Here are some quick and easy tips to remember when cooking rice.
How to Open a Champagne Bottle
Opening a champagne bottle (or any sparkling wine) is a festive event, but can actually be tricky if you haven't done it before. Watch and learn how to open a champagne bottle with no mess.
4 Recipes That Use Espresso Powder
Bakers have long known that adding a bit of espresso powder only intensifies the rich chocolatey flavor of brownies, cakes, and cookies. But it can be used in so many more ways. From a dry rub for a steak to a hot winter toddy, here are some great ideas to try.
Using Enameled Cast Iron in a Variety of Ways
Martha Stewart demonstrates how to make bread and mini donuts all in one, cast iron pot
How to Shape the Perfect Pie Crust
Bake the perfect pie every time with these tips.
Best Freezer Containers for Freshness
Keep food fresh in the freezer by choosing the right containers
Clever Uses for Ice Cube Trays
Ice cube trays are great for storing sauce and stock for later
Fast and Safe Food Thawing
Don’t have time to thaw dinner in the fridge? Try this fast and safe thawing method
Storing Fresh Herbs
Keep your herbs fresher, longer with these kitchen storage tips
How to Handle Hot Peppers
Prep peppers without skin irritation and control heat in recipes
Tips for Keeping Your Knives Sharp
Food and Dining editor Joe Yonan takes PostTV to DC Sharp to find out how knives are professionally sharpened and how you can maintain your knife edge at home.
How to Tie a Pork Roast
By tying the roast you create a uniform thickness which allows your roast to cook evenly.
How to Sauté Vegetables Without Splattering Oil
Learn how to reduce oil splatter when sautéing vegetables by sprinkling the oil with salt. Adding salt before you begin cooking the vegetables absorbs extra humidity and thus, reduces splatter.
How to Remove Beet Stains from Your Hands
Learn how to remove beet stains from your hands using the juice and fruit of a lemon.
How to Separate Egg White from the Yolk
In this video you learn how to separate an egg white from the yolk using the egg shell itself.
How to Remove Beet Stains from Your Cutting Board
In this video you learn how to remove beet stains from your cutting board by using a lemon as well as salt as an abrasive.
How to Remove the Bitter Taste from Eggplant
Learn how to make eggplant more flavorful and reduce bitterness by using salt to pull out liquid and break down the eggplant before cooking.
How to Prepare Dried Mushrooms
Learn how to rehydrate dried mushrooms before cooking.
How to Perfectly Poach an Egg
Learn how to make a perfect poached egg using a touch of olive oil, a piece of plastic wrap and a couple clothes pins.
How to Cook Perfect Asparagus
Learn how to cook asparagus perfectly.
How to Peel and Cut an Orange
Learn how to peel and cut an orange.
How to Peel Garlic Quickly
Learn how to peel a large amount of garlic quickly and easily using a metal mixing bowl and a plate.
How to Parboil and Peel a Tomato
Learn how to quickly parboil and peel tomatoes.
How to Make Jardiniere
Learn how to master the jardiniere cutting technique.
How to Chiffonade Herbs
In this video you will learn how to chiffonade herbs.
How to Make Flavorful Citrus Zest
Learn how to parboil citrus in order to create more flavorful zest for cooking and baking.
How to Make Flavored Butter
In this video you learn how to make butter flavored with thyme and garlic.
How to Juice Citrus
In this video you learn how to properly juice citrus.
How to Make Brunoise Vegetables
In this video you learn how to brunoise (dice) vegetables.
How to Make a Bouquet Garni
In this video you learn how to make a beautiful bouquet garni.