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...
This video shows you how to prepare Scalloped Potatoes with Onions and Green Peppers. For this recipe you will need the following ingredients: 4-5 potatoes sliced thinly, one whole onion sliced thinly, half green pepper (chopped), flour, salt, olive oil spray, pepper, Parmesan cheese, 2 cups medium cheddar cheese, ¼ cup of butter, and 4 cups of cream of mushroom soup.
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...
Pickled peppers are a great way to preserve your garden harvest. From spicy to sweet, this recipe will be a great treat on a cold winter day. Pickling jalapeño peppers, Anaheims, bell peppers really, any pepper is good for pickling. This how to video shows you an easy pickling recipe that requires very little time and won't keep you in the kitchen canning all day.
In this video, we learn how to cook bacon-wrapped green bean bundles. First, purchase a large can of French style green beans. Drain the liquid from them and then bunch up a small amount in a bundle. Then, take your favorite kind of bacon and let it thaw. From here, wrap the bacon around the green beans, cutting the bacon in half if it's a small bundle. Put a toothpick in the middle to keep it all together, then place on a baking pan lined with foil. Bake in the oven at 300 degrees for 15 min...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a simple roasted artichoke. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Begin by cutting the top inch off of the artichoke. Then cut off the stem. Squeeze some lemon juice over the artichoke. Next, open up the artichoke a bit. Take a knife and poke a hole in the center. Now drizzle a tablespoon of olive oil and add a garlic clove to the center. Add a pinch of salt for flavor. Finish by wrapping the artichoke in foil and leave it in the oven for 1 hour an...
In certain regions, the vegetable okra is known as “lady finger,” and is a common Pakistani dish. This video tutorial shows how to make crispy fried okra, also known as bhindi. Deep fry the diced onions and greens until the onions turn brown. Soak up the excess oil with a paper towel and sprinkle on the salt and Shan Chaat Masala. Squeeze on lemon juice to reach the desired taste.
CHOW member Eric Higgins uses whole canned tomatoes to cook. As their seeds spoil the food by giving a bitter taste, he gives us step-by-step instructions to remove them using a salad spinner.
Watercress is an extremely healthy plant when consumed, however it can also be deadly if you select the wrong plant! How exciting. This video will teach you how to recognize the good and bad kinds of Watercress in the wild and use them as an effective wilderness food source.
Caramelized vegetables make a great addition to any dish. In this how to video Chef Paul demonstrates the caramelization process of certain vegetables. Watch and learn how to bring out the sweetness of onions, bell pepper and garlic.
Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish that is as tasty as it is spicy. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make apple kimchi in your own kitchen. Follow the provided guidelines or add a few delicious changes to suit your taste.
One of the easiest ways to cook potatoes is by simply throwing them on the fire. Okay, you don' want to throw them directly in the flame, but in the coals, it cooks them perfectly. What better time to roast potatoes than when you've got something cooking on a grill or in your smoker? Mark Patuto shares his tips for foil-wrapping your spuds and tossing them on the fire. Doesn't get any easier. They'll pick up the smoky-scented goodness from whatever you've got cooking. And clean-up? None!
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!
Mmmmmm. We all wish it was Thanksgiving every day with this delectable baked sweet potato. Betty puts a great spin on a traditional side dish with her unique toppings.
WonderHowTo favorite Foodwishes celebrates their 500th video with a tutorial on carving a potato ball in a potato box. Thanks, Chef John!
We always cringe when we see that a recipe calls for sundried tomatoes. Not that we have anything against tomatoes, but the sundried and preserved kind is all wrinkly, odd tasting, and too sterile. These oven-dried tomatoes, however, are incredibly delicious.
In this episode of Jenna's Healthy Kitchen, Jenna's guest chef Evona Poplawski demonstrates how to prepare a marinated kale cole slaw recipe that is delicious and very nutritious. Evona is a raw (living) food chef who trained at the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute. She's also the co-founder of Veggie Magic Foods based in Sarasota, Florida. Watch this cooking how to video to learn how to make this raw food recipe.
There are a lot of variations to stuffed peppers. Try this recipe for our version of peanut stuffed peppers made with mild and flavorful Anaheim peppers. They are great appetizer or snack idea. Roll one up in a Chapati and enjoy it on the go! Watch this how to video to learn how to stuff them.
