Cooking Basics: What Everyone Should Know

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Cooking Basics: What Everyone Should Know

2019

Presented in partnership with The Culinary Institute of America and filmed at the CIA's flagship facility in New York, this series provides the step-by-step instructions you need to become a confident, productive cook in your...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Sean Kahlenberg
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

Risotto and What to Do with the Leftovers
Episode 1
Risotto and What to Do with the Leftovers
Choosing the Best Method to Cook Vegetables
Episode 2
Choosing the Best Method to Cook Vegetables
An Elegant Corn Soup with Lobster
Episode 3
An Elegant Corn Soup with Lobster
Sautéed Scallops with Roasted Cauliflower
Episode 4
Sautéed Scallops with Roasted Cauliflower
How to Poach an Octopus
Episode 5
How to Poach an Octopus
How to Break Down and Roast a Chicken
Episode 6
How to Break Down and Roast a Chicken
Braising Short Ribs and Making Polenta
Episode 7
Braising Short Ribs and Making Polenta
Pork Milanese and the Art of Breading
Episode 8
Pork Milanese and the Art of Breading
Grilled Salmon: Breaking Down a Round Fish
Episode 9
Grilled Salmon: Breaking Down a Round Fish
One-Dish Cookery: Coq au Vin
Episode 10
One-Dish Cookery: Coq au Vin
Monkfish: From Bycatch to Haute Cuisine
Episode 11
Monkfish: From Bycatch to Haute Cuisine
How to Make Rack of Lamb Persillade
Episode 12
How to Make Rack of Lamb Persillade
Making Your Own Pasta: Potato Gnocchi
Episode 13
Making Your Own Pasta: Potato Gnocchi
Making Your Own Pasta: Butternut Agnolotti
Episode 14
Making Your Own Pasta: Butternut Agnolotti
Cooking the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey
Episode 15
Cooking the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey
Seafood Delight: How to Make Cioppino
Episode 16
Seafood Delight: How to Make Cioppino
Finding Your Roots: Maple-Roasted Celeriac
Episode 17
Finding Your Roots: Maple-Roasted Celeriac
How to Make Great Paella
Episode 18
How to Make Great Paella
Smoking Pork with Mexican Street Corn
Episode 19
Smoking Pork with Mexican Street Corn
Dover Sole: Breaking Down a Flat Fish
Episode 20
Dover Sole: Breaking Down a Flat Fish
You Too Can Make Ratatouille
Episode 21
You Too Can Make Ratatouille
Making Roast Beef and Potato Gratin
Episode 22
Making Roast Beef and Potato Gratin
Patience, Pickles, and Crispy Fried Chicken
Episode 23
Patience, Pickles, and Crispy Fried Chicken
My Big Steak: Executing a Three-Course Meal
Episode 24
My Big Steak: Executing a Three-Course Meal