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
28,506 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
31,047 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
27,235 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
16,034 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
20,519 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
12,565 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
11,287 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
12,317 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
10,350 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
21,272 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
17,920 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
14,301 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
15,246 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
11,377 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
10,457 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
9,206 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
22,967 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
15,581 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
15,857 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
10,576 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
8,977 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
22,144 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
11,915 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
13,329 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
14,893 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
10,832 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
8,966 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
8,545 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
7,956 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
8,926 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
10,933 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
9,468 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
9,811 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
7,505 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
6,533 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
7,029 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
11,123 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
9,305 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
6,071 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
10,941 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
8,521 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
8,803 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
8,947 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
6,787 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
9,839 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
8,439 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
7,949 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
8,797 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
7,660 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
6,910 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
7,213 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
7,121 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
9,226 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
10,387 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
10,535 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
6,978 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
10,876 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
12,307 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
10,260 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
6,395 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
10,540 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
8,735 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
7,227 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.1/5
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
4,432 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
6,849 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
4,746 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
6,898 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
10,658 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
10,420 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
12,685 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Make Bread | Basics (Plant-Based)
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
8,251 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
7,161 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Chocolate

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
7,755 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
11,752 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5