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    How-To Videos for Educators

  • Watch, Learn, Then Try It at Home

    If you want to learn the right technique, come to the CIA—we wrote the book on food, literally! Our faculty wrote the textbooks that many other schools use. Our YouTube channel offers hundreds of cooking and food-related videos, but we’ve curated a list of the top skills we believe will help your students expand their culinary and baking skills.

  • Videos

     

    How to Prepare and Cut Herbs


     

    How to Make Mirepoix


     

    How to Cut Peppers


     

    How to Make a Roux


     

    How to Make Many Cookies from One Dough


     

    How to Suprême Citrus Fruit


     

    How to Deep-Fry Any Food Safely


     

    How to Prepare and Sear Fresh Fish


     

    How to Poach an Egg


     

    How to Bake in a Water Bath


     

    How to Make Compound Butter


     

    How to Fill a Pastry Bag and Pipe


     

    How to Chop Garlic


     

    How to Make a Frittata


     

    How to Make Pesto


     

    How to Cut Whole Smoked or Salted Fish


     

    How to Work with Whole Cured or Smoked Salmon


     

    How to Glaze Holiday Cookies and Cakes


     

    How to Work with Potatoes


     

    How to Use Honey


     

    How to Cook Greens


     

    How to Make a Granita with Concord Grapes


     

    How to Work with Tart Cherries


     

    How to Grill Oysters


     

    How to Handle Fresh Watermelon


     

    How to Work with Celery Root


     

    How to Work with Jicama


     

    How to Select and Work with Fresh Watermelon


     

    How to Cut and Pack Up Fruity Oat Bars


     

    How to Grill a Delicious Hanger Steak


     

    How to Make Homemade Chicken Broth


     

    How to Toast or Roast Nuts


     

    How to Peel and De-Vein Fresh Shrimp


     

    How to Buy and Work with Fresh Eggs


     

    How to Make Coffee truffles


     

    How to Whip and Fold in Egg Whites


     

    How to Open a Champagne Bottle


     

    How to Work with Apples


     

    How to Shop a Farmers’ Market Like a Chef