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
21,964 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
22,412 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
19,835 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
12,230 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
15,202 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
9,837 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
8,979 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
9,347 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
8,175 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
15,877 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
13,291 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
10,911 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
11,217 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
8,976 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
8,101 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
6,177 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
17,071 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
11,012 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
11,601 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
7,818 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
6,827 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
18,352 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
9,250 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
10,767 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
10,911 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
8,019 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
6,042 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
5,692 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
5,196 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
5,809 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
8,429 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
7,059 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
7,842 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
5,929 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,192 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
5,382 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
8,547 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
7,232 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
5,042 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
8,070 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
6,473 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
6,447 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
6,424 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,324 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
7,037 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
6,084 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
5,657 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
6,016 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
5,314 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
4,724 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
4,987 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
4,875 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
7,259 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
6,339 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
6,541 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
4,679 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
8,469 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
9,055 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
7,498 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
4,956 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
7,605 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
6,295 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
5,093 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.4/5
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
3,287 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
5,084 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
3,623 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
5,036 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.5/5

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
8,181 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
7,685 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
8,719 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Bread | Basics
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
4,951 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
4,669 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Chocolate

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
4,882 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
7,824 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5