Grace Young
Craftsy Instructor

New York, NY

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Grace Young began her culinary career at the age of 15 with an internship program in the Dole Test Kitchen. She has been called the "poet laureate of the wok" by the food historian Betty Fussell. Grace has devoted her career to demystifying the art of stir-frying and celebrating the traditions of wok cookery. When she lectures, she travels with her carbon-steel wok packed in her carry-on luggage, braving airport security in order that students ... Read Full Bio »

Grace's Craftsy Classes


The Art of Stir-Frying

Sizzle your way to stir-fry success with expert guidance from James Beard award-winner Grace Young. Discover essential, affordable stir-fry equipment and learn to season your wok for a natural non-stick surface. Uncover preheating and prep techniques that will increase your efficiency and organization in the kitchen and get started with a delicious vegetable stir-fry that showcases fresh ingredients at their finest. Master fried rice as Grace reveals the secrets behind this flavorful favorite and stir-fry kung pao chicken with a decadent, easy-to-make marinade. Plus, find out how to achieve the perfect sear on flank steak as you make a delectable beef and vegetable stir-fry. Harness high heat and time-honored techniques and make mealtime healthier and more satisfying than ever!


What's New

January is nearly over and I keep forgetting to post that my new column "Market Watch" for Weight Watchers magazine just launched with the Jan/Feb issue. It's not about stir-frying but it is about keeping your radar up for the freshest and best produce to cook and enjoy! It's out on newsstands now! Check it out!
I'm thrilled to be in Bill Daley's Chicago Tribune article on Chinese New Years! If the first link doesn't work go to my Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge Facebook page and scroll to the Feb 5th post and that link should work.
For those of you who don't know, Wok Wednesdays is my online stir-fry cooking group that's stir-frying their way through my cookbook "Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge." Right now we're having a fantastic giveaway to start the Chinese Lunar New Year celebration! Chosen Foods is offering a section of their incredible cooking oils including avocado oil, a high-smoking point oil that's perfect for stir-frying! Check it out and join the fun!
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Grace's Projects

Kung Pao Chicken
Classic Stir-Fried Mixed Vegetables
Stir-Fried Snow Pea Shoots
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