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 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 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 homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. Other methods require sauteing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies. Chicken stock recipe.
How to Make Corn Tortillas
Homemade corn tortillas recipe, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
How to Make Croutons
Make your own homemade croutons, on the stovetop, toasted in butter. It's easy!
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 Homemade Sausage
Step-by-step tutorial, with photos, on making homemade sausage. Includes recipe for Italian sweet sausage.