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New to the Kitchen? Cooking 101

Are you new to cooking or looking to brush up on your knife skills?

Recipes are easier to follow when you know common cooking terms. Before you start cooking, read the recipe from start to finish, get out all of the ingredients and tools needed, and prep the ingredients. Preparation is important because it saves time in the long run – and makes the process go much smoother.

knife

Follow these four steps to slice, dice, chop and mince safely.

1. Watch your fingers.

2. Lead with the tip of the knife.

3. Slice.

4. Create a flat surface.

You’ll be cutting like a pro in no time! 

New to the Kitchen? Cooking 101

Are you new to cooking or looking to brush up on your knife skills?

Recipes are easier to follow when you know common cooking terms. Before you start cooking, read the recipe from start to finish, get out all of the ingredients and tools needed, and prep the ingredients. Preparation is important because it saves time in the long run – and makes the process go much smoother.

knife

Follow these four steps to slice, dice, chop and mince safely.

1. Watch your fingers.

2. Lead with the tip of the knife.

3. Slice.

4. Create a flat surface.

You’ll be cutting like a pro in no time! 

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