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2h 19min beginner Resources

Newbie in the kitchen? No problem! Chef Celeste Rogers covers the basics of good cooking in this beginner's class. From knife skills to must-have tools to time-saving tips, you'll find everything you need to cook with confidence.

Episode descriptions

Gear Up: Knives
1 . Episode: Gear Up: Knives
8min

Get started with a crash course in knives. Celeste explains the top four you really need for kitchen greatness.

Knife Skills
2 . Episode: Knife Skills
21min

Up your knife game as Celeste shows you how to slice, dice and more.

Gear Up: Pots
3 . Episode: Gear Up: Pots
2min

Celeste breaks down the different types of pots and how to pick the right one depending on the job.

Stocks
4 . Episode: Stocks
8min

Stocks are a flavor base for many dishes. See how to make the best chicken, beef and vegetable stock to elevate your food's flavor.

Sauces
5 . Episode: Sauces
17min

Who doesn't love a good sauce? From pan sauce to roux-based sauce to béchamel and good ol' gravy, find out how to make incredible toppers for your dishes.

Grains
6 . Episode: Grains
10min

There's a wide array of grains out there and lots of ways to cook them. Learn how to cook everything from classic rice to a party-stopping pilaf to the ultimate creamy risotto.

Gear Up: Pans
7 . Episode: Gear Up: Pans
3min

Ever wondered what the difference is among cast iron, stainless steel and nonstick pans? Celeste goes over the pros and cons of each, and how to choose the right one to create impressive dishes.

Sauté
8 . Episode: Sauté
16min

Sautéing is different from frying. It leads to beautiful browning and rich flavor. Learn how to sauté both proteins and vegetables to perfection.

Gear Up: Accessories
9 . Episode: Gear Up: Accessories
6min

There are tons of kitchen tools and accessories to choose from, so how do you know what you really need? Celeste shows you which ones are worth investing in and which ones to skip.

Frying
10 . Episode: Frying
13min

How do you achieve the perfect fried food that's crisp on the outside and tender inside? From pan frying and deep frying to safety tips, Celeste has got you covered.

Roasting
11 . Episode: Roasting
11min

Roasting is a tried-and-true method for creating flavorful, aromatic dishes. Celeste teaches you how to perfectly roast chicken, fish and beef every time.

Gear Up: Electrics
12 . Episode: Gear Up: Electrics
4min

Get the inside scoop on what to look for in blenders, immersion blenders and the incredibly popular multi-cooker.

Slow Cooking & Pressure Cooking
13 . Episode: Slow Cooking & Pressure Cooking
8min

Traditional braising and using multi-cookers are both great ways to turn inexpensive cuts of meat into soft, delicious goodness. Discover the best ways to braise and use a multi-cooker to serve up mouthwatering meals.

Steaming & Poaching
14 . Episode: Steaming & Poaching
13min

Steaming and poaching are easy, healthy ways to cook oil-free, but food can become bland if done incorrectly. Learn the tricks to steaming, poaching, and packet cooking to create flavorful meals.

About the Teacher

Celeste Rogers
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