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ChefSteps

ChefSteps
ChefSteps is here to make you a better cook. Drawing on our years of combined culinary experience, we create hands-on online classes and original recipes that are both informative and entertaining. We don’t tell you how to sharpen your knife or make macarons from scratch, we show you. Whether you’re a home cook, a professional chef, or just love watching cooks work, we can help you cook smarter.

Latest Episodes

Salmon Crudo Air date: 05-14-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365245471/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There's no better way to showcase a great piece of fish than to serve it chilled, sliced, and gorgeously garnished, no cooking required. We use salmon, but you can substitute whatever looks fresh at the market. /episodes/get/12743 /episode/12743 ChefSteps: Salmon Crudo /episode-player/12743
Foie Gras Parfait Air date: 05-07-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365240916/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Preparing this parfait for a dinner party? Get ready for your friends to marvel at your newfound fanciness. Layering our rich, unctuous Foie Gras Ganache with a ruby-hued pomegranate gelée, it's a gorgeous feat of textures and flavors that’s at once refined and decadent. We cast the molds in... /episodes/get/12569 /episode/12569 ChefSteps: Foie Gras Parfait /episode-player/12569
Blini Air date: 04-30-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365234920/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Eating a tiny blini with all the fixins is the embodiment of posh (think czars and Fabergé eggs), and a longtime fixture of Russian cuisine. The pancake itself is soft, springy, and mild, a perfect vehicle for creamy toppings like crème fraîche and beet fluid gel. Pile a little salmon roe and fresh... /episodes/get/12570 /episode/12570 ChefSteps: Blini /episode-player/12570
Beef Tartare Air date: 04-23-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365228637/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This is a sophisticated, unique tartare that's well-balanced and flavorful, finished with caviar for a salty pop, and radish sprouts for a bit of bitterness. Many people like to leave tartare to the professionals—they'll order it in a restaurant, but won't make it at home. At ChefSteps, we want to... /episodes/get/12473 /episode/12473 ChefSteps: Beef Tartare /episode-player/12473
Dinner Rolls Air date: 04-16-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365223938/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Home cooks are often wary of baking bread, assuming you need a special oven to get bakery-quality results. And most home ovens do lack the key components that result in a soft, pull-apart interior and browned, crisped exterior. To get around that, we’ve adapted a technique popularized by Jim Lahey... /episodes/get/12432 /episode/12432 ChefSteps: Dinner Rolls /episode-player/12432
Olive Oil Cake Air date: 04-09-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365219132/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Well-loved for its rich flavor and smooth, tender texture, chiffon cake has been a staple in American baking since at least 1948. Our olive oil cake is a riff on the American classic. /episodes/get/12368 /episode/12368 ChefSteps: Olive Oil Cake /episode-player/12368
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Pomme Rösti
Air date: 01/24/2014
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365163460/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false /episodes/get/11565 /episode/11565 ChefSteps: Pomme Rösti /episode-player/11565
Traditional Chocolate Ganache
For this traditional-style ganache, we use all dark chocolate to offset the sweetness of the macaron cookie shell. The finished product is a deliciously bittersweet, creamy filling that's perfect for macarons.
Air date: 02/07/2014
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365172473/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false For this traditional-style ganache, we use all dark chocolate to offset the sweetness of the macaron cookie shell. The finished product is a deliciously bittersweet, creamy filling that's perfect for macarons. /episodes/get/11732 /episode/11732 ChefSteps: Traditional Chocolate Ganache /episode-player/11732
Molten Chocolate Soufflé
Air date: 02/12/2014
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365175751/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false /episodes/get/11787 /episode/11787 ChefSteps: Molten Chocolate Soufflé /episode-player/11787
Hazelnut Ragout Pappardelle
Warm, toasty, soft, and rich?this pasta dish is perfect for a chilly winter evening. Or any evening, really. It's quick and easy enough to prepare on a weeknight, and special enough to serve at a dinner party. It's especially delicious with our fresh pasta, but you can use dried if you prefer.
Air date: 02/19/2014
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365184128/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Warm, toasty, soft, and rich?this pasta dish is perfect for a chilly winter evening. Or any evening, really. It's quick and easy enough to prepare on a weeknight, and special enough to serve at a dinner party. It's especially delicious with our fresh pasta, but you can use dried if you prefer. /episodes/get/11847 /episode/11847 ChefSteps: Hazelnut Ragout Pappardelle /episode-player/11847
Banana Bread
At ChefSteps, we're big fans of banana bread. Everyone has his or her own interpretation of what makes the best banana bread, and we wanted to create a new approach altogether. This recipe has a lighter texture than most we're used to, but it's bursting with an incredible amount of pure banana...
Air date: 02/26/2014
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365187528/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false At ChefSteps, we're big fans of banana bread. Everyone has his or her own interpretation of what makes the best banana bread, and we wanted to create a new approach altogether. This recipe has a lighter texture than most we're used to, but it's bursting with an incredible amount of pure banana... /episodes/get/11994 /episode/11994 ChefSteps: Banana Bread /episode-player/11994
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