with Bill Briwa
Online Class

The Everyday Gourmet: Making Great Meals in Less Time

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Overview

In this class, Chef Bill Briwa will show you how to create gourmet meals without spending hours in the kitchen. You'll start by learning how to think like a chef for better, faster results. Then, whip up a quick, well-rounded breakfast, including muffins, whole-grain cereal and Chinese fried rice. Want to create gourmet meals without a special trip to the store? Chef Briwa demonstrates how to turn pantry staples such as canned beans and leftover bread into a hearty frittata and minestrone. Next, you'll put your own spin on a basic chowder recipe with chorizo, fish and corn. Bill will share tips on taking simple ingredients, such as cheese, grapes and tomatoes, and transforming them into fuss-free dishes. And, you'll learn how to break down a dinner party menu into manageable tasks that come together with ease.

Details

  • beginner
  • 6 episodes
  • 3h18m

Included in this Class

1. Into the Mind of a Chef
36m

1. Into the Mind of a Chef

Learn to think like a chef for stress-free, restaurant-quality meals! Make braised osso buco that almost cooks itself, risotto that requires only 20 minutes of attention and more.

2. Launching the Day
30m

2. Launching the Day

Make the most important meal of the day hassle-free. Chef Briwa shows you how to put together a quick, well-rounded breakfast, including muffins, whole-grain cereal and a traditional Chinese fried rice.

3. One Fresh Thing
33m

3. One Fresh Thing

Learn how to cook with whatever you have on hand. Work with canned beans, jarred pesto, leftover bread and more for dishes ranging from a hearty frittata to a fresh take on minestrone soup.

1. Into the Mind of a Chef

1. Into the Mind of a Chef

2. Launching the Day

2. Launching the Day

3. One Fresh Thing

3. One Fresh Thing

4. Evolution of a Quick Dish

4. Evolution of a Quick Dish

5. What Makes a Meal?

5. What Makes a Meal?

6. A Chef Entertains

6. A Chef Entertains

Recommended with this class

    • Standard kitchen implements: pots, pans, baking dishes, mixing bowls, measuring cups and spoons, heat-proof spatula, whisk

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