Butter

5 Techniques & Tools Recipes with Butter

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.Roll an Ideal Tart Shell by Emily Luchetti
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1. Expert Tip: Rolling the Perfect Tart Shell
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When you've taken the time to prepare tart dough from scratch, you want the finished dessert to look as delicious as it tastes. In this Grokker Premium video Executive Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti teaches you the insider's tips and tricks on how to expertly roll out your dough and form it into a perfect tart. If you want to learn how to make the tart dough itself, just click on Chef Emily's profile and watch her Grokker Premium video on the topic, all part of her Baking Basics collection. Enjoy!
2. 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
3. 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.
4. Baking Basics: How to Make Pastry Cream
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One of the fundamentals of baking is knowing how to make Pastry Cream. If you don't know how yet, don't worry: Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti shows how easy it is and once you learn the basics you can make many different variations. You can substitute granulated sugar for brown sugar or add coffee, cinnamon, rum, or even citrus! The variations are endless. This is a must-watch Grokker Premium video. It'll help you when you want to make Boston Cream pie or even Banana cream pie.
5. How To Brown Butter
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Who would have thought that a simple technique like browning your butter would give so many flavors into all your recipes? Pastry Chef Robyn Lenzi shares her tips on how to elevate butter to add another layer of flavor in this Grokker Premium video.
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