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
23,851 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
Handling a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
24,475 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cut Using a Chef's Knife
10 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
21,443 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Knife Sharpening w/ a Whetstone
6 videos | 1 hr 8 mins
13,310 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Stock

How to Make Stock | Fundamentals
16 videos | 1 hr 24 mins
16,764 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Dark Stock
20 videos | 1 hr 28 mins
10,680 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Short Stock
18 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
9,784 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Broth
14 videos | 1 hr 26 mins
10,265 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Veal & Beef Stock
16 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
8,874 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

How to Make Sauce

How to Make Roux
18 videos | 2 hrs 3 mins
17,314 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Béchamel Sauce
18 videos | 1 hr 20 mins
14,632 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Velouté Sauce
20 videos | 1 hr 15 mins
11,738 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Tomato Sauce
27 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
12,159 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make Pan Sauce
23 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
9,606 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Butter Sauce
7 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
8,660 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Hollandaise Sauce
11 videos | 2 hrs 32 mins
6,904 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Eggs

Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
10 videos | 2 hrs
18,775 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
15 videos | 1 hr 40 mins
12,180 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make an Omelet
5 videos | 1 hr 39 mins
13,096 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Make a Frittata
6 videos | 1 hr 22 mins
8,674 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Steam Eggs
3 videos | 43 mins
7,647 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Dry-Heat Cooking Methods

How to Pan Fry
38 videos | 2 hrs 57 mins
19,451 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Pan Tossing
9 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
10,078 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sweat Ingredients
17 videos | 2 hrs 29 mins
11,618 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Sauté
11 videos | 1 hr 54 mins
12,114 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Searing
28 videos | 2 hrs 26 mins
8,847 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Bread & Batter Foods
14 videos | 1 hr 47 mins
6,774 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Shallow Fry & Deep Fry
24 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
6,322 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Introduction to Stir-Frying
8 videos | 1 hr 12 mins
6,024 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Stir-Fry
14 videos | 2 hrs 21 mins
6,636 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Moist-Heat Cooking Methods

Submersion Cooking Methods
24 videos | 3 hrs 20 mins
9,196 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Combination Cooking Fundamentals
27 videos | 2 hrs 7 mins
7,742 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Braising | Combination Cooking
33 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
8,432 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Stewing | Combination Cooking
16 videos | 2 hrs 23 mins
6,449 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Pot Roasting | Combination Cooking
13 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,584 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Steaming | Basics
12 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
5,923 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Meat

Beef | Premium Cuts of Steak
16 videos | 1 hr 33 mins
9,652 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Prep & Cook Premium Steaks
21 videos | 2 hrs 14 mins
8,039 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Prime Rib
21 videos | 2 hrs 43 mins
5,576 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Poultry

Poultry Fundamentals
43 videos | 4 hrs 18 mins
9,127 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Roast Chicken
17 videos | 3 hrs 9 mins
7,134 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Fish

How to Buy & Store Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
7,432 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Fish Fundamentals
11 videos | 1 hr 34 mins
7,377 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Pan Fry Fish
15 videos | 1 hr 31 mins
5,956 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Vegetables

How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments
6 videos | 1 hr 6 mins
7,983 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
Cooking Vegetables in Water
6 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
6,907 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5
How to Steam Vegetables
19 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
6,384 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Roast Vegetables
10 videos | 2 hrs 4 mins
6,817 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

How to Make Soup

How to Make Broth-Based Clear Soup
10 videos | 1 hr 42 mins
6,047 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Stock-Based Clear Soup
20 videos | 2 hrs 46 mins
5,334 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Make Roux-Based Soup
14 videos | 1 hr 21 mins
5,638 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
17 videos | 1 hr 5 mins
5,420 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Seasoning

How to Brine
31 videos | 1 hr 55 mins
7,860 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Season w/ Salt
15 videos | 1 hr 35 mins
7,441 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Use & Cook w/ Herbs
17 videos | 1 hr 25 mins
7,470 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.5/5
How to Marinate Foods
26 videos | 1 hr 17 mins
5,416 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5

Pasta

How to Select Pasta
18 videos | 1 hr 53 mins
9,303 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Pasta
21 videos | 2 hrs 51 mins
9,941 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Fresh Pasta | Laminated Pasta
25 videos | 3 hrs 47 mins
8,228 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Legumes

How to Cook Dried Legumes
17 videos | 1 hr 59 mins
5,488 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5

Rice & Grains

Rice Basics
5 videos | 1 hr 30 mins
8,484 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Cooking Rice | Steaming & Boiling Methods
14 videos | 2 hrs 6 mins
7,033 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
Cooking Rice | Pilaf Method
12 videos | 2 hrs 19 mins
5,728 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.4/5
How to Make Polenta
5 videos | 1 hr 38 mins
3,654 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
The Risotto Method
10 videos | 2 hrs 54 mins
5,648 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Vary Risotto
4 videos | 1 hr
4,004 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
How to Cook Grains
8 videos | 2 hrs 45 mins
5,523 students completed this lesson
★★★★ 4.5/5

How to Make Salad & Salad Dressing

Salad Greens | Selecting & Preparing
23 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
8,732 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.8/5
Salad Dressing & Vinaigrette Basics
23 videos | 1 hr 51 mins
8,442 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Breads, Doughs & Batters

Wheat & Gluten
13 videos | 2 hrs 5 mins
9,757 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5
How to Make Bread | Basics
17 videos | 3 hrs 52 mins
5,665 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.9/5
How to Make Crepes
6 videos | 1 hr 50 mins
5,346 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5

Chocolate

Basics of Quality Chocolate
14 videos | 1 hr 43 mins
5,433 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.6/5

Plating

The Basics of Plating
21 videos | 2 hrs 18 mins
9,064 students completed this lesson
★★★★★ 4.7/5