culinary 101

lessons and techniques straight from culinary school to you.



philosophy: i believe anyone can cook if you keep an open mind and fresh ingredients on the table

here, we're going to translate basic culinary school lessons from school to the home cook! each lesson will build upon a previous lesson and will culminate in recipes that use all of the previous techniques. follow along for a new installment every week!

not sure of a definition? check out the glossary of kitchen terms!

prologue: in the kitchen

lesson one: oils, smoke points, and saute

lesson two: knife skills

lesson three: dry heat cooking methods

lesson four: finding your first kitchen job

lesson five: let's cook chicken marsala

lesson six: how to time your dishes

lesson seven: how to butcher a chicken

lesson eight: how to be a better home cook