How to Chiffonade fresh basil

Chiffonade is french for “small ribbons” – which describes the final product this slicing technique produces. A chiffonade is a common french knife technique that produces long thin strips of food. This slice is most commonly used with leafy herbs and greens, but it can be applied to other types of food as well.

Cut Onions Like a Pro

Chopping an onion on a cutting board

Learn the best way to cut onions to save time and get consistent results. This impressive skill is surprisingly easy with these simple steps.

Kitchen Hack: Cutting Cherry Tomatoes

Bowl of red and orange cherry tomatoes sitting next to a pile of cut cherry tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes are a beautiful addition to salads and pastas, but cutting them can be a bit tedious. Learn to cut cherry tomatoes 10x faster with this easy kitchen hack.

How to Zest Citrus

Whole and cut lemons, ready to be zested

Adding citrus zest to a recipe is a great way to add flavor, but you might be wondering if you’re doing it right. This gives you everything you need to know.