Cooking: Level 1 ⚡️

Learn the basics. Get creative!

* Note: 🎬 = includes a video, 📓 = includes a reference guide. For lessons grouped by category, see Collections.

I. How to Boil Water

II. How to Cook with Air (Part I: Roasting)

III. The Kitchen Cleaning Routine (Part I: Daily)

IV. The Balanced Salad

V. How to Hack Your Freezer

Lunch 2.0

How to Play with Fire (Sauté & Light Fry)

  • Teaching Food to Fly (Introduction to Sauté)

  • Sautéed Mushrooms 🎬

  • Sautéed Green Beans

  • Scrambled Eggs 🎬

  • Fried Eggs

  • French Toast 🎬

  • Burger 📓

  • Steak 🎬

  • Pan-Seared Salmon (or other Fish) 📓

  • Chicken Cutlets

How to Simmer, Steam & Poach

  • Oatmeal 📓

  • How to Make Rice 🎬📓

  • Fried Rice 📓

  • Grain Bowls 📓

  • Beans 101

  • Chicken Soup 📓

  • Poached Eggs 🎬

  • Applesauce 🎬

  • Braised Meat

  • Brisket

  • Bone Broth

How to Cook with Air (Part II - Baking)

  • Baking, Measuring & Converting 📓

  • Lasagna 📓

  • Meatballs

  • Spaghetti Squash 🎬

  • Baked Fish 📓

  • Oven-“Fried” Chicken

  • Pizza 📓

Meal Prep & Grocery Shopping

  • Introduction: How to Stride Ahead

  • Intro to Meal Prep 📓

  • Pantry Stocking & Organization 📓

  • How to Write a Grocery List 📓

  • Freezer Stocking Reference Guide 📓

  • All about Steak

  • How to Select Produce

  • Produce Storage Reference Guide 📓

The Kitchen Cleaning Routine (Part II: Weekly)

  • The Philosophy of MaxF

  • Introduction to Weekly Kitchen Cleaning 📓

  • The Weekly Cleaning Routine

  • Gear for Deeper Cleaning

  • Vacuuming/Sweeping Floors

  • Mopping

  • Cleaning the Stovetop

  • Washing (& Disinfecting) the Sink

  • Cleaning Out & Organizing the Fridge

  • Laundering Cleaning Towels

  • Washing & Seasoning Cast Iron

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Home & DIY

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