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Holiday Meal Planning Tips
Holiday cooking doesn't have to be overwhelming. Here are a few time-saving tips for planning and prepping that will save you stress in the long run.
5 Simple Ways to Cook Healthy Meals Without Going Over Budget
Save money by knowing what to look for in the supermarket with these tips.
How to Poach Your Eggs Perfectly Every Time
Breakfast's are about to get even better. Learn how to poach eggs perfectly every time.
Don't Cry! Learn to Chop Onions Like a Chef
Chopping onions can be a messy and tearful affair when you're winging it in the kitchen. Luckily, Ramone has an eye-opening technique to speed up the dicing process for beautiful, uniform onions. Say goodbye to those frustrating tears!
The Best Way to Make Kabobs
Grilled kabobs are one of the easiest meals for entertaining. Learn how to dazzle your guests with perfectly cooked veggies and super flavorful meat.
The One Way You Should Be Cutting Mangos
OK, maybe just the best way.
Mom Hacks: How To Open a Stuck Jar
Easily open any jar with this clever knife trick
Korean Bulgogi : EthNYC Eats
Caroline Shin makes Korean Bulgogi with her mother Joung Ja at their home in Queens, NY. A treasured family recipe with lots of "bells and whistles" they show you in this video.
Knife Skills: What to Do with the Guide Hand
Learn what to do with your guide hand while cutting with the rolling technique.
Knife Skills: How to Hold a Chef's Knife
Learning the proper way to hold a knife makes all the difference in the end.
Knife Skills: The Rolling Technique
The rolling technique is one of the most widely used knife skills to learn.
Knife Skills: Practicing the Rolling Technique
A safe way to practice the rolling technique and positioning your guide hand.
10 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate
Putting everything in the refrigerator isn't always a good idea. Find out which items are better off on your counter or in the pantry.
How to Boil Eggs Perfectly Every Time
Kiss powdery, green yolks goodbye. Here's how to get your boiled eggs perfect every time.
Veggetti: Does It Work?
We put the Veggetti to the test! Does it work? Watch to see our verdict!
How to Puree Vegetables
Chef Kev shows purees can be a tasty way to get your vegetables while adding body to your soups or sauces.
How to Properly Caramelize Onions
In this episode of Kitchen Lingo, follow along with Chef Cari as she walks through the kitchen basics of caramelizing onions. Who said onions had to give us tears?
The Magic of Black Garlic
Kitchen scientist Dan Kohler discusses the many properties of black garlic. While the origins are disputed, the deeply roasted black garlic contains numerous antioxidants and other healthy nutrients. In this segment Dan explains the unique health properties of black garlic and shows how to make your own.
Cook a Healthy Breakfast in a Hotel Room
Lifestyle expert Kym Douglas shows how to make breakfast in your hotel room. Kym takes you step by step through creating a healthy breakfast without a kitchen. Using an iron and coffee pot, Kym shows how to make oatmeal, eggs, and bacon.
How to Dice Your Cooking Ingredients
In this episode of Kitchen Lingo, expand your kitchen vocabulary with "dice" as we demonstrate the skill set involved.
How to Use the Sauteing Technique in the Kitchen
Learn what the term 'sauteing' means, and how to properly use this cooking technique.
How to Make a Roux
Do you know how to make a roux- or pronounce it? Check out this easy tutorial from The Food Channel's show, Kitchen Lingo and learn what you need to know.
How to Reduce a Sauce
In this episode of Kitchen Lingo, we demonstrate what it means to "reduce," in cooking terms anyone can use. Who knew learning could be so tasty?
How to Make a Meringue
In this episode of Kitchen Lingo, The Food Channel's Chef Cari expands our kitchen vocabulary with the term "meringue," and demonstrates the skill set involved.
How to Blanch Vegetables
In this episode of Kitchen Lingo, expand your kitchen vocabulary with the term "blanch" as The Food Channel demonstrates the skill set involved.
How to Butterfly a Chicken Breast
Think you know how to butterfly, in kitchen terms? Don't let your cooking skills hold you back from flying. Watch this Kitchen Lingo demo and learn.
How to Make Creme Fraiche at Home
Time for another episode of Kitchen Lingo, where we bring you common and not-so-common kitchen terms and demonstrate how to use them in your own kitchen at home. In this episode, learn how to make your own crème fraîche, then surprise yourself with how skilled you've become.
How to Use Zest in the Kitchen
Expand your kitchen vocabulary to include zesting- here's an easy walk through of the skill.
How to Use Whipped Cream in the Kitchen
In this episode of Kitchen Lingo, expand your kitchen vocabulary with the term 'whipped cream,' and learn the skill set involved.