Rach's Classic Pesto Sauce Is The One To Turn To Again + Again

Rach shares an easy recipe for classic basil pesto (pesto alla Genovese), which originated from the city of Genoa in Southern Italy.

Rach Explains The Difference Between Stock and Broth

Recipes usually call for broth or stock, but is there even a difference? Are they interchangeable? Rachael answers.

Rachael's Tips For Perfectly Smooth + Creamy Mac and Cheese | Q Ray & J | You're Doing It Wrong

Rach helps a viewer who says her mac and cheese sauce gets grainy as it cools + shares her ideal ingredient ratio for smooth, creamy homemade sauce.

Rach's Fix For Grainy Mac and Cheese Sauce

Rach shares her tips for how to keep homemade mac and cheese sauce from getting grainy as it cools. Hint: it starts with the roux!

Rachael's Vinaigrette

Rachael shares her quick + easy vinaigrette recipe—a go-to you should file away in your recipe collection.

Classic, Fluffy Pancakes

Try this simple homemade pancake batter recipe a few times and you'll be ditching boxed pancake mix in no time.

A Chef's Tips For Buying Fish + The Best Way To Cook With Frozen Fish

Everything you should look (+ smell) for when you're buying fish + the best way to cook frozen fish, according to "Top Chef" Richard Blais.

A Chef's Tips For Buying Fish + The Best Way To Cook With Frozen Fish | Top Chef Richard Blais

You don't have to leave buying + cooking fish to the pros. "Top Chef" Richard Blais shares his top tips for buying fish + cooking it at home.

What's The Difference Between Tomato Sauce + Tomato Puree? | Q & Ray + J

"There's a difference between tomato purée, tomato sauce *and* tomato passata," Rachael explains.

Easy Fruit Pies (Free-Form Fruit Galettes!)

"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro's recipe for easy fruit galettes (like a free-form pie!) works with any fruit you like that's in season.

Why Does Rach Like DOP San Marzano Tomatoes For Cooking? | Q & Ray + J

"You should pay less money for domestic tomatoes. And if you're buying a nice San Marzano tomato, just make sure that it's actually from Italy," Rach says.

Why Does Rach Like DOP San Marzano Tomatoes For Cooking?

What are San Marzano tomatoes + why are DOP certified canned tomatoes more expensive? Rach explains why she specifies canned Italian tomatoes in recipes.

Cooking With Salt: Which Type Of Salt Does Rachael Use The Most? | Q & Ray + J

"You can go down a rabbit hole of what to do with your specialty salts," Rach says, "but the day to day, Kosher for cooking, flaky sea for finishing."