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Cooking Vegetables
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10.0 CEHs

All Levels

11,191 Students

Course Overview

Incorporating more vegetables into your life definitely does not have to mean boring, woody salads and overcooked carrots! There are many simple, delicious cooking methods and ways to bring more veggies, and therefore more health, into your life! Properly-cooked vegetables are hard to come by. T…

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Course Objectives

At the end of this course you'll be able to:
  • Understand the importance of preserving vegetable pigments
  • Learn the techniques of blanching and par-boiling and why they are essential for flavor and texture
  • Learn how to steam and finish steamed vegetables
  • Learn how to properly roast a variety of different vegetables
  • Practice preparing a variety of different vegetables that will enhance your meals and your health

Course Syllabus

Cooking Vegetables

Incorporating more vegetables into your life definitely does not have to mean boring, woody salads and overcooked carrots! There are many simple, delicious ways to bring more veggies, and therefore more health, into your life!

Lesson 1
Course Orientation

4 tasks | 45 mins

Welcome to the Rouxbe Cooking School! This course will help you understand why knife techniques are critical for skilled cooking, establish your knowledge baseline and learn how you will take your knife skills to the next level.

Lesson 2
Preserving Vegetable Pigments

5 tasks | 1 hr 35 mins

Learn how to preserve the pigments in vegetables and how vegetables can be a main course.

Lesson 3
Cooking Vegetables in Water

6 tasks | 2 hrs 20 mins

In this lesson, you will learn how to cook vegetables in water while preserving their nutrients and color.

Lesson 4
Steaming Vegetables

8 tasks | 3 hrs 15 mins

In this lesson, you will steam and finish many sizes of vegetables.

Lesson 5
How to Roast Vegetables

6 tasks | 2 hrs

This lesson introduce you to one of the best ways to build delicious flavor into vegetable dishes- roasting.

Lesson 6
Course Review

2 tasks | 45 mins

Finish Line
10 hrs 40 mins Total Time

Student Work

Below is a snapshot of real student photos from the course. Once you learn the foundational techniques of cooking, you too can begin to create an endless number of delicious dishes!
Pantry

This is a collage photo of my in-kitchen pantry and my back-up pantry. I keep extra supplies in the back-up pantry of those stock i... View More

by Jennifer H.
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Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this course.
1 Unit | 6 Lessons | 33 Videos
Lesson 1: Course Orientation
Lesson 2: Preserving Vegetable Pigments
Lesson 3: Cooking Vegetables in Water
Lesson 4: Steaming Vegetables
Lesson 5: How to Roast Vegetables
Lesson 6: Course Review

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