10 Soy-Free Techniques & Tools Recipes

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
Do you have a wonderful idea for baking or cooking but don't know how to get it accomplished? This place has tons of tips and techniques to help take your ideas to reality. Learn tips on how to cook from professional chefs and cooking instructors.Maple Glazed Pecans | Hungry for the Holidays
1. Maple Glazed Pecans | Hungry for the Holidays
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These toasted nuts are anything but standard. They're sweet and salty, with speckles of sesame seeds, perfect as a quick treat for holiday guests.
2. Kitchen Basic: How to Cut a Pineapple
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There are so many great dessert recipes that include pineapple, but many people take a shortcut and use canned pineapple. Don’t use canned pineapple! Fresh pineapple will make your dessert taste soooo much better! In this Grokker Premium video, master baker Emily Luchetti will give you tips on what to look for when picking out a fresh pineapple and some simple techniques for how to cut up a pineapple in just a couple of minutes.
3. How to Cook the Perfect Steak
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"I want to teach you how to cook good food at home. By stripping away all the hard graft and complexity, anyone can produce mouth-watering recipes. Put simply, I'm going to show you how to cook yourself into a better cook." GORDON RAMSAY
4. Silky Smooth Chocolate Ganache
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Believe it or not, the secret to a smooth, glossy ganache is a microwave. A double boiler is pretty, but risks adding moisture to the chocolate which can cause it to split. Watch Sage Russell in this Grokker Premium video as he prepares the perfect ganache with some added orange zest to give it some zip. Sage finishes the ganache off as delicious truffles but the ganache is perfect on ice cream or as a tart or pastry filling.
5. Baking Basics: Tips on Baking with Nuts
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What nuts can you interchange? Can you substitute pecans instead of almonds? Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti gives you a tour of all the nuts you are likely to encounter in baking recipes, and shows you how to bring out the flavor of nuts before you cook with them in this Premium video.
6. Baking Basics: A Lesson in Baking Terminology
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Ever wondered what beating, whipping, and folding means in the baking world? You hear chefs say it all the time! Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti demonstrates the meaning of various baking terms to improve your baking knowledge and understand every recipe. Grokker Premium video in the Baking Basics collection by Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti.
7. How To Make Fillet Mackerel
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This informative video is a helpful time-saver that will enable you to get good at fish and seafood recipes, seafood recipes. Watch our short video on How To Make Fillet Mackerel.
8. How To Cut A Pepper
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Peppers are colorful, delicious and can be used in a wide range of recipes. This video will show you how to properly clean and dice this versatile veggie!
9. Kitchen Basic: How to Segment an Orange
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A lot of dessert recipes call for segments of citrus, whether it's orange or lemon or grapefruit. Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti shows how to quickly and simply segment oranges for a beautiful garnish for you plates, also called supremes. Premium video in the Baking Basics series.
10. Baking Basics: Helpful Tips On Vanilla
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Pure vanilla, with its wonderful aromatic flavor, is the most widely used flavoring in pastries, confections, and other desserts. It is the second most expensive spice in the world, next to saffron. In this Grokker Premium video you will learn a few helpful tips from Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti on Vanilla.
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