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Kitchen Basics for Beginners

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    1. Basic Equipment for the Kitchen
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    Skillets, saucepans, utensils, and measuring devices—how does one best equip a kitchen on a budget? Dennis the Mobile Home Gourmet cook shows you how.

    Skillets, saucepans, utensils, and measuring devices—how does one best equip a kitchen on a budget? Dennis the Mobile Home Gourmet cook shows you how.

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    2. Cutting Board Maintenance & Use
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    Why would you need to season a cutting board? And who cares if it’s plastic, anyway? In this kitchen basics lesson, learn all about cutting boards.

    Why would you need to season a cutting board? And who cares if it’s plastic, anyway? In this kitchen basics lesson, learn all about cutting boards.

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    3. How to Choose Kitchen Knives
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    Don’t spend your hard-earned money on a standard kitchen knife set! Learn how to choose kitchen knives to buy, then maintain them by storing and sharpening.

    Don’t spend your hard-earned money on a standard kitchen knife set! Learn how to choose kitchen knives to buy, then maintain them by storing and sharpening.

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    4. How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken
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    Reduce your food costs by learning about chicken economy! In this cooking lesson, find out how buying a whole chicken saves money, and learn how to cut it up.

    Reduce your food costs by learning about chicken economy! In this cooking lesson, find out how buying a whole chicken saves money, and learn how to cut it up.

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    5. Homemade Chicken Stock Recipe
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    Homemade chicken stock is easy to make, economical, and tastier than store-bought bouillon or broth. Learn how to make it from scratch and freeze for later!

    Homemade chicken stock is easy to make, economical, and tastier than store-bought bouillon or broth. Learn how to make it from scratch and freeze for later!

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Molly M
It was very helpful! I feel like I know more about cooking!!!
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Jean M
This was very informative, and touched on some things I hadn't thought of. Thank You.
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Angie L
Thank you for sharing your knowledge!
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