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
30,203 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
33,439 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
29,206 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
16,979 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
21,428 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
13,091 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
11,675 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
12,825 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
10,632 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
22,563 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
19,018 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
14,866 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
16,005 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
11,955 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
10,876 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
9,820 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
24,415 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
16,389 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
16,823 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
11,032 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
9,265 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
22,863 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
12,300 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
13,648 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
15,443 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
11,218 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
9,350 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
8,871 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
8,410 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
9,459 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
11,264 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
9,792 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
10,106 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
7,836 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
6,725 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
7,352 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
11,296 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
9,463 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
6,192 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
11,425 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
8,775 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
8,987 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
9,179 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
6,960 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Seafood Literacy: An Introduction
28 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
0 students completed this lesson

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
10,126 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
8,704 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
8,127 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
9,156 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
7,980 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
7,334 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
7,679 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
7,685 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
9,518 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
11,060 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
11,212 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
7,400 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
11,485 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
13,031 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
10,678 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
6,612 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
10,820 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
9,161 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
7,647 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.1/5
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
4,605 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
7,166 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
4,911 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
7,129 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
11,062 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
10,895 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
13,659 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make Bread | Basics (Plant-Based)
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
8,772 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
7,564 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Desserts

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
8,143 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Essential Vegan Desserts: Chocolate
7 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
0 students completed this lesson
French Pastry School: Doughnuts
14 videos | 2 hrs 37 mins
2 students completed this lesson

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
12,392 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5