Kitchen Equipment12 Videos

How to Make Fresh Pasta from Scratch | Your First Homemade Pasta Dough

Whether you’re a kitchen beginner or an experienced cook, making fresh pasta from scratch is a great way to explore new flavors and techniques. I will show you how to make homemade pasta dough step by step, and you will never open a box of dried pasta again. === 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE === 1 Cup (160g) […]

Don’t be Afraid of Cast Iron Cooking | Let’s Celebrate TV Live

Sunday, March 19, 2023 – 3:30 pm Eastern US EST (UTC-5) – Join us in the kitchen, where we discuss, demystify, and debunk the myths surrounding Cast Iron Cooking. We will share tips on cooking, cleaning, and storing cast iron pans. Whether you acquired your grandma’s cast iron or bought your first Lodge cast iron […]

Measuring Wet and Dry Ingredients | Basic Kitchen Skills

Taking your recipes to the next level requires measuring wet and dry ingredients accurately, especially for baking. The tools and procedures for measuring dry ingredients are completely different from measuring wet (liquid) ingredients. Though they both have the same name, there is a difference between ounces, which measures weight and fluid ounces which measures volume. […]

What is Mise en Place – Everything in its Place for Recipe Preparation

Mise en Place (MEEZ ahn plahs) which means “everything in its place” is a French term. It is a technique chefs use to assemble meals quickly and effortlessly. It works by having all your ingredients measured, weighed, chopped and cut as well as getting all the pans, mixing bowls, tools and equipment needed. Devoting one […]

How to use a Mandoline Slicer Safely – Basic Kitchen Skills

Mandoline Slicers or V-slicers can drastically trim down prep time, but how to use a mandoline slicer safely is an important basic kitchen skill. Despite its intimidating reputation as one of the sharpest kitchen tools, a mandoline slicer can deliver precise cuts that are essential for artistic and exact cooking. Some slicers are basic and […]

Frying Pans 101 – The Tale of 3 Skillets | Basic Kitchen Skills

Non-Stick, Stainless Steel and Cast Iron are the 3 of the most popular materials when it comes to frying pans, but each has its own strengths and weaknesses. Frying Pans 101 will help you decide which pan is right for your cooking needs. We will explore how each skillet fares with heat distribution, ease of […]

Chef Knives for Beginners – Basic Skills Day

It’s Basic Skills Day with Chef Knives for Beginners. A classic chef’s knife, with its broad, tapering blade, sharp tip and chunky handle is the workhorse of the kitchen. Practicing with one really will make you a better cook: they are sharper, stronger and they do more of the work for you than smaller knives. […]

The Top 5 Entertaining Questions – March 2020

Learn my answers to these top 5 questions asked by viewers in YouTube and Facebook in March 2020. 1. I can never seem to get the timing right at my parties. One thing is cooked before another, and it’s all cold by the time we sit down to eat. Not only that, but when I […]

My Top Ten Pantry Essentials

When picking up the main protein for your dinner, be sure you stock up on my 10 Pantry Essentials on your next trip to the grocery store. These items will give more menu options and ways to add flavor to recipes and should always be in your pantry. This a great good start to a […]

Top 5 Kitchen Essentials

Whether you’re just starting out or just want to improve your kitchen there are certain tools of the trade that are a must have in every kitchen. And if you take care of them, and buy the best quality you can afford, you’ll have them for a lifetime! Here are my Top 5 Kitchen Essentials […]

Instant Entertaining Pantry Stocking

Drop in company doesn’t have to stress you out! Less scared when prepared is the secret to being ready for unexpected company. No cooking needed – all you need is a selection of easy to find, inexpensive items to keep in your pantry and fridge, and you’ll never be caught unprepared again! Here is a […]

Cookbooks – Finding your Inspiration

Every cook should have a collection of cookbooks. From basic techniques and recipes to those written by celebrity chefs or about special cuisines. Cookbooks are a great source of inspiration and knowledge that allow you to journey the world through cooking – no passport required! === 📢 PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE === Here is […]