Recipe Index: How To
Easy Tip for Getting Corn Off the Cob
A method for easily and cleanly getting corn kernels off of a cob, using a bundt pan to catch hold the corn cob and catch the kernels.
How to Boil and Eat Lobster
A visual guide with instructions to boiling and eating fresh New England lobster.
How to Caramelize Onions
How to slowly caramelize onions to bring out deep, rich, sweet flavor as the natural sugars in the onions caramelize. Video included.
How to Chop an Onion
How to chop an onion, safely, easily, and with minimum tears! Video plus step-by-step photos.
How to Clean Leeks
Step-by-step photos and instructions on how to clean leeks, 2 ways, chopped for soup and for whole leeks.
How to Cook and Eat an Artichoke
How to cook and eat an artichoke, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
How to Cook Mushrooms without Fat
Easiest way to cook mushrooms? Here's how to dry sauté them—cook them without any fat!
How to Cut a Mango
How to cut a mango into cubes, an easy, tried-and-true method. Step-by-step instructions with photos showing how to peel and dice mangoes.
How to Cut a Pineapple
Step by step instructions on how to cut a pineapple, so you keep the sweetest and juiciest parts.
How to Cut and De-Seed a Pomegranate
How to cut open and de-seed a pomegranate. Step-by-step instructions with photographs.
How to Cut and Prepare Prickly Pears
How do you cut and prepare prickly pear cactus? Carefully. Here's a step-by-step guide with photos and recipe suggestions.
How to Freeze Soup, Beans, and Broth
The best way to freeze soups, beans, broth, and other liquid foods. Maximizes storage space and makes thawing quicker and easier.
How to Freeze Whipped Cream
Leftover whipped cream? Just freeze it! This method is perfect for topping hot cocoa or making a midweek dessert feel extra-special.
How to Grill Pizza
Step-by-step instructions for using your grill, gas or charcoal, to make homemade pizza.
How to Make a Gingerbread House
How to make a homemade gingerbread house! Get in the holiday spirit with this fun family project.
How to Make a Lattice Top for a Pie Crust
A how-to guide on making a lattice top for your homemade pies. Step-by-step instructions with photographs.
How to Make Beef Stock
Make homemade beef stock by roasting marrow bones and cooking on a low simmer with aromatic vegetables and herbs.
How to Make Butterscotch
When was the last time you tasted authentic butterscotch? A classic butterscotch sauce recipe with brown sugar, butter, and cream.
How to Make Chicken Stock
Three tried and true methods for making GREAT homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. The other methods require sautéing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies.