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Knife Skills 101

Knife skills 101

Using a chef's knife is one of the most important parts of the culinary arts. Here's a collection of articles, tutorials and how-tos will help you practice your knife skills.

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Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

The idea of bacon-wrapped pork is so audacious that a lot of people wouldn't dare try it. But they're missing out. This bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin recipe is really easy to make.

Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

Looking for an easy and delicious pork roast recipe? This slow-roasted pork shoulder is juicy, crispy and insanely flavorful.

Perfect Pork Chops Recipe

For perfect pork chops, sear then in a very hot pan and then finish cooking them in the oven. This recipe will give you juicy and tender pork chops every time.

Dijon-Style Mustard Recipe

Bored with off-the-shelf mustards? It's easy to make your own mustard at home. Here's an easy mustard recipe for you to try.

Au Jus Recipe

This easy au jus recipe is perfect for roasted beef recipes like prime rib. You can also modify the au jus to serve with roasted chicken, lamb or veal.

Let's Be Honest About Demi-Glace

Demi-glace is an amazing sauce, but let's be honest: it takes way too long to make, especially for home cooks. It's time to get real about demi-glace.

Shortcut Recipe for Demi-Glace

This demi-glace shortcut recipe will save you about 8 hours in the kitchen. The secret? It's made with store-bought beef stock (or broth).

Cooking Mussels: Tips on Buying, Cleaning and More

Mussels are easy to cook — you can pretty much cook them in a dry pan. Here are some tips on buying, storing, cleaning and cooking fresh mussels.

Croque Monsieur: Classic French Grilled Cheese

A croque monsieur is another level of grilled cheese sandwich. A little bit of béchamel sauce is what makes the French bistro classic so special.

How to Make French Fries

You can definitely make crispy French fries at home as long as you use the right kind of potatoes and fry them twice. That's right, twice.

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