What is the difference between mincing and dicing? How do you whip an ingredient? Chef Dave Christopherson demonstrates a variety of food preparation techniques that reveal some trade secrets to help us all in the kitchen. This instructive program looks at basic kitchen techniques and tools. It covers the fundamentals of preparation; hand-washing, kitchen hygiene, knife cuts and techniques. Also in this program we discover the basics of cooking, including measuring, following a recipe and choosing ingredients. This is an entertaining and informative program that students and budding cooks will enjoy.