How-To's

How to Make Sauerkraut

Welcome to the world of fermentation, one of the lost culinary techniques that’s becoming popular again. This ancient process uses only salt (and sometimes water) to alter the flavor and texture of foods. Here, a humble head of cabbage becomes tangy, zesty, effervescent sauerkraut.

How to Make a Stuffed Pork Loin

Have you always loved the look of a rolled pork loin roast but weren’t sure how to make one? Do you love pork, ham, salami, and gooey cheese? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, this article is for you. You’ll learn how to butterfly, stuff, and roll the pork roast of your dreams.

How to Cut Onions

Onions play an integral role in virtually everything you cook, so knowing how to make the basic cuts is an indispensable skill.

How to Bread Chicken

When it comes to chicken, or any protein, for that matter, it’s hard to top crusted (or breaded) cutlets. The challenge is how to get a flavorful, crispy crust while still ending up with juicy meat. With these tips in hand, you’ll crack the crusting code.

How to Bread (Probably Just About) Anything

The standard breading procedure is a three-step process that works on a variety of meats, cheese, and vegetables. Here, we walk through how to bread chicken, plus a few tips and the equipment needed.

How to Make Homemade Cavatelli Without a Machine

Homemade cavatelli is possible with just six easy steps (including making pasta dough from scratch!). Here's how to make homemade cavatelli without a machine.

How to Use a Bamboo Steamer

The art of steaming is easy with one of these ordinary, inexpensive tiered bamboo steamer baskets. But if you’ve never used one, we’ll walk you through the process of how to set one up so you can steam practically anything — fish, vegetables, dumplings, and more.

Canning with Confidence: How to Can with a Water Bath

Vegetable season is ending, so take advantage of your garden-fresh beauties or farmers' market finds through the process of canning. Canning seems to get a bad rap. And to some people it’s intimidating. But not anymore! We’re going to walk you through the simple process of water bath canning, and debunk the seemingly daunting steps that come with this craft.

How to Make Japanese Milk Bread

If you’ve never heard of milk bread, you’re in for a treat. Using a special technique and following our step-by-step tutorial, you’ll soon be creating the most incredible, pillowy soft, subtly sweet, and airy bread (or rolls) you’ve ever tasted. Trust us.

Steel Away: How to Keep Your Knives Sharp

Have you ever wondered what to do with that sharpening steel that comes with your knife set? We've got all the answers on how to keep your knives sharp with a honing/sharpening steel, plus an easy step-by-step guide on how to hone your knives at home and our knife care do's and don'ts.

How to Make Yogurt at Home

Creamy homemade yogurt is so luscious in taste and texture, and so simple to make, once you try it, you may never purchase it again.

How To Make French Crêpes

Essentially French-style pancakes, crêpes are a great foundation for sweet and savory fillings. The technique is simple, and using the right tools makes it easy. Whip up one of these recipes today, and turn your kitchen into a crêperie.