Recipe Index: How To

Buttermilk Waffles

3 Tips for Making Crispy Waffles

Three easy tips for perfectly crispy waffles, every time.

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

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 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

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

How to cook and eat an artichoke, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
New England Steamers

How to Cook and Eat Steamer Clams

How to make steamed soft shell clams, otherwise known as steamers, a specialty of New England.
How to Cut a Mango

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

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 Core Cauliflower

How to Cut and Core Cauliflower

How to quickly, easily, and safely core and cut cauliflower!

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

How to Cut and Peel an Avocado

How to cut and peel an avocado, safely and quickly. It's easy!
How to Cut and Prepare Prickly Pears

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 Cook Mushrooms without Fat

How to Dry Sauté Mushrooms

Easiest way to cook mushrooms? Here's how to dry sauté them—cook them without any fat!
How To Freeze Soup, Beans, and Broth

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.
Freeze Leftover Whipped Cream

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 French a Rack of Lamb

Step-by-step photo tutorial on how to French cut a rack of lamb roast.
Grilled Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

How to Grill Juicy Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

How to grill boneless skinless chicken breasts so they stay juicy and don't get dried out.
How to Grill Pizza

How to Grill Pizza

Step-by-step instructions for using your grill, gas or charcoal, to make homemade pizza.
Gingerbread House

How to Make a Gingerbread House

How to make a homemade gingerbread house! Get in the holiday spirit with this fun family project.
Lattice Pie Crust

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 Brown Butter

Take your recipes up a notch with the nutty aroma of browned butter. It's easy!

How to Make Butterscotch

When was the last time you tasted authentic butterscotch? A classic butterscotch sauce recipe with brown sugar, butter, and cream.

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