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How to Make a Dirty Martini

There is nothing dirty about drinking a dirty martini (what you do after having one or two is your business) the “dirt” is essentially the olive juice. This drink tastes […]

How to Make a Mint Julep

This elegant cocktail is amazing during the summer and so refreshing. You really can’t go wrong with mint and bourbon. Here is an easy way to make your own mint […]

How to Make Ketchup

Some people prefer the taste of homemade ketchup rather than store-bought stuff. We like both because they are quite different. Here is a really delicious recipe to make your own […]

How to Make Pancakes

We have searched high and low for the world’s most delicious and easiest pancake recipe. (Not to mention we gained 10lbs while trying these recipes out.) This video shows you […]

How to Make a Basil Oil

Basil oil tastes delicious and is a beautiful color, which helps elevate the flavor as well as the visual appeal of so many dishes. Making your own is not as […]

How to Make a Rosemary Oil

Rosemary infused oil is delicious and so easy to make at home. We like to use a neutral flavored, high smoke point oil so that we can infuse our own […]

How To Make Mayonnaise

Making your own homemade mayonnaise is really easy and it tastes so much better than the store bought stuff. You can use this recipe for all your mayo needs. You […]

How To Make a Compound Butter

You may be wondering what a compound butter is. It’s basically a fancy name for a butter that other ingredients have been added to it. For example, a garlic compound […]

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 Make a Vinaigrette

Making vinaigrette is an essential technique valuable for any home cook. You can add herbs and spices or shallots and create your own balanced vinaigrette. You can substitute our recipe […]

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 Separate an Egg

Everyone has a different method for separating eggs, but this one is pretty easy and works every time. Your best tools for separating whites from yolks are your hands. Don’t […]

How to Separate an Egg Using a Water Bottle

Whether you’re baking, making an omelette or whipping up a meringue at some point in your cooking ventures you will have to separate the yolks from the whites. Here is […]

Video: How to Make Clarified Butter

Eating lobster? Maybe just want some extra butter flavoring in your next high-heat dish? Clarified butter is a great answer. Making clarified butter is super easy and will even make […]

How to Hull a Strawberry with a Straw

Don’t have a knife handy but still have the straw from your to go cup of coke? Well then you can still hull a strawberry (aka remove the stem from […]

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 Wash Strawberries

So you might be thinking is a dumb tutorial. Clearly, you just put them under the faucet and wash them like anything else. Well, according to a lot of chefs, […]

How To Make Wontons (with Guest Chef, Jenny Wang)

You know wontons, those delicious little dumpling-esque things in the soup from your favorite Chinese delivery place. I’d be willing to bet you’ve looked at them in wonderment trying to […]

How to Make Sausage Bread (with Chef Michele Ragussis)

We are excited to introduce our celebrity guest chef, Michele Ragussis from the Next Food Network Star, who will be showing us an amazing recipe! Sausage bread is a simple […]

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. ┬áIt also should smell somewhat […]

How to Roast a Bell Pepper

Roasted peppers can add sweetness to any dish. You can roast them on the stovetop (if you have a gas stove) or throw them on a sheet pan and broil […]

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. […]