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Cooking Basics


All About Sourdough
Cake Mix Extenders
How to Make an Angel Food Cake
How to Make Cake Flour
How to Make Marzipan Roses
How to Make Perfect Cream Puffs
How to Make Vanilla Sugar
How to Measure Flour
Quick Mix Method for Rapid-Rise Yeast
Royal Icing... in 3 Consistencies
Secrets for Making the Perfect Pie Crust
Self-Rising Flour
The Perfect Layer Cake
Tips for the Perfect Cheesecake
Using Dry Active Yeast


Demystify Ground Beef: Understanding the Grinds
Expert Tips for Creating the Perfect Beef Lovers’ Experience

Bouquet Garni

How to Make a Bouquet Garni


Browned Butter (Beurre Noisette)
Clarified Butter (Ghee)


How to Brine a Chicken
How to Make Chicken Stock

Crock Pot

Crock Pot Tips


Easy Chocolate Dessert Cups

Dulce de Leche

Caramelized Sweetened Condensed Milk


How to Hard-Boil Eggs
Perfect Omelets


Choosing the Right Knife for the Job

Fish & Seafood

Cooking on a Seasoned Plank
How to Boil Lobster
How to Cook and Eat Crayfish
How to Eat Lobster
How to Prepare and Cook Alaska King Crab
How to Peel and Devein Shrimp
How to Select and Prepare Shrimp
Selecting and Preparing Oysters


How to Crack a Coconut
How to Freeze Peaches
How to Select and Prepare Pineapple
How to Tint Coconut

Grilling and Smoking

Woods for Grilling


How to Make Jerky (beef, bison, venison, salmon, chicken and turkey)

Nuts and Seeds

How to Roast, Toast and Grind Nuts
How to Roast Chestnuts

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