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Choosing the Best Method to Cook Vegetables

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Cooking Basics: What Everyone Should Know

Choosing the Best Method to Cook Vegetables

Taught by Professor Sean Kahlenberg | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses

Should you peel a vegetable before cooking or not? Cook it in water or oil? Put a lid on the pot or leave it off? Add salt to the water—and if so, why? Chef Kahlenberg answers these questions and more as he begins with kitchen basics. Learn which knives you need in the kitchen and other tools you might need to add.