique you can use to make any type of cheese sauce you want. It works great for mac and cheese or […]

How to Make French Onion Soup (Video)

This stuff is awesome! It’s a classic, delicious French soup and it’s the easiest thing in the world to make. You can get creative and make french onion croutons or […]

How to Make a Roux (Video)

There are a ton of ways to thicken soups, sauces, gravies, and stews, but using a roux is an easy way to add flavor and have some killer thickening power. […]

How to Make a Dark and Stormy (Video)

A dark and stormy is one of those cocktails that you will fall in love with for many reasons. The dark rum has an awesome caramel flavor and ginger beer […]

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How to Make Hot Buttered Rum (Video)

You’re cold. It’s winter and you need a soothe souling, (ahem, soul soothing cocktail) sorry we’ve already had one of these to drink. This hot buttered rum is so delicious […]

What the Heck is Mirepoix? (Video)

Ok, this is in recipes all the time and people have no clue what it is. Basically, it’s a trinity of vegetables. The most commonly used vegetables are carrots, celery […]

What the Heck is a Bouquet Garni? (Video)

If you see this fancy french term in a recipe, don’t be afraid. It’s basically just a bundle of herbs tied together and used to flavor soups and stocks and […]

What the Heck is a Sachet d’Epices? (Video)

Wrap up your favorite herbs and spices in a little sachet d’epices and flavor some soup or stock. The sachet is basically cheesecloth cut into a square and packed with […]

How to Know if Your Roasted Chicken is Done (Video)

Everyone loves roasted chicken. It’s delicious and so easy to make. The not-so-easy part is determining when that bad boy is cooked. Here are a few tips to help you […]

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 […]