Recipe Index: How To
A method for poaching chicken which retains all the chicken's flavor and juices without overcooking the breast meat.
The Finger Test to Check the Doneness of Meat
Easily check for the doneness of meat without using a thermometer by comparing how the meat feels with the feeling of your hand as you touch different fingers together.
The Vinaigrette Ratio
Michael Ruhlman on how to make 3 variations of a classic vinaigrette salad dressing following a 3 to 1 oil to vinegar ratio.
Tip: Blender and Mason Jar
How to use a mason jar with your blender to whip or chop things right into the jar.
Tip: How to Check for the Hotness of Jalapenos
How hot is that jalapeno? Here's a tip to help gauge the level of heat before you buy or pick the pepper.
Tip: How to Soften Butter Quickly
The quick way to soften butter for baking, with a little wax paper and a rolling pin.