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1,001 Tips from Great Cooks - isolated cooking tips from a variety of cooks and chefs, covering baking, blanching, boiling, broiling, chopping, cleanup, convenience food, coring, cutting fat and calories, equipment, flavor enhancers, food storage, freezing, frying, general cooking, grains, grating, grilling, grinding, herbs and spices, homemade, leftovers, making food ahead of time, microwaving, pasta, peeling, pinching pennies, poaching, presentation, prevention & cure of disasters, rice, roasting, seeding, serving, slicing, steaming, stewing, time-savers and more   (Rating: 7.01 Votes: 4427)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Cooking Wisdom - a collection of illustated cooking techniques and tips, addressing such topics as boiling eggs, cooking potatoes without crushing, cutting breads and butters neatly, deodorizing eggs, how to clean oysters, how to drain tofu, how to enjoy instant coffee, how to expel ants from sugar, how to peel almonds easily, how to prevent bananas from blackening, how to prevent garlic breath, how to relieve salty and pungent flavor, how to remove agrochemicals from cabbages, how to ripen kiwis, how to roast fish neatly, how to select cucumbers, how to select tofu, how to squeeze a lemon, how to wash fruits cleanly, how to wash too salty food, potato storage, reviving wilted vegetables and more   (Rating: 7.00 Votes: 4312)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (1)

Cuisine Magazine: Food, Cooking and Kitchen Tips - short, well-illustrated cooking tips archived from Cuisine Magazine, including such things as controlling food odors with charcoal, polishing silver with toothpaste, protecting fingers while grating, removing food stains from hands, softening brown sugar, zesting with a grater, peeling ginger, crushing peppercorns, mincing ginger, roasting garlic, cleaning a cheese grater, reviving limp celery, chopping onions, keep hands "cool" while chopping chiles, peeling a kiwi, preventing soggy greens and much more   (Rating: 7.10 Votes: 4133)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Daniela's Classic Salad Dressing - a recipe for a salad dressing containing garlic, balsamic vinegar, fresh ground pepper, salt and extra virgin olive oil, with an integrated cooking tips and lessons   (Rating: 7.17 Votes: 4099)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Delia Online Cookery School: How To - step-by-step, photo-enhanced guides to an array of general cooking topics, covering how to bake a pastry case, how to boil an egg, carve a duck or chicken, cook perfect pasta or rice, crack a coconut, decorate a Christmas cake, dry-roast spices, fry an egg, fry and grill fish, line a cake tin, make all-in-one white sauce, an omelette, bread sauce, caramel, custard, gravy, hollandaise, marmalade, mayonnaise, meringues, pancakes, quick flaky pastry, scones, strawberry preserve, vinaigrette, wholemeal bread or Yorkshire pudding, mash potatoes, melt chocolate, poach an egg, poach and steam fish, prepare exotic fruit, roast potatoes and vegetables, separate an egg, slice and chop onions, steam asparagus or potatoes, whisk egg whites and more   (Rating: 6.96 Votes: 4286)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Fankhauser's Cheese Page - step-by-step, photo-enhanced guides to making various kinds of cheese and other dairy products, covering how to make buttermilk, blue cheese, clotted cream, farmer's cheese, feta, making ice cream, mozzarella, ricotta, swiss cheese, how to make yogurt and more   (Rating: 7.02 Votes: 4221)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Food Network: Cooking Demos - step-by-step beginner, intermediate and advanced cooking guides with accompanying video clips on specific topics, including how to caramelize sugar, clarify butter, clean mushrooms, cut kernels off corn, deglaze, flambe, flip crepes and pancakes, form pizza, ice a cake, knead dough, peel tomatoes, peel and puree garlic, wash leafy greens, zest citrus, knife skills (brunoise, chiffonade, chop, dice, julienne, mince, sharpening knives, slice) and more   (Rating: 7.12 Votes: 4038)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Food Product Design: Editorial Library - a large archive of instructional cooking articles and cooking guides relating to specific food products, ingredient types, cooking functions, culinary industry insights and company and consumer issues, including such articles as "A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Savory Perform", "Around the World in Eighty Flavors", "Building a Better Sandwich", "Controlling Viscosity in Sauces & Dressings", "Flavor Tricks", "Making Favorites Good For You", "Mastering Marinades", "Seasoning Secrets for Salty Snacks", "Sweeteners in Health Foods", "Texture and Mouthfeel", "The Principles of Protein", "Understanding Starch Functionality", "Using Colors for Visual Appeal", "Using Exotic Ingredients", "Value Adding Ingredients", "Vegetarian Vision" and much more   (Rating: 6.99 Votes: 4172)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

How to Repair Food - an alphabetized and searchable selection of hints and tips on how to rescue burning, curling, or otherwise endangered food   (Rating: 7.09 Votes: 4070)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (2)

Kitchen Management & Maintenance - a guide to choosing saucepans, making homemade disinfectant solution, writing food shopping lists, using the grill, starting a fire and more, from Lauren Groveman   (Rating: 7.15 Votes: 4172)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

LHJ: Using a Wok - short, illustrated guides to the basics of using the wok for stir-frying, frying, simmering, steaming, and making garnishes and sauces, and also including instruction on cutting techniques used in Asian cuisines   (Rating: 7.14 Votes: 4036)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Making and Using a Solar Cooker - a setp-by-step illustrated guide to building a simple solar oven, with specific advice on gathering the appropriate materials, selecting an oven box, creating and assembling the collectors, aiming and more   (Rating: 6.94 Votes: 4237)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Mediterrasian: Global Delights - illustrated instructional guides and overviews to styles of Mediterranean and Asian cuisine, covering Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Greek, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai and Provencal cuisines   (Rating: 6.96 Votes: 3963)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Sharpening Made Easy - an illustrated guide to the finer "points" of knife sharpening, covering how to test sharpness, sharpening stones, guides, rod-guided systems, crock sticks, slot gadgets, electric sharpening machines, common mistakes, conventional knife sharpening methods, honing and more   (Rating: 7.06 Votes: 4052)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

The Worldwide Gourmet - illustrated overviews and cooking tips for world cuisines, including those of Alaska, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Cajun and Creole, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hawaii, Holland, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Norway, Puerto Rico, Quebec, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syria, Texas, Ukraine, United Kingdom, West Indies and more   (Rating: 7.03 Votes: 4092)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Waitrose: Cooking Techniques - an array of illustrated and/or step-by-step techniques and instructional articles for common cooking tasks, including chocolate pudding, cooking steak, cooking vegetables in their skins, deep-frying, how to fillet fish, how to make homemade pasta, how to cook in harmony with the seasons, how to make bread, how to make perfect pancakes, ice cream without a machine, making soup, perfect pastry, how to steam foods, step by step sushi, poaching, cooking with chocolate and more   (Rating: 7.03 Votes: 4135)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

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