Fancy Latte - © frontiercoop.com

We’ve covered the basic Knife Skills every serious cook should know. Now, it’s time for an overview of the stirring skills we all need to complete our food manipulation repertoires. As you’ll see, it’s more than just mixing one ingredient into another, or keeping the Red Sauce from burning!

Texas Chicken Tortilla Casserole - © sixsistersstuff.com

We’ve all done it, probably more times than we’d like to admit: Looked into a fridge full of food and wondered, ‘What can I make for supper?’ With a little creativity, a few go-to ingredients and a Casserole dish, you’ll always have a ready answer to that immortal question…

Sliced Onion - © forknplate.com

Today we’ll wrap up our overview of culinary knife skills with some Chef’s Secrets that will help make your kitchen cutting, slicing and chopping chores easier, faster and more consistent. Like so many things in life, these tips are more matters of common sense than they are magic…

Ceramic Knife Hone - © J.A. Henkels

Good knife skills are at the heart of every culinary endeavour. And at the heart of good knife practice is… a good blade! You can never become a great cook if you use cheap knives that don’t hold their edge or flex too easily when you’re trying to make precise, straight cuts…