Recipe Index: How To
How to Make Croutons
Make your own homemade croutons, on the stovetop, toasted in butter. It's easy!
How To Make Fast, No-Soak Beans in the Pressure Cooker
No need to soak your beans! You can make a fresh pot of beans in the pressure cooker in about an hour.
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 Prepared Horseradish
How to make homemade horseradish by grating horseradish root and adding vinegar.
How to Make Homemade Sausage
Step-by-step tutorial, with photos, on making homemade sausage. Includes recipe for Italian sweet sausage.
How to Make Homemade Tortilla Chips
Perfectly fresh and crunchy homemade tortilla chips, fried, baked, or microwaved. It's so easy to make your own!
How To Make Jam in the Microwave
Easy microwave jam! Ready in under 20 minutes. Strawberry jam, peach jam, blueberry jam, or any other fruit jam you like.
How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs
Hard boiled eggs recipe. Tips for how to boil eggs so they come out perfectly every time.
How to Make Pickled Red Onions
How to make pickled red onions, it's EASY! Thinly sliced red onions pickled in vinegar with spices.
How to Make Preserved Lemons
Preserved lemons recipe. Many Moroccan and Middle Eastern recipes call for preserved lemons, lemons that have been pickled in salt and their own juices.
How to Make Shellfish Stock
Make your own shellfish stock with the shells from crabs, shrimp, and lobster. Homemade shellfish stock recipe with photos and step-by-step instructions.
How to Make Stock from Chicken Feet
Make delicious soup with stock from chicken feet! The rich gelatin of the feet create a rich and nutritious stock.
How to Make Vanilla Extract
How to make your own homemade vanilla extract, it's easy! All you need are vanilla beans, vodka and a glass jar.
How to Make Vegetable Stock
So much better than store bought! Homemade vegetable stock with carrots, onions, celery, parsley, herbs, and mushrooms.
How to Peel and Cut a Butternut Squash
Butternut squashes can be intimidating to cut, can't they? Here's a safe and sure method.
How to Peel and Devein Shrimp
How-to guide with step-by-step instructions and photos on how to peel and devein shrimp.
How to Peel, Chop, and Grate Ginger
How to easily peel, slice, julienne, chop, mince, and grate ginger root.
How to Prepare a Cheese Board
Tips and advice on how to put together a cheese plate, either as an appetizer, or an end of dinner course. How to select, store, and serve cheese. How to make a cheese board.
How to Roast Green Chiles over a Gas Flame
Guide to roasting chile peppers over a gas flame. For Hatch, Anaheim, Poblano chiles. Includes video, photos, and step-by-step instructions
How to Separate Eggs
Step-by-step instructions for how to separate eggs, with photos. Easy enough for kids to do.
How to Slice an Onion
Step by step instructions on how to safely slice onions both lengthwise, and crosswise.
How to Steam Broccoli Perfectly Every Time
Delicious basic steamed broccoli recipe! How to steam broccoli so that it stays vibrant green. The easiest way to cook this wonderful vegetable.