A beautiful cut of steak will only get you so far . . . next, it's all about mastering the Maillard reaction (a fancy way to describe the process of creating that crispy, caramelized crust on the outside of meat). Lucky for us, we have experts from Omaha Steaks to teach us the best technique for prepping and grilling steaks.
Sarah Carey, editor in chief of Everyday Food with Martha Stewart, shares the recipe for a fruit- and nut-filled biscotti that's good enough to eat morning, noon, or night. Want more Martha? Download the December issue of Everyday Food for free, and then be sure to print out the biscotti recipe for keeps.
Tom Colicchio, the main judge on Top Chef, is the owner and mastermind of 'wichcraft, a chain of high-end sandwich shops in New York City. The sandwich empire is famous for its roasted turkey sandwich with onion marmelade, housemade aioli, bacon, and avocado. Watch the video to see how it's done, then print out the recipes.
Anyone can carve a turkey like a pro! Using only a standard chef's knife, Eric Greenspan breaks down the whole process, saying you should carve the turkey "like it owes you money." What the heck does that mean? Watch the video to learn, and refer to our turkey-carving tutorial (with pictures!) for a detailed refresher.
Used in everything from drinks to desserts, simple syrup is a staple no kitchen should be without. While the classic recipe takes only minutes to make, we have just the trick to make this sweetener even simpler. All you need is a jar and equal parts water and sugar — no stove necessary. To see exactly how it's done, watch the video and learn the technique you'll use over and over again!
Pineapple is a delicious treat, but if you don't know how to remove the prickly skin, how are you going to eat it? Don't worry: that's why we're here to educate you on the easiest way to get to your beloved tropical fruit. Rest assured: the fruit looks far more daunting to prep than it actually is. Watch the video now and learn how to quickly peel, slice, and core a pineapple.
We can't wait for ABC's new daytime food talk show, The Chew! Although it doesn't premiere until the end of September, we've got an exclusive preview of what we can expect on the show. It's going to be packed with interesting discussions and helpful cooking tips, like the one Iron Chef Michael Symon (he's one of the program's five hosts!) shares with us here. Watch the video now and learn his secret to perfect tomato sauce.