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How to use a Juicer

Got the Winter Blues? 7 Options for Cooking Indoors

Got the Winter Blues? 7 Options for Cooking Indoors

Sauce Finishing

Sauce Finishing

Learn about the main sauce finishing techniques. They include reduction, straining, and monter au beurre.

How To Make A Cheese Tray

How To Make A Cheese Tray

A cheese tray should be a thing of beauty! Tips on what types of cheese, wines and fruits to serve and how to put it all together for a beautiful presentation.

Garnishing

Garnishing

Garnishing is important in plate presentation. This page will give you tips on garnishing and how to do it correctly.

Dry Heat Cooking Methods

Dry Heat Cooking Methods

Learn about the dry heat cooking methods, broiling, grilling, roasting, sauteing, pan frying, and deep frying.

How To Cook A Turkey And Gravy

How To Cook A Turkey And Gravy

Impress your friends and family with your delicious turkey and gravy this Thanksgiving!

Food Presentation Tips

Food Presentation Tips

A plate of food is like a picture, with the rim of the plate being the frame. Learn the fundamentals of food presentation with these helpful tips.

How To Rescue a Broken Hollandaise Sauce

How To Rescue a Broken Hollandaise Sauce

Occasionally, a hollandaise will break or separate and appear thin, grainy or even lumpy.

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Plating Food

Plating Food. Learn how to plate like a pro. Presentation is key in gourmet cooking. Tips on plating and garnishing.

Cooking Stocks

Cooking Stocks

Get the recipe and steps for making great cooking stocks.

Combination Cooking/Braising and Stewing

Combination Cooking/Braising and Stewing

Learn how to prepare foods using the two most popular cooking methods, braising and stewing.

Beef Tenderloin Cooking

Beef Tenderloin Cooking

The best beef tenderloin cooking method you have ever seen. People will think you are a gourmet chef when it comes to meat.

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Beef Cooking Times

To determine beef cooking times, chefs gently punch the meat with their fingers to check the temperature and to know when it is ready to eat. You can learn to do this too.

Best Fried Chicken Recipes

Best Fried Chicken Recipes

Here, in one place, the world's best fried chicken recipes, including perfect fried chicken and southern fried chicken.

Cooking Food With Wine

Cooking Food With Wine

When you are cooking food with wine, there is one basic rule to remember. Always use a good wine.

Tips for Cooking Lamb

Tips for Cooking Lamb

Cooking lamb has never really gotten the positive recognition it deserves. Find out how to buy and cook lamb chops, rack of lamb, lamb stew, and more...

Cooking Pork Tenderloin

Cooking Pork Tenderloin

Cooking pork tenderloin is becoming a lost art. Why you should buck the trend and proudly serve this wonderfully versatile cut of meat....often.

How To Brine A Turkey

How To Brine A Turkey

Why learn how to brine a turkey? Simply because this approach results in the moistest, most tender bird you've ever cooked. Really.

Best Steak Recipe Ever

Best Steak Recipe Ever

The best steak recipe you will find. Really! Just like the restaurants make!