Jesse Smith, a chef at Pinky's Kitchen in Wallingford, makes a real mean meal, and for several months now he's been sharing his kitchen secrets on his YouTube show Deep Prep. Smith shows you how to make some awesome food—including potatoes au gratin, paella, and Mexican ice cream—in quick five-minutes-or-less tutorials. And if you don't know what you're doing in the kitchen, that's okay! He'll show you, while encouraging you to get messy and goofy (I hate it when cooking shows pretend like you never spill anything—liars!).
Here's the latest video (starring the one food I miss the most since becoming a vegetarian), chicken fried steak: