Quick Cooking School: How to Prepare Meat

No matter the meat you're working with -- beef, chicken, pork, or seafood -- we can help you prepare it for a delicious dinner tonight. Get all of our great tips in these quick videos.

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    How to Cook a Steak

    When it comes to a satisfying dinner, nothing is better than a delicious steak. Ensure that you get the most from this pricier cut of meat with our tips.

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    How to Bake a Chicken

    Bake a whole chicken in a bed of vegetables for a crowd-pleasing dinner every chef should have in their repertoire.

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    How to Bake Pork Chops

    Get the skillet and don't skip the searing step -- here's our method for the tastiest pork chops you've ever had.

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    How to Roast Beef Tenderloin

    Enjoy roast beef tenderloin tonight -- it's easier than you think. We'll help you flavor it just right.

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    How to Cook Shrimp

    Start by peeling and deveining shrimp to get to the tasty meat of this delightful seafood. See our method for prepping shrimp.

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    How to Bake Salmon

    Enjoy good-for-you salmon from your oven. Our know-when-it's-done tricks ensure that your dinner is delicious.

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    How to Bake a Ham

    Did you know that the ham you buy at the grocery store is already cooked? All you have to do is heat it through and add any flavor you'd like to enhance its sweet-and-savory taste.

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    How to Bake Chicken Breast

    Chicken is the most popular main dish, and chicken breast is the easiest way to enjoy it. We'll show you the spices we love to add to perk up your chicken dinner.

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    How to Brown Ground Beef

    Ground beef works great in many dinner staples: tacos, casseroles, pasta bakes, and more. Check out our tips for browning it.

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    How to Boil Chicken

    Boiling chicken is a nice alternative to baking, and it helps you put together a meal in a jiffy.

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    How to Make Pork Ribs

    Enjoy flavorful, juicy pork ribs by following our three-step method: cook, flavor, and cook some more. See how!

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    How to Make Chicken in a Slow Cooker

    Combine two favorites -- chicken and slow-cooking -- for a juicy and flavorful dinner.

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    How to Make Pork in a Slow Cooker

    If you're thinking about a pulled-pork sandwich, slow-cooking your meat is the best option. The secret is selecting the right types of meat, plus seasoning at the right time in the cooking process.

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    How to Make Fried Chicken

    Enjoy the crunchy coating and tasty bites of fried chicken at home. We'll show you the best technique.

  • Next Slideshow Fast and Fresh Steak Recipes

    Fast and Fresh Steak Recipes

    Steak night is here! You don't have to wait for a special occasion or go to a steakhouse and have a feast for dinner. All of these recipes use fresh fruit and veggies to make them healthier than restaurant fare, and take 50 minutes or less to prepare so you can spend less time in the kitchen (or hovering over the grill) and more time savoring a nutritious steak dinner. Grab your steak knives and dig in!
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