How-ToSome food chores really shuck, but at least you can work your way up to kernal. 50 people work through this hairy husk in attempt to take corn off the cob. Because obviously that's how we all want to eat corn.../sideeye
How-ToWatch as Epicurious Special Projects Editor Adina Steiman and Fit Men Cook’s Kevin Curry navigate the aisles of the country's best and most unique supermarkets and specialty stores.
How-ToOne day, you will be in a market, and you will pass the coconuts. They will grab your attention. You'll say to yourself, "I'm going to buy this coconut." You settle at the register, and bring your groceries home. You put most of them away. As you hold up that last item, you will ask yourself: "Why did I buy this coconut?" At least we can help answer how to open it!
How-ToEpicurious challenges chocolate expert Amy Guittard of Guittard Chocolate Company to guess which chocolate is more expensive. Guittard breaks down baking chips (aka chocolate chips), white chocolate, dark chocolate, and cocoa powder. For each type, the connoisseur looks at and taste tests each chocolate before guessing which chocolate costs more. Once the prices are revealed, Guittard explains why a specific chocolate costs more and dives into specifics on how each chocolate is prepared.
How-ToIt's time to get lost in the supermarket again! This time, Adina tours through 99 Ranch Market, one of the largest Asian supermarket chains in the United States!
How-ToWait, hold on. I thought a vinaigrette was when you mix hot sauce with ranch dressing. Watch, as fifty people demonstrate better kitchen skills than the video description copywriter for a food blog!
How-To"Can you imagine if these were hot peppers" WE DID IT plz enjoy and don't forget to wash your hands before heading to the bathroom...
How-ToKnifemaker Will Griffin of W.A. Griffin Bladeworks shows Epicurious how to choose the best Chef's Knife for your culinary needs. The bladesmith provides an overview of the differences between carbon steel and stainless steel, blade shape, blade thickness, blade length, double bevel vs single bevel, hidden tang vs full tang handles, knife balance, and much more. Griffin Bladeworks is in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Notable knife brands used include Wüsthof, Tesshu, and Korin's Togiharu line.
How-ToHow do you even handle one of these safely? Watch, as we softly encourage 50 people to carefully deconstruct one of our favorite fruits!
How-ToEpicurious challenged meat expert Elias Cairo of Olympia Provisions to guess which one of two deli meats was more expensive. Cairo breaks down cuts of salami, ham, bologna, mortadella, hot dogs, sausages, and prosciutto. For each round of deli meats, Cairo visually scans, smells, and taste tests each meat before guessing which deli meat costs more. Once the prices were revealed, Cairo explains why a specific deli meat costs more and dives into specifics on how each deli meat is prepared.
How-ToNot too many layers to peel back here! Watch, as fifty people trade their fears for tears (in the good way?), and learn the best way to attack the imposing allium. The real trick, though, is to remain emotionally distant from your onions next time you cook. Easier said than done...
How-ToIt's as American as...buying it from the store, I guess. 50 people are asked not to hurl this baseball sized fruit, and to spare their primary cares from a bruising. They're coming- they're coming for pie. Nothing can keep those doctors away, now.
How-ToCould you even imagine if we did this one with hot peppers?
How-ToCartoon rabbits everywhere are shocked at what these people did to their carrots. Fifty different people, fifty different techniques for whittling everyone's favorite root vegetable into the perfect hummus-transporting tool. It's a beautiful day outside.