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
19,465 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (412)
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
19,884 students completed this lesson
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How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
17,721 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (154)
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
10,859 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (143)

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
13,318 students completed this lesson
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How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
8,741 students completed this lesson
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How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
8,126 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (56)
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
8,389 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (54)
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
7,407 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (44)

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
13,758 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (97)
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
11,445 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (61)
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
9,900 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (53)
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
10,077 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (74)
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
8,234 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (58)
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
7,355 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (64)
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
5,380 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (46)

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
15,433 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (94)
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
10,110 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (61)
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
10,357 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (70)
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
7,106 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (36)
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
6,192 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (25)

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
17,107 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (72)
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
8,408 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (35)
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
9,670 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (24)
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
9,562 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (33)
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
7,296 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (37)
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
5,050 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (37)
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
4,748 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (25)
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
4,419 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (44)
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
4,988 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (31)

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
7,305 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (18)
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
6,145 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (29)
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
7,140 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (27)
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
5,158 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (25)
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
4,631 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (25)
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
4,686 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (14)

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
7,748 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (38)
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
6,623 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (57)
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
4,598 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (20)

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
7,090 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (30)
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
5,890 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (23)

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,710 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (33)
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
5,710 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (49)
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
4,782 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (39)

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
6,092 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (51)
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
5,224 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (28)
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
4,839 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (28)
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
5,265 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (57)

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
4,640 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (21)
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
4,076 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (13)
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
4,338 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (16)
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
4,283 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (16)

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
6,806 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (30)
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
5,627 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (27)
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
5,751 students completed this lesson
★★★★ (39)
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
4,115 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (23)

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
7,903 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (15)
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
8,290 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (18)
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
6,961 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (25)

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
4,341 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (44)

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
6,645 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (58)
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
5,529 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (25)
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
4,554 students completed this lesson
★★★★ (13)
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
2,968 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (13)
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
4,546 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (22)
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
3,203 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (12)
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
4,380 students completed this lesson
★★★★ (22)

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
7,158 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (29)
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
6,735 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (39)

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
7,690 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (31)
How to Make Bread | Basics
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
4,296 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (35)
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
4,179 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (37)

Chocolate

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
4,336 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (23)

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
6,600 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ (89)