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Three Essential Knife Skills For Cutting Fresh Herbs

Three Essential Knife Skills For Cutting Fresh Herbs

When it comes to cutting up fresh herbs, you need to know how to properly slice, chiffonade and rock chop. In this video, J. Kenji López-Alt from Serious Eats demonstrates each technique and explains which is best for certain types of herbs.

Leave Onion Roots Intact For Easier Slicing And Dicing

By now, I could chop an onion in my sleep: Slice it in half, trim off the stem and root, peel, and slice away. In all my years of onion prep, it never occurred to me to shake things up, but skipping just one of those steps — removing the…