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The Basics of Stir-Fry -Stir-Fry 101

If you’re anything like us, you love a good stir-fry. But sometimes, no matter how hard we try, our home cooked stir-fry just don’t taste as good as the ones

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Knife Skills Everyone Should Know

As a home cook, you’re always looking for ways to make your life easier and cooking is no exception. After all, who has time to waste when there are only

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Molecular Gastronomy For Everyday Cooking

Are you ready to geek out?! I mean, are you a passionate home cook always looking for new ways to improve your skills? That sounds better. If so, you will

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Plating Food 101 – How to Plate Food Like a Chef

¬†Focusing on the basics of presentation to plate food like a pro. We’ll cover topics like composition, balance, and even share some tips from top chefs. They say you never

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The Science of Cooking

Exploring the science of cooking, from how heat affects food to why salt makes things taste better. If you’re a foodie, you know that there’s more to cooking than just

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Your Best Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara is an ala minute pasta stirred in with an egg and cheese mixture, sizzling smoked pork jowl and a few tablespoons of the pasta water. From a motley

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Deep Frying Basics

“It doesn’t matter if it’s boiled or fried Just eat it” – Weird Al   With all due respect to Weird Al, it does matter. Deep Fried is the ultimate

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How to Mince

Mincing is a dicing process to take a food from intact down to smaller pieces. You want to end up with the small pieces averaging about one-eighth of an inch

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Heat: Inside Commercial Kitchens

Welcome to Commercial Cooking @ Home 101. In this chapter we go behind the scenes of a typical restaurant to look at the equipment in the kitchen. We’ll focus on

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Cooking Terms & Words

Welcome to Commercial Cooking @ Home 101. In this chapter we review some of the most commonly used words and culinary terms chefs use. Being familiar with these kitchen cooking

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