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
22,638 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
23,108 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
20,451 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
12,641 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
15,653 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
10,167 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
9,273 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
9,636 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
8,454 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
16,559 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
14,078 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
11,467 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
11,796 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
9,229 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
8,335 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
6,544 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
17,539 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
11,377 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
12,042 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
8,209 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
7,144 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
18,728 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
9,514 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
11,076 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
11,396 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
8,335 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
6,264 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
5,932 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
5,406 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
6,065 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
8,751 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
7,367 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
8,068 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
6,172 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,390 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
5,591 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
9,024 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
7,575 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
5,305 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
8,541 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
6,834 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
6,994 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
6,883 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,650 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
7,498 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
6,466 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
5,999 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
6,337 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
5,617 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
5,033 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
5,322 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
5,123 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
7,559 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
6,819 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
7,035 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
5,025 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
8,864 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
9,532 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
7,883 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
5,187 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
8,004 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
6,588 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
5,390 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.4/5
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
3,442 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
5,323 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
3,793 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
5,293 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.5/5

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
8,498 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
8,074 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
9,168 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Bread | Basics
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
5,258 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
4,989 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Chocolate

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
5,087 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
8,343 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5