Bill Briwa

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Cooking-Ingredients, Technique, and Flavor
Episode 1 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Begin the course with a fascinating look at the science of taste and how it acts as the gateway to better understanding--and enjoying--the food you eat. Through engaging taste experiments involving melon, radicchio, and a few simple seasonings such as…
Your Most Essential Tool-Knives
Episode 2 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
What do you need to have the perfect kitchen--one that makes cooking more relaxing and enjoyable? Find out in this lesson as Chef Briwa reveals which knives you should always have on hand, how to find the right cutting board,…
Colorful Carrots
Episode 1 of The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables
Hear the case for cooking and creating with vegetables, then watch as Chef Briwa prepares savory and surprising dishes starring carrots, including carrot osso buco; carrot tartare; simmered baby carrots in butter sauce; and burnt carrot salad with goat cheese,…
Sauté-Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat
Episode 4 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Begin strengthening your cooking techniques with a close look at using the right pan, the right amount of fat, and the right temperature to make crispy and delicious sauteed foods. As you explore the ins and outs of sauteing, you…
More Essential Tools-From Pots to Shears
Episode 3 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Continue learning about how to create the perfect kitchen setup (mise en place). First, learn how to make sense of a range of different pots and pans. Then, find out the importance of hand tools such as whips, tongs, spatulas,…
Stocks and Broths-The Foundation
Episode 10 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Stocks and broths are some of the most basic preparations you'll find in kitchens. What's more: They're easy to make, easy to store, and extremely versatile. In this lesson, follow along as Chef Briwa makes several stocks and broths using…
Grains and Legumes-Cooking for Great Flavor
Episode 14 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
What's a quick-soak method for beans when you don't have time to soak them overnight? What's a simple trick for testing the tenderness of cooked beans? How long should you cook different types of rice? What should you pay attention…
The Art of Grilling
Episode 1 of The Everyday Gourmet: How to Master Outdoor Cooking
Start your course with the basics of grilling: choosing wood, cleaning the grill, tools of the trade, and a few lessons in food safety. Then try your hand at three simple recipes--two types of steak and a grilled salad--to get…
Salad Greens and Lettuces
Episode 6 of The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables
Discover how to store, wash, dry, and revive salad greens to make satisfying dishes, including a simple butter lettuce salad; tomato, arugula, and mozzarella salad with pesto dressing; kale salad with tapenade and pecorino; hot bacon-wrapped endive salad with fingerling…
Vegetables in Glorious Variety
Episode 21 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Vegetables, which change with any season and come in a fascinating rainbow of colors, are what really keep cuisine (and cooking) interesting. Here, learn strategies for cooking and creating meals out of all sorts of vegetables, including eggplant, cauliflower, green…
Marvelous Mushrooms
Episode 5 of The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables
How do mushrooms differ from other vegetables? Here, Chef Briwa highlights the unique properties of mushrooms and the flavor and textural variances found in varieties from shitake to crimini. Then, watch as he creates two dishes bursting with umami: a…
Braising and Stewing-Combination Cooking
Episode 8 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Try your hand at combination cooking, which combines two different techniques: braising (typically reserved for larger cuts of meat) and stewing (usually for smaller cuts of meat). Using the example of a delicious pot roast and a springtime lamb stew,…
From Poach to Steam-Moist-Heat Cooking
Episode 7 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Turn to a popular method of moist heat cooking: poaching. You'll see how deep poaching works to gently cook a piece of salmon (accompanied by a simple sauce). Then, you'll compare that cooking method with shallow poaching a piece of…
Roasting-Dry-Heat Cooking without Fat
Episode 5 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Roasting can seem to be a frustrating task. But it doesn't have to be when you know what you're doing--and how to do it. Here, demystify this dry-heat cooking technique and learn how to make the perfect roast chicken and…
Salads from the Cold Kitchen
Episode 15 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Simplicity and freshness are two hallmarks of great cooking. Case in point, the subject of this lesson: salads. Chef Briwa shows you how to keep lettuce crisp; how to make a simple (and quick) salad dressing; how to build a…
Summer Squashes
Episode 2 of The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables
Learn how to select and cook summer squash in unexpected and satisfying ways, with a lesson featuring light, flavorful vegetarian recipes, including summer squash pasta studded with pecorino, almonds, tomatoes and garlic; grilled zucchini; roast zucchini lasagna with parmesan crisps;…
Sauces-From Beurre Blanc to Béchamel
Episode 13 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Think fancy sauces are difficult? Think again. This lesson will make you more comfortable with a range of sauces from around the world. Learn how to make a milk-based white sauce, bechamel. Then, cook a more contemporary French butter sauce…
Frying-Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat
Episode 6 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
In this lesson, find out everything you need to know to fry food like a pro. Which oils are best for pan frying and deep frying? What safety precautions should you take when frying in your kitchen? How can you…
Soups from around the World
Episode 17 of The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
A good bowl of soup can warm you in cold weather, cool you in hot weather, fill up an empty stomach, and offer ready nutrition for a weak appetite. Here, master several recipes for some fantastic soups from around the…