How To: Cook your green beans so they keep their color

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook your green beans so they keep their color. The secret ingredient you can add to your boiling water while cooking your green beans is ice! This will help the green and yellow colors from appearing in your green beans! It will keep the color a beautiful green and not mix in any other colors. To start, put enough water to cover the green beans in a saute pan and then heat it up, put in the green beans and as you cook them add in ice cubes. When finished, ad...

How To: Julienne cut vegetables

Julienne-cut vegetables is just a fancy way of saying very skinnily-cut vegetables. But chefs use the term to sound cool and professional (or at least we think so). Either way, when it comes down to food, presentation is definitely half the battle.

How To: Make a green bean casserole with canned french onions

Tinfoilchefdotcom shows us how to make green bean casserole, the easy way. You will need, 5 cans of green beans, one and half can of cream mushroom soup, quarter cup of milk and one and half can of French onions. Heat the oven to 350 and keep it ready. Take a clean dish and put green beans to it. This might look a bit too much, but it cooks down. Next, take cream mushroom soup in a dish and add quarter cup of milk to it. Mix it well till it loosens. Add this soup to the green beans and mix it...

How To: Cook collard greens with ham

In an episode of Cooking with Dave, viewers are shown how to cook collard greens with ham! First, in a pot on medium high put a little olive oil and garlic in the bottom of the pan (about 2 teaspoons). Put a whole chopped onion to add flavor! Stir all ingredients in the pot so far. Before you can cook the collard greens you have to clean them in the sink using water and stripping the leaves from the stem (throwing away the stem). Wash the leaves in the sink in water, even ripping up the leave...

How To: Deep fry kimchi (aka kimchee & gimchi)

This video is about how to deep fry kimchi. The first step that you will have to do is to pour 1/2 cup bread crumbs in a bowl. Then just simply add 1/4 cup flour. After adding the flour, the next step is to add 1/4 cup corn meal. Then after adding corn meal, just add 2 teaspoons of cayenne, 1 teaspoon of lemon pepper and a teaspoon of Korean red pepper. After adding all the ingredients, you have to do some mixing. After mixing, the next step is to make some egg wash in a separate bowl. In the...

How To: Cooked southern collard greens with turkey legs

DivasCanCook shows us how to make some delicious collard greens with turkey legs, starting with washing the greens well and stripping them from the stem. Nest she tears them up and adds olive oil, half an onion and 3 cloves of garlic. Sautéing onions and garlic is next, adding 3 cups of chicken broth and a whole smoked and salted turkey leg. This is simmered for about 30 minutes. She added one teaspoon of red pepper flakes to zip it up a little! After simmering, cut the turkey from the bone a...

How To: Make a green bean casserole with bacon

This dish is perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It's a simple and easy to make side dish that goes well with any kind of meal, and is sure to keep others coming back for more. Now, although this tutorial doesn't follow the traditional methods of making green bean casserole, it doesn't mean that it's wrong at all. Everybody has their own unique style, and in this case the creators of the video decided to add some tasty bacon. So enjoy this tutorial and good luck!

How To: Prepare leeks for soups

Leek's are related to the onion family. They are sweet like onions when they are cooked, but unlike onions make your eyes water when you cut them, they have long straight white stalks with tough green leaves. Select white fresh stalks with bright looking green leaves, and avoid damage. To prepare the soup cut the stalk of the green leaf and reserve them to make stock and trim the surface of the base.Under running water cut the leek for two halves and wash thorughly between the layers. Slice t...

How To: Prepare homemade hash browns

Yes we know that there's been a huge food revolution (thanks in no small part to Jamie Oliver) championing growing your own sustainable food and eating fresh and well. However, how can you deny that your tongue doesn't salivate when you walk past an In-n-Out?

How To: Cut an onion without tearing up

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut an onion without tearing up. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. It is recommended that users use a large knife to cut the onion. Begin by peeling the skin off of the onion. Then cut off the bottom root in a circular cut to remove the bulb. This will prevent the onion from releasing the gases that cause eye tearing. Now finish by making vertical and horizontal slices to the onion. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy cooki...

How To: Make Indian yogurt curry (punjabi kadhi )

Many regions in India have their own style of cooking kadhi, a yogurt based curry (or soup). Punjabi kadhi is easily recognizable because it has pakodas, fried dumplings made of chickpea flour. Punjabi Kadhi can be enjoyed with plain white rice or chapati. Try this tangy and delicious recipe for Punjabi Kadhi.

How To: Cut up a cabbage

This video is a demonstration of the proper way to cut up a cabbage. Large vegetables like cabbage can be hard to cut up because they are so big and tend to move around on the cutting surface. The first thing to do is to create a flat surface, so make it safer to cut. Cut the whole cabbage in half holding the end of the core on top. Cut the core out of each half in a big V shape. Cut it in half again to make quarters. Take the cabbage apart so that you can flatten it out and cut thin slices f...

How To: Make an oven baked green bean casserole

This video shows you how to make an oven baked green bean casserole. In order to do this you need certain ingredients. Those ingredients are 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup, 2 16oz bags of frozen green beans, 3/4 of a cup of milk, 1/8 of a teaspoon pepper and 1-1/3 of a cup of "french-fried onions." To begin, she begins by putting the two cans of soup in a bowl. She then pours in a cup of milk. She then pours in the pepper and stirs the mixture until it is a smooth as possible, getting the l...

How To: Make an old fashioned chow-chow or pickle relish

If you're lived in the South, you may already know this next dish. If not, then prepare for a southern classic. It's called chow-chow or pickle relish. It takes a variety of different veggies (cucumbers, bell peppers, cabbage, onions) and you basically cook it to look almost like a liquid mixture, but it can be it's really fine. It's actually a great tasting dish that goes well with many meals and is something that you should try today. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make Asian vegetables with soy sauce gravy with Betty

Chinese food is delicious, but it isn't very healthy and can be quite expensive. In this video, Betty adds a Southern touch to a traditional Asian dish and makes vegetables with a soy sauce gravy. The veggies are good for you and filling, and the gravy gives them a nice, hearty texture. Enjoy this dish anytime, and if veggies aren't enough for you - toss in some chicken or seafood, or even noodles and create your own delicious meal!

How To: Store ginger, garlic & green chili paste

Bhavna shows us how to store ginger, garlic and green chili paste. The demonstration is done with ginger. Cut the ginger into small pieces. Skin can be left on or if you prefer you can remove the skin. Put the pieces of ginger into the food processor and blend. After the ginger has blended, remove and put into a bowl. Add lots of salt for freezing. Fold the salt into the ginger. Place into plastic containers for freezing. The same process is done for garlic and green chilies. When you are rea...

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