with Brendan McDermott
Online Class

Complete Knife Skills

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Overview

Become faster and more accurate with your knife work, and create dishes that cook evenly and look truly professional. Guided by chef Brendan McDermott, you’'ll explore proper hand placement and the four fundamental cuts. Learn to dice, mince and julienne a range of produce. Find out how to chop herbs without bruising them or losing flavor, and never again cry when cutting an onion. Uncover Brendan’'s favorite shortcuts for working with butternut squash, pineapple, chiles, citrus and more. Discover the four knives every chef needs in their kitchen, and enjoy a bonus lesson on honing and sharpening your knives at home!

Details

  • intermediate
  • 5 episodes
  • 1h50m

Included in this Class

1. How to Use Your Free Mini Class
1m

1. How to Use Your Free Mini Class

Overview on how to use your FREE mini class.

2. Introduction
8m

2. Introduction

Meet your instructor, Brendan McDermott, as he leads a discussion on his recommendations for the four must-have knives for every home cook.

3. Essential Knife Skills
43m

3. Essential Knife Skills

Brendan shows you the best way to hold your knife to maximize safety and efficiency while minimizing body fatigue as he demonstrates the four main cutting techniques: low, high, horizontal and pull.

1. How to Use Your Free Mini Class

1. How to Use Your Free Mini Class

2. Introduction

2. Introduction

3. Essential Knife Skills

3. Essential Knife Skills

4. Shortcuts for Fruits, Veggies & Herbs

4. Shortcuts for Fruits, Veggies & Herbs

5. Sharpening & Honing

5. Sharpening & Honing

Recommended with this class

    • A paring knife, a chef's knife and a serrated utility knife
    • Fruits, vegetables and herbs for practice