Learning how to use a knife properly is one of the most, if not THE most, important skill you can gain about cooking. There are tons of knife guides online, but this is our version, where we go through only what we use on a regular basis. It’s a condensed, easy-to-learn version that’ll hopefully make your everyday cooking a little better.
Here’s a very easy-to-make frosting that comes together in minutes, using only four ingredients. It’s classic, but not boring - the whole vanilla bean brings so much flavor to even the most basic cake. By making some easy substitutions, like adding in cocoa powder or stirring in rosewater, this turns into a really versatile staple for any budding baker’s repertoire.