Recipe Index: How To

Easy Poached Eggs (photo)

Easy Poached Eggs

How to poach an egg, with great results every time. Simple poached egg recipe.
Easy Tip for Getting Corn Off the Cob (photo)

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.
Home Cured Corned Beef (photo)

Home Cured Corned Beef

How to easily cure your own corned beef, with beef brisket, pickling spices, and salt.
Homemade Ricotta Cheese (photo)

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

How to make ricotta cheese at home, with whole milk, yogurt, vinegar, and cream.
Boiled Lobster on Simply Recipes

How to Boil and Eat Lobster

A visual guide with instructions to boiling and eating fresh New England lobster.
How to Brown Butter (photo)

How to Brown Butter

Take your recipes up a notch with the nutty aroma of browned butter. It's easy!
How to Caramelize Onions (photo)

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 Clean Leeks by Simply Recipes

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 on Simply Recipes

How to Cook and Eat an Artichoke

How to cook and eat an artichoke, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
How to Cut a Mango (photo)

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 (photo)

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 Open and De-Seed a Pomegranate on Simply Recipes

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 Peel an Avocado (photo)

How to Cut and Peel an Avocado

How to simply and easily cut and peel an avocado. Photos and step-by-step instructions.
How to Cut and Prepare Prickly Pears (photo)

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 French a Rack of Lamb (photo)

How to French a Rack of Lamb

Step-by-step photo tutorial on how to French cut a rack of lamb roast.
How to Grill Pizza (photo)

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 (photo)

How to Make a Gingerbread House

Classic holiday gingerbread house. How to make a gingerbread house with step-by-step instructions and photographs.
How to Make a Lattice Top for a Pie Crust (photo)

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 (photo)

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 (photo)

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 (photo)

How to Make Chicken Stock

Two tried and true methods for making homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. The other method requires sauteing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies. Chicken stock recipe.
How to Make Corn Tortillas (photo)

How to Make Corn Tortillas

Homemade corn tortillas recipe, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
How to Make Croutons (photo)

How to Make Croutons

Make your own homemade croutons, on the stovetop, toasted in butter.
How to Make Fruit Leather (photo)

How to Make Fruit Leather

Step-by-step guide for making fruit leather, puréed fruit, spread out and dried, then rolled up to store. A great way to use up excess fruit of the season.
How to Make Gravy (photo)

How to Make Gravy

Two easy gravy recipes with photos and step-by-step instructions.