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Make A Fluffy, Puffy Omelette By Folding In Whipped Egg Whites

Delicate, crepe-like omelettes have their delicious time and place, but if you want to take breakfast to puffy new heights, you’ll need to separate out the whites and whip ’em good. This video walks you through it.


The Easiest Way To Skin And De-Bone A Fish Fillet

Filleting, skinning and de-boning your own fish is easy if you know the right technique. Gordon Ramsay demonstrates how to quickly skin and de-bone a large fillet so it’s safe to cook.


The Easiest Way To Mince Garlic Using Just A Knife

Mincing garlic isn’t difficult, but if all you have is a knife, this method from Cook’s Illustrated is easy and produces a fine, smooth paste with no overwhelming chunks of garlic in the mix.


'Dry Brine' Chops For Juicy, Succulent Meat Without The Time, Mess Or Waste

I love brining meat — it produces super juicy and flavourful results, but you usually need a ton of salt, sometimes spices and, of course, water — not to mention a place in the fridge to store everything. This “dry brine” method cuts all of that down, and cuts down the time, to get the same delicious results.


Use Kitchen Tongs To Open A Beer Bottle In A Pinch

We have all seen this nightmare unfold: you are at a party, maybe at an unfamiliar house. Everyone is drinking wine and you just want to open a beer. Somehow there is no bottle opener. Don’t freak out: just grab a pair of kitchen tongs.


Use An Upright Glass In The Dishwasher As A Dirty Dish Indicator

If the people in your household do a good job of scraping or rinsing off their plates before sticking them in the dishwasher, it can be hard to tell when the dishes inside are clean or dirty. A small, upright glass makes for a great indicator.


The Perfect Salad Combinations For What You Have In The Fridge [Infographic]

A quick salad is a great way to use up what’s in the fridge. If you’re not sure what that leftover salmon, boiled eggs, steak, or grilled chicken in your fridge is destined for, this graphic will help you build the perfect salad around it, and whatever else you may already have in the pantry.


Brussels Sprout Chips Are A Super Easy, Healthy Snack

You’ve most certainly had — or at least heard of — kale chips, but kale isn’t the only leafy green that can be transformed into a crispy snack. Brussels sprout chips are just as easy as the kale version and (I think) a little bit tastier.


This Video Teaches The Crucial Knife Skills You Need In The Kitchen

Your kitchen knife is quite literally the sharpest tool in your culinary shed, so you should know how to care for and use it. From proper maintenance, cleaning, and using fancy French cutting techniques, this HowStuffWorks video will help sharpen your knife handling skills.


Make Fresh Noodles At Home With These 3 Ingredients

Fresh noodles aren’t hard to make and are so much more delicious than the instant variety. You can save money by making them at home, too. All you need are these three ingredients and a little time.


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