6 Tips to Help You Prepare For Easter Dinner

In my family, Easter is as big a deal as Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s another great excuse to get everyone together, enjoy each other’s company, and sit down to a phenomenal meal made by Grandma. But not everyone has a grandmother to spoil you rotten with recipe’s passed down from generations ago. For some, Easter is more often than not accomplished with cookbooks, and a healthy dose of trial and error. So to make your Easter dinner a success, let … Continue reading

How to Prepare for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate and enjoy romance. Light candles, drink wine, look your best, and revel in the passion of the season. But Valentine’s Day can cause a mighty amount of stress for those who don’t know their partners or dates well. Should we go out? Should we stay in? Will they like this? Should I get a gift? What do I wear? Beard or no beard? Don’t worry. A successful Valentine’s Day comes down to two … Continue reading

The Easiest Way to Dice an Onion

Now that we’ve learned to properly prep and peel an onion, and also how to safely slice an onion, it’s time to learn how to dice. Dicing is a fundamental kitchen skill, and there are many ways to dice. But HOK President Andre Eng shows you the simplest and safest way to complete your cuts. Featured Products: WÜSTHOF Classic Uber 8″ Chef Knife CuisiPro Cut Resistant Glove Kussi 3-Layer Bamboo Board (35cm x 25cm) Kussi Chop & Grip Cutting Mats … Continue reading

How to Peel Garlic with a Knife

Now that we’ve learned how to peel garlic with a mixing bowl, and how to peel garlic with a silicone trivet, we’re on to even simpler methods! Andre Eng shows you how to peel garlic with a knife that won’t leave you struggling with the papery skin. Featured Products: WÜSTHOF Classic Uber 8″ Chef Knife CuisiPro Cut Resistant Glove Kussi 3-Layer Bamboo Board (35cm x 25cm) Kussi Chop & Grip Cutting Mats Say goodbye to your garlic frustrations! If you … Continue reading

The Best Way to Peel and Prep a Mango

Previously, Andre taught you how to core and cut up a mango for easy snacking. But that peel can still get in the way. In this quick tip, our HOK President shows you how to peel a mango and then cut it up for minimal mess and maximum ease. Featured Products: WÜSTHOF Classic Uber 8″ Chef Knife CuisiPro Cut Resistant Glove Kussi 3-Layer Bamboo Board (35cm x 25cm) Kussi Chop & Grip Cutting Mats Now it’s ready to put into … Continue reading

Peel an Orange without the White Pith!

Previously, we taught you how to peel and orange in a way that preserves it. But for some, that white, stringy pith is just off-putting! Andre Eng shows you how to peel an orange with a knife so that you don’t have to deal with the pith. Featured Products: WÜSTHOF Classic Uber 8″ Chef Knife CuisiPro Cut Resistant Glove Kussi 3-Layer Bamboo Board (35cm x 25cm) Kussi Chop & Grip Cutting Mats Now you’re ready to make fruit salads, or … Continue reading