Just as not all eggplants are made equal, not all eggplant cuts are made equal. This may slightly surprise you, but how you cut an eggplant does impact its flavor and reception in any recipe. Plus, presentation is very crucial if you're into creating both a pleasurable and good-looking meal.
Love those delicious pickles you get at your local Japanese restaurant? Well, you don't have to save your craving for a night of local Japanese cuisine, you can make these delicious Japanese pickles in your own kitchen! In this video, Chef Keith Pooler shows you how to make tasty, tangy, crunchy zucchini pickles.
It's quite unfortunate, but most of us don't possess a french fry press at home (you know, the big clamping machine with square cut shapes on the bottom to produce perfectly cut french fries at fast food joints).
You've probably never had corn on the cob like this before, unless you ate it in Mexico. It's not your average buttered cob, but a sweet, spicy and salty cob, grilled to perfection. Erwin Ramos of Olé Mexican Grill demonstrates how this cob of corn is served Mexican street-vendor style.
If you're an asparagus newbie, this video will make you an asparagus pro! Learn how to tell if your asparagus is fresh or not. And also, find out the difference between the green and white asparagus vegetable. If you didn't know the secret behind white and green, you'll be surprised!
In this tutorial, we learn how to make fried okra. You will need: okra, corn meal, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, eggs, and vegetable oil to make this recipe. First, cut up your okra into small pieces then place into a bowl and cover with the egg. Next, let this sit for five minutes, then put the corn meal inside of this and fry it. Fry it in a pan filled with oil and keep grilling until it's golden brown. Add in your seasonings while it's cooking, then enjoy when it's finished! Y...
In order to make Home Fries with Red Potatoes, you will need the following ingredients: 2 pounds red potatoes, 2 onions, 2 tablespoons butter, paprika, and oil.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a traditional Indian Phulki Ka Salan, or chickpea curry with Sheba.
How to prepare bok choy for Chinese food
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...
This video from Betty's Kitchen is a demonstration of how to cook deep fried sweet banana peppers which are popular in restaurants. She shows how to clean the peppers by cutting off the top, cutting around the core from the top, and pulling out the core. Cut the pepper in half the long way and remove the seeds. To make the batter, she uses one well-beaten egg and adds one cup of skim milk, 1/4 cup of canola oil, and one cup of self-rising flour. She heats up oil in a deep fryer, dips the pepp...
This video on making broccoli slaw was provided by The Frugal Chef. In this video, the frugal chef stated that this was a good way to get kids to eat broccoli. She used a prepackaged bag of broccoli slaw. She stated that you could buy a bag of this broccoli slaw at about any store. She bought hers at Trader Joes for about $1.99. She put her prepackaged broccoli slaw into a large bowl. She then added a 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, a medium red apple that had been chopped up (skin still attached) a...
In this video from Gourmet Magazine, Ian Knauer shows us how to clean and use dried chilies. Chile de arbol is the spiciest. To make a great hot sauce, boil about 40 of these with the seeds in and blend with some garlic and water. Next is the chipotle chili. You can often find these in a can but they are more potent when fresh. The larger the chili, the less heat it contains. An ancho is like a poblano. A guajillo is often paired with an ancho in a recipe or an adobo sauce because they comple...
Watch this video to learn how to prepare these sumptuous potato balls with cream cheese center perfect for vegetable lovers. 1. In a casserole, place chopped Serrano peppers and grated ginger. Add salt and garam Marsala. Then put chopped potatoes to boil. 2. Remove and drain potatoes when tender. Transfer to another casserole. Put in bread crumbs, Garbanzo flour, ground brown Coriander then mash everything. Transfer to a pan to spread to cool. 3. Get your yogurt cream cheese. Place some at th...
Ingredients: 1 lb sweet potato, sliced crosswise about 1.5 cm thick (Asian sweet potato is preferred)
This is a cooking video on how to cook south Indian Asparagus Curry. The cook is a native Indian woman with a great deal of knowledge on how to cook authentic Indian food. She quickly and easily shows us how to cook the meal from start to finish. At the end of the video she gives the viewers suggestions on what might be the best way to serve the food. It could be eaten with on top of rice or eaten alone as a salad.
Ingredients: 1 medium sized Upo (White Squash), sliced
Join chef Sarabjit Singh of Side Wok in Malcha Marg, New Delhi, as he prepares a nice