11 Borderline Genius Cooking Tips From Anthony Bourdain

Who better to learn from than Tony himself?

<h1>Anthony Bourdain is known for his insatiable appetite, no-bullshit cooking style, and old-school kitchen mentality — and he's graced us with some great cooking tips over the years.</h1>

Anthony Bourdain is known for his insatiable appetite, no-bullshit cooking style, and old-school kitchen mentality — and he's graced us with some great cooking tips over the years.

Like how to make <a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/michelleno/anthony-bourdain-scrambled-eggs?utm_term=.dhBVQd1dk4#.bde407n7ml" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">perfect scrambled eggs</a> and flavorful <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_dlGgGFhO4&amp;t=148s" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Sunday gravy</a>.

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<h1>If you want a perfect cut of steak with an ideal ratio of "fat and lean," go with a rib steak.</h1>

If you want a perfect cut of steak with an ideal ratio of "fat and lean," go with a rib steak.

They're less expensive than tenderloin (which Anthony basically hates) and have way more flavor. See the full video at <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue_kg_3savo" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Tech Insider</a>.

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<h1>And <i>don't</i> salt it in advance.</h1>

And don't salt it in advance.

If you season your steak too early it will purge its natural juices leaving you with a dry, sad piece of meat. Instead, season <i>just before</i> cooking and you'll avoid any moisture loss. Check out <a href="http://www.foodandwine.com/slideshows/hungry-crowd-anthony-bourdains-grilling-icons/3" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">this</a> helpful grilling illustration (drawn by Anthony himself).

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