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Do You Actually Know How To Cook? Or Nah?

Let's find out.

  1. Which of these herbs is cilantro?

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    Parsley and cilantro look very similar, but cilantro has rounder leaves and more delicate stems — so don't let it fool you!

    Learn more about cooking with cilantro.

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  2. Which of these spices is coriander?

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    Coriander comes from the seeds of the cilantro plant and adds a subtle sour flavor to dishes.

    Learn more about cooking with coriander.

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  3. Which of these is a paring knife?

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    Paring knives are great for peeling fruits and veggies, coring items, and performing a variety of delicate tasks in the kitchen.

    Learn more about all of the different kinds of cooking knives.

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  4. Which of these is a sauté pan?

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    Although many people may confuse frying pans with sauté pans, the latter has straight sides, not rounded.

    Learn more about the difference between sauté pans and frying pans.

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  5. Which of these ingredients does not belong in a mirepoix?

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    Mirepoix is made with 50% onions, 25% carrots, and 25% celery — not garlic.

    Learn how to make mirepoix.

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  6. Which of these is turbinado sugar?

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    Turbinado sugar (also called raw sugar) is made from crystallized cane juice and is commonly used to give baked goods a crunchy texture.

    Learn more about all of the different kinds of sugar.

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  7. Which of these veggies is a rutabaga?

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    A rutabaga is a hearty root vegetable with a tough outter skin and sweet flesh.

    Learn more about cooking with rutabaga.

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  8. Which of these bread shapes is a Pain d'Epi?

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    Pain d'Epi is a type of bread that's shaped into a wheat stalk shape.

    Learn how to make pain d'epi.

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  9. Which of these tools is a honing steel?

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    Honing steels are used to realign knife blades and keep them in top condition. (Not to be confused with sharpening.)

    Learn how to properly use a honing steel.

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  10. Which of these tools is a skimmer?

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    Skimmers are used to remove oil and impurities from the surface of cooking liquids.

    But you can totally used them as a slotted spoon or strainer.

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