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    A Chef's Life

    How to Pan Fry

    Pan frying exists between sautéing and deep frying. Get tips to do it correctly.

    How to Pan Fry

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    A Chef's Life

    How to Blanch and Shock

    Learn why this simple technique is a great preliminary step for many vegetables.

    How to Blanch and Shock

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    A Chef's Life

    How to Caramelize

    Caramelization pulls the sugar out of an ingredient and browning them.

    How to Caramelize

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    A Chef's Life

    How to Deglaze

    Deglazing sounds fancy, but its actually an easy way to build flavor at home.

    How to Deglaze

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    A Chef's Life

    How to Grill

    You can grill almost anything, even inside. Learn how to grill the right way.

    How to Grill

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Braise

    A Chef's Life

    How to Braise

    Braising has become an increasingly popular way to cook meat. Learn the keys to success.

    How to Braise

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    A Chef's Life

    How to Broil

    Broiling was big in the 80s. See why Vivian Howard thinks we should bring it back.

    How to Broil

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    A Chef's Life

    How to Sear

    Searing, or browning meat, is an important step in properly cooking flavorful meat.

    How to Sear

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    A Chef's Life

    How to Sauté

    Chef VIvian Howard shows how to properly sauté, a technique many people misuse.

    How to Sauté

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Sweat

    A Chef's Life

    How to Sweat

    Learn how to sweat vegetables and why its the foundation for so many recipes.

    How to Sweat

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Steam

    A Chef's Life

    How to Steam

    Vivian demonstrates the keys to properly steam food like a professional chef.

    How to Steam

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Roast

    A Chef's Life

    How to Roast

    When you roast, you cook in the dry heat of an oven. Find out what else you need to know.

    How to Roast

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Preview: Season 4

    A Chef's Life

    Preview: Season 4

    Join Vivian on a culinary journey that stretches from Kinston to Portland to New York.

    Preview: Season 4

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Stew

    A Chef's Life

    How to Stew

    Stewing is a technique that is often confused. Learn how to make a proper stew.

    How to Stew

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Temper

    A Chef's Life

    How to Temper

    Temporing involves adding hot liquid to eggs without scrambling them.

    How to Temper

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Steep

    A Chef's Life

    How to Steep

    Steeping isn't just for tea. Learn how to add this technique into your cooking repertoire.

    How to Steep

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Quick Pickle

    A Chef's Life

    How to Quick Pickle

    You can pickle at home without any mason jars. Its easy!

    How to Quick Pickle

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Poach

    A Chef's Life

    How to Poach

    Poaching is a commonly heard technique, but not one that many people try. Learn how.

    How to Poach

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Purée

    A Chef's Life

    How to Purée

    Puréed foods are smooth and add a richness to a dish. Learn how to get them just right.

    How to Purée

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Deep Fry

    A Chef's Life

    How to Deep Fry

    Don't be afraid to deep fry at home. You can do it!

    How to Deep Fry

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life How to Supreme

    A Chef's Life

    How to Supreme

    Learn why supreming citrus is Chef Vivian Howard's zen technique.

    How to Supreme

    Video thumbnail: A Chef's Life Preview: Season 4, Episode 10: Mayo -- The Mother Sauce

    A Chef's Life

    Preview: Season 4, Episode 10: Mayo -- The Mother Sauce

    Vivian holds a mayo blind taste test and a surprise brand takes top prize.

    Preview: Season 4, Episode 10: Mayo -- The Mother Sauce

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    A Chef's Life

    Preview: Season 4, Episode 9: Heavenly Hocks

    A view behind-the-scenes reveals the hot and cold of curing ham.

    Preview: Season 4, Episode 9: Heavenly Hocks

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    A Chef's Life

    Preview: Season 4, Episode 8: All Sunchoked Up

    Flo and Theo’s school class visits the restaurant for a meal where manners are the focus.

    Preview: Season 4, Episode 8: All Sunchoked Up