RECIPES ARE GUIDELINES, NOT RULE BOOKS
I’m a mom of two girls, so I get the time and mental load thing.
I already did the heavy lifting for you: went to culinary school, cooked professionally for over 12 years.
I took everything you need to know and boiled it down for you in an easy to understand way–all in under 4 hours!
Get set up for success with an intro, a bit about your classically trained instructor and how these videos will change your focus when cooking
Believe it or not, *Mise En Place* dramatically affects your cooking. Discover what it really entails as well as all the tools and equipment recs you might want (or not! Good cooking doesn’t require all that much) This is what you need before you dive in.
Roll up your sleeves. It’s time to get into the aspects that really matter instead of wasting time on things that don’t. Understand substituting and adjusting so you can get creative and be confident that if things get out of balance, you can always bring it back! No mistakes in cooking–just experimental fun!
Instead of reading up and down between the ingredients and instructions, this module breaks down the *master list*, aka, the cooking methods you need and for what foods. Next time you peruse Pinterest, it will be for inspo, but not ‘cause you have to!
Learn the exact techniques for dry cooking methods to make your dish a “golden brown beauty”–mouthwatering, and also have amazing depth of flava!
Learn the exact techniques for moist cooking methods to make your dishes taste fresh and vibrant or deeply flavored and fall off the bone.
CIA grad & Cooking Pro, Plantain Lover, and Mom to 2 girls
After spending 12 years cooking professionally in NYC, I became a personal Chef and food blogger but that didn’t quite connect with the calling on my heart–it was the teaching throughout that really made an impact.
Now as a home cook myself, I can see which areas of my experience actually matter when cooking at home–
And now I want to share it with you.
Yes! Your one-time payment gets you access to all the lessons and any updates I make.
As much or as little time as you like! Each video is under 12 minutes and the entire course is under 4 hours so you can go at your own pace and totally binge it if that's your thing.
Absolutely. Cook Without Recipes will help you understand cooking better, narrow down your choices to reduce mental load and will help you cook freely without recipes.
Yes! While the majority of videos are demonstrated with meat, poultry or fish, I cover vegetables, grains, beans and pasta. The methods I teach can be applied to all foods.
100%! This is the beauty of learning the cooking methods in detail and understanding substitutions–it allows you to cook for your needs irrespective of recipes! Technique is key.
Understanding The Cooking Methods + How To Choose Them For Each Type of Food
How To Actually Cook Each Dry Cooking Method
How To Actually Cook Each Moist Cooking Method