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How to Stack and Crumb Coat a Multi-Layered Cake

What’s the key to avoiding lumpy, crumby frosting? Icing your cake with an expert crumb coat before you go all Ace-of-Cakes on your creation. Staying true to its namesake, the crumb coat is a thin base layer of frosting that’s designed to catch cake crumbs and even out your frosting surface. Think of it as the sanding and priming steps before a paint job.

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How to Make Golden Milk

Golden milk’s main ingredient is Turmeric. That’s what gives it that beautiful golden color. Turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant. Try adding this to oats, cereal, tea, coffee and smoothies. We are all looking to have a healthy start to the new year and this is the perfect recipe.

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How to Actually Read a Recipe

The concept of reading a recipe seems simple, but the fact is that there are a few nuances in a correctly written recipe that will help you understand what the writer is asking you to do. Knowing how to properly read a recipe can improve your cooking by leaps and bounds.

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How to Serve Carpaccio

Originating in Venice, this raw carpaccio is served with oranges and a vinaigrette to be the quickest antipasto you can make.

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How to Make Kimchi

Load up in nutritious probiotics by making delicious kimchi that is perfect with fried rice, ramen, noodles, to top burgers and so much more. It is easier to create than you think.

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Wine 101: How to Pour Wine

Pouring wine properly will impress your guests or at least give you confidence when pouring for a date or gathering. Below are tips to pour like a pro.

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How to Make Spaetzle

Thin, crispy German egg noodles are so easy to make, especially with the right tools. In only thirty minutes, here’s how to do it.

Homemade Corn Dogs

No need to search out a carnival, learn how to make a corn dog at home. Plus, two more versions made with bratwurst or for breakfast.

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Learn How To Perfectly Dice an Onion

Chef Jeremy Fox likes perfectly diced vegetables. He teaches us how to dice an onion, a kitchen skill every cook should achieve. Uniform pieces of onion look great and will cook evenly.

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How to Truss a Chicken

Learn how to perfectly tie up a chicken and then patiently wait for the golden, crispy-skinned bird to roast. Trussing ensures even cooking, perfectly cooked dark meat and white meat that is not dry.

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Smart Tips for the Meat Counter

Learn some quick tips before you head to the grocery store about what to look for when selecting meat from the butcher’s case. Fatty or lean? Tender or tough? This will help clear things up.

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How to Make Sous Vide Yogurt

Making yogurt means rearranging the curds and whey of milk. It takes two ingredients and a water bath for a smooth bowl perfect for a sauce base or snack.

Knife Sharpening Tips

Take good care of your most important kitchen tool to keep your fingers safe and have the cleanest cuts. Follow these tips to know when to sharpen and how when using a wet stone.

How to Quick-Pickle Cucumbers

Similar to a gherkin, these easy pickles can be made in minutes and eaten in a day. Once you make the cucumbers, be sure to try radishes, asparagus, or even peas.

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