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Here's where to access all kinds of informative cooking tutorials on ingredients, techniques and tools.

How to make your own processed cheese

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It may not be gourmet, but if the media doom and gloom is to be believed, you may want to learn to make your own processed cheese....

How to make hollandaise sauce

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It's hard to make the perfect brunch if your hollandaise sauce keeps separating. Perfect your eggs Benedict by learning to make the...

How to churn your own butter

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Maybe you have the pioneer spirit or maybe you just want to be a little different. No matter why you do it, your own homemade butter...

3 Dishes featuring liquid smoke

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Learn to use this powerful ingredient to add a pleasing smokiness to any dish. Just be careful not to overdo it!

How to make pancetta

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It's surprisingly easy to make your own pancetta at home, where you can spice it up any way you like.

How to make homemade Irish cream

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Irish cream liqueur isn't really that pricy, but when you DIY, you control the ingredients and the alcohol content. This DIY Irish...

How to adjust a baking recipe

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Science! Learn how to take a basic baking recipe and modify the ingredients. Learn what the most common baking ingredients do and...

How to make greens

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Greens — whether they be collard, mustard or another favorite — are a true staple of the Southern table. We'll show you how to make...

How to make your own cheese

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If you want to start making more food at home, quick cheeses like ricotta, mozzarella and paneer can be created at home with nothing...

How to truss a chicken

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Trussing a chicken helps it maintain its shape for a nicer presentation and can keep stuffings from falling out during cooking....

How to make your own vinegar

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Through the magic of science, you can make your own vinegar with a little wine and the help of some friendly microbes.

8 Things good cooks should do…

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Good cooks have certain things they should do by habit, even if the recipe doesn’t specifically say they should.

How to make homemade prepared horseradish

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Prepared horseradish is used in a variety of foods, from cocktails to freshly shucked oysters (and everything in between). If your...

How to clean food before cooking

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Here's a look at various techniques you should use to clean your ingredients before you start cooking with them.