Jeffrey Elliot literally wrote the book on knife skills. The difference between injured amateur and suave pro rests with the play button.
How to Hone a Knife
An expert from the Brooklyn Kitchen demonstrates how to get your steel aligned.
Should I Buy a Knife Set?
In a word, no. Jeffrey Elliot, who literally wrote the book on knife skills, explains why.
Don't Ruin Your Roux
Don't lose that hard-won nutty brown color.
Don't Ruin Your Cocktail with Watery Ice Chips
Most home bartenders strain their drinks using only a Hawthorne strainer (the kind with the metal spring), which lets a lot of extra ice into their drinks. Jennifer Colliau, bartender at San Francisco’s Heaven’s Dog and owner of Small Hand Foods, shows how adding a tea strainer to the equation will keep ice chips out of your drink, ensuring a properly diluted, tasty cocktail.