Cooking School Lessons

Rouxbe cooking lessons allow you to learn about a specific, focused subject matter. Each lesson includes instructional topic videos, practice exercises and recipes, and an interactive quiz.

Knives, Knife Cuts & Knife Sharpening

Selecting a Knife Set
7 videos | 31 mins
19,931 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
20,272 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
18,118 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
11,120 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
13,737 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
8,914 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
8,277 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
8,568 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
7,532 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
14,265 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
11,930 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
10,097 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
10,284 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
8,373 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
7,466 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
5,542 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
15,745 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
10,293 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
10,515 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
7,188 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
6,294 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
17,538 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
8,667 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
10,026 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
9,940 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
7,523 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
5,320 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
5,058 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
4,660 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
5,237 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
7,538 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
6,413 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
7,329 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
5,328 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
4,765 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
4,859 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
7,871 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
6,733 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
4,661 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
7,241 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
5,982 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,849 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
5,829 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
4,871 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
6,251 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
5,374 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
4,959 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
5,359 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
4,791 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
4,207 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
4,484 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
4,445 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
6,909 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
5,789 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
5,916 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
4,235 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
7,991 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
8,392 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
7,022 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
4,395 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
6,870 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
5,690 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
4,669 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.3/5
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
3,019 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
4,617 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
3,262 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
4,569 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.5/5

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
7,326 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
6,909 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
7,840 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Bread | Basics
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
4,394 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
4,220 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Chocolate

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
4,476 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
6,772 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5