How to Peel and Slice a Grapefruit

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A grapefruit knife with its serrated edges and slightly bent tip makes sectioning a grapefruit easier, but a regular knife will do. ⇓ You may also listen to the instructions by pressing the play button below MATERIALS NEEDED Grapefruit Grapefruit Knife INSTRUCTIONS TIPS All grapefruit are hand-picked, no mechanical harvesting is ever used. If you are … Read more

How to Crack Open Coconut | Tips

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A shell of a whole coconut is extremely hard. While some people will tell you the smash it against a concrete floor to crack the shell, you are likely to lose many of the juices inside. Instead, try shelling a coconut with five simple tools: a hammer or mallet, a long metal skewer, a butter … Read more

Fried Chicken in a Crisp Coating | Step by Step

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Fried chicken is one of the world’s great basic dishes. In America it ranks as a na­tional institution—albeit one subject to infinite variations from region to region and cook to cook. Some people insist that the chicken be fried in the fat from smoked bacon; others swear by lard, still others by pea­nut oil. Inventive … Read more

The Chinese Technique of Stir Frying

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Using this centuries-old Chinese tech­nique, you can fry morsels of meat and vegetables in minutes by tossing them briskly against the side of an intensely hot but well-oiled pan. Because the cook­ing time is so short, flavor and juices do not have time to escape. Meat stays moist and tender; vegetables come out crisp. Before … Read more

How to Prepare Mussels

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Before cooking, mussels must be carefully scraped and washed to remove barnacles, sand, and the “beard” that attaches them to the poles or ropes on which cultivated mussels grow. ⇓ You may also listen to the instructions by pressing the play button below MATERIALS NEEDED Small knife Brush INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: With a small knife, detach … Read more

How to Fillet a Round Fish

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Round fish, such as salmon, cod, and mackerel, have 2 fillets that can be cut from either side of the backbone. A well-sharpened filleting knife works best for cutting smooth, even fillets. ⇓ You may also listen to the instructions by pressing the play button below INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Starting just behind the head, cut … Read more

How to Peel and Segment a Lemon

How to Peel and Segment a Lemon

Segment lemons using this method to leave only crescents of flesh. INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Trim the ends from the lemon. Set the fruit upright and cut away the skin and white pith, following the curve of the fruit. STEP 2: With the lemon in your hand, slide a knife down one side of a segment, … Read more