Culinary Arts

a chef grilling steak

How to Grill Steak

Grilling is best suited to tender cuts of beef, such as filet mignon or ribeye, which take a shorter amount of time to cook and have less risk of drying out. These tend to be more expensive, so it's

A Culinary Arts class presents fried snacks

Should I Go to Culinary School?

In my Culinary Arts program, I was with a cohort of 13 students that represented very diverse reasons for being there. On opposite ends of the spectrum, one was a recent high school graduate

pizzas in the oven at Emily

My Introduction to a Wood-Fired Pizza Oven

Indoor dining is closed. I have no restaurant kitchen experience. It's 11 a.m. on a pandemic Saturday in December, and I’m walking from my apartment in Brooklyn to my trail at Emily, a popular

plated grilled fish at ICE

How to Grill Fish

Clean Your Grill This is the first step to making sure your fish cooks properly. The grill should be clean and smooth to ensure that the heat will diffuse effectively. Chef Sands explains that we put

Irish potato pancakes called boxty

Two Irish Ways to Enjoy Potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day

Ireland’s relationship to the potato is not a simple one. Potatoes are not native to Ireland, but matters of geography, politics, economics and agriculture all played an important part in establishing

fish batters 4 and 5

In Search of the Perfect Fish and Chips Batter

Growing up in England, it was common for me to eat fish and chips regularly. A Friday night at the “chippie,” as we would call it, meant standing in line at the local fish bar, experiencing a sensory

Blue Hill at Stone Barns

What it's Like to Trail at Blue Hill at Stone Barns

The first restaurant kitchen I ever stepped into was at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, No. 12 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list at the time. I initially got a sense that this place was unique when I

Short ribs

Sous Vide Grilled Short Ribs

Eating and socializing go hand-in-hand. With each social setting, the food we eat must reflect the circumstance. When our attention is focused on a celebration, a business occasion or a big game, the

infrared charred cabbage

Infrared Cooking 101

What is infrared technology? In short, the technology behind infrared cooking is the use of infrared radiation (IR), also referred to as infrared light: a type of electromagnetic radiation (or energy

Chef Hilary Henderson

Hilary Henderson's Beef Tips

Chef Hilary grew up in West Virginia where she experimented in the kitchen as a young child. Her curiosity led her to enroll in culinary school and after graduating, she landed at a French fine-dining

roasted chickpeas

All About Chickpeas

Are Chickpeas and Garbanzo Beans the Same? Yes, the seeds are often seen in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine, such as curry, hummus and falafel. Though most are accustomed to seeing chickpeas in a

triple pork ramen

Ramen vs. Pho

I’ve never come across a food preparation more cherished, opinionated or fought over as ramen. It’s been a passion of mine for quite a while to seek out the perfect bowl of soup and in doing so I came

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