Cooking Video: Jacques Torres’ Chocolate-Covered Cornflake Recipe

  Here’s one of our favorite products from Jacques Torres: chocolate-covered cornflakes, a crunchy chocolate snack. In this week’s cooking video, Jacques Torres himself shows both how to temper chocolate and how to make his chocolate-covered cornflakes. Simple as they are to make, they’re also fancy enough to be a gift for your New Year’s…
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Cooking Video: How to Make Chocolate Pecan Pie

  Need a party gift or a simple-yet-fancy holiday dessert? This easy-to-make chocolate pecan pie fits the bill. Using only a few simple ingredients and a pre-made crust, the prep time is only ten minutes. (You can substitute your favorite crust recipe if you prefer to make the crust from scratch.) The recipe suggests serving…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Roast A Turkey

  Just two days to go until Thanksgiving! If you’re in charge of roasting the turkey and want a refresher course, Chef Scott Cutaneo shows you how to make a perfectly moist, roast turkey. Chef Cutaneo works with a brined turkey. While this step is optional, if you have the time to include brining, the…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Brine A Turkey

  Have you decided yet how to cook your Thanksgiving turkey? The biggest problem people cite is that the white meat comes out too dry (hence, the need for gravy to moisten it). Different techniques are used by skilled cooks to ensure a moist bird—from bacon under the skin to brushing with butter to injecting…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Carve A Chicken

Chef Marc Bauer of the French Culinary Institute shows how to carve a chicken for maximum yield from your bird, as well as for a great presentation. Don’t forget to use the chicken carcass to make a delicious stock. Use it for this classic Tortilla Soup recipe, or freeze it for future use. If you’re…
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