Cooking Basics

Sharpen your culinary skills with these helpful how-to videos.

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How to Roast

How to Roast Right

How to Roast

This technique is a great way to prepare anything from root vegetables to cuts of meat.

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How to Cut up an Onion

How To Cut Up an Onion

How to Cut up an Onion

Learn how to chop this recipe staple quickly and safely.

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How to Poach

How to Poach

How to Poach

Prepare delicate ingredients like fruit and fish with this simple technique that's also healthy and delicious.

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How to Make a Simple Sauce

How To Make a Simple Sauce

How to Make a Simple Sauce

Pump up the flavor of your favorite foods with an easy-to-make sauce.

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How to Cut Up a Chicken

Cooking How-To: Cutting Up a Chicken

How to Cut Up a Chicken

Simple tips and tasty recipes that make delicious use of a whole chicken.

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How to Marinate

Cooking How-To: Marinating

How to Marinate

Add a flavor-packed punch to your favorite foods by soaking them in seasoned liquid.

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How to Sauté

What's Cooking? How-to Sauté

How to Sauté

High-flavor, low-fat tips for cooking veggies, seafood, and poultry in a snap.

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How to Bread and Batter

How to Bread and Batter

How to Bread and Batter

Learn how to get the crispy texture kids love through baking and avoid all the fat of frying.

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How To Stir-Fry

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How to Can Foods at Home

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How to Season

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