Cooking Videos

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words – Here is my selection of some of my favorite cooking videos on a whole bunch of important cooking topics. I’ve been trying to find the best examples of various cooking techniques to help you “see” how something is done. I’ll be adding more all the time so come back and check this section out often.

 

Beef Fabrication Video

February 6, 2014 0 Comments
Beef Fabrication Video

  How to Butcher a Cow in Just One Hour I have to admit I’m a little obsessed about where different cuts of steaks and roasts come from on a cow. I want to know the exact location of a rib eye compared to the filet mignon. Doesn’t everyone? Most of us know the chuck […]

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Vintage Food Commercials

September 3, 2013 0 Comments
Vintage Food Commercials

I was working on a new Pinterest board for Favorite Food Memories and started thinking about some of the foods I enjoyed as a kid and then some of the jingles associated with those foods. I grew up in the fifties and sixties when television was transitioning from black and white to color. Times were […]

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How To Make A Perfect Omelet

August 28, 2013 0 Comments
How To Make A Perfect Omelet

So You Want to Make the Perfect Omelet This morning I decided on a two egg omelet and completely messed it up. I have made hundreds of omelets in my life and most of them have been fine but this morning it was a mess. I thought I did everything the same way I always […]

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Egg Yolk Separator Video

March 11, 2013 0 Comments
Egg Yolk Separator Video

Pluck – The Amazing Sunny Side Out Egg White SeparatorA few weeks ago my wife took my daughter up to New York City to visit a college friend Kerry. While there they were looking through some magazines and found this product called Pluck but it also may be called Sunny Side Out or that may […]

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Chocolate Plus Water Equals Mousse

February 14, 2013 2 Comments
Chocolate Plus Water Equals Mousse

This morning I was reading an article in the New York Times by Melissa Clark called For Your Sweetheart, and More. Obviously the article talked about preparing a wonderful stay-at-home meal today as an alternative to going out to a restaurant. One of the recipes she offers up is a dessert recipe for Bittersweet Chocolate […]

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How to Tie A Roast Videos

February 10, 2013 1 Comment
How to Tie A Roast Videos

How To Tie Meats To Roast & Why You Should Do It I put together a collection of cooking videos that I thought best represent how to tie a roast before cooking. To some more experienced cooks or those who love to tie knots, this may seem simple but to those of us who were […]

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Saute Cooking Videos

December 31, 2012 2 Comments
Saute Cooking Videos

How To Saute Cooking Video One of the most important cooking techniques you can learn is how to saute properly. Once you learn how to saute, you can prepare hundreds of recipes by substituting ingredients. For example, learn how to saute onions and your can saute most vegetables. Learn how to saute a piece of […]

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Basic Knife Skills Video

September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Basic Knife Skills Video

Chef Peter Hertzmann’s Guide to Holding & Cutting with Kitchen Knives Lot’s of us own a butcher block full great knives but do we really know the most effective way to use them. I am very excited to bring you this video from Peter Hertzmann, the creator and illustrator of his own web site called […]

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Clarified Butter and Ghee Cooking Video

September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Clarified Butter and Ghee Cooking Video

How to Make Clarified Butter and Ghee on VideoClick on my article, How to Make Clarified Butter and Ghee to learn more about the advantages of cooking with these types of butter but if you want to see how it is done visually, here are two wonderful videos showing you the process. How to Prepare […]

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How To Cut Up a Chicken Video

September 21, 2012 0 Comments
How To Cut Up a Chicken Video

How To Cup Up A Whole Chicken VideoLearning how to cut up a whole chicken into pieces will not only save you a lot of money, but you are more likely to have fresher chicken to cook with. It may seem like more work to do it yourself, but with a little practice, you’ll be […]

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Ice Cream Sundays

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Chocolate with Almonds Gelato Recipe On a recent trip to State College, PA, my wife stopped at Tait Farms to pick up some local products including a Strawberry Dark Chocolate Sauce that my daughter thought would be a great ingredient to try in a new gelato or ice cream. I also had some Dark […]

August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Chocolate Trail Mix Ice Cream

Chocolate Trail Mix Ice Cream

How About Some Chocolate Ice Cream with a Bit of Trail Mix While I was down in the basement working out, I heard my youngest daughter upstairs in the kitchen preparing something.  My daughter has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to get around so I could hear the wheels rolling back and forth as […]

July 25, 2014 5 Comments
Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Hot Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

 We Used Starbucks Hot Chocolate Mix For This One Maddie and I were thinking about making some homemade ice cream and since chocolate is her favorite, we thought we would give that a try. I looked in the recipe book that came with my new Cuisinart Ice Cream Gelato Maker and found a basic recipe […]

July 10, 2014 0 Comments
Strawberry Gelato Recipe

Strawberry Gelato Recipe

Fresh Seasonal Strawberries Make For Great Gelato By now you know I am the proud owner of a Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream & Gelato Maker given to me by my neighbors Bob and Barbara for my recent birthday and I’ve been experimenting with it to learn how to make great homemade ice cream and […]

June 29, 2014 0 Comments
Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato

Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato

What’s the Difference Between Ice Cream & Gelato I celebrated a big birthday at the beginning of the month and my wife invited some friends over including my neighbor who gave me a Cuisinart Commercial Quality Ice Cream & Gelato Maker (ICE-100) as a birthday present.  This past weekend, my youngest daughter and I put […]

June 20, 2014 5 Comments

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