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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COOKING VIDEO: Make Hot Chocolate With Jacques Torres

  Today is our first really chilly day: Time to think of hot chocolate! Pick up a few pointers from Mr. Chocolate himself, Jacques Torres, on how to make a perfect cup. Torres uses his own brand of hot chocolate mix made from ground chocolate, not cocoa powder (ground chocolate mix is also known as…
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FOOD VIDEO: How To Carve A Pumpkin

  Halloween is just around the corner, and this week’s video features tips on how to carve a festive pumpkin. Design and lifestyle expert Bruce Littlefield shares step by step tips on the best way to carve the top, using stencils and more. After you’ve scooped out the flesh and seeds of your pumpkin, why…
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COOKING VIDEO: Turkey Salad With Celery Root & Apple Recipe

  It finally feels like fall: our local farmers market is full of our favorite Honeycrisp apples. For a dynamic duo of flavor and crunch, pair crunchy apples with crunchy celery root, also known as celeriac (and céleri in French). Celery root, a relative of celery, is a root vegetable. Leafy stalks somewhat like celery…
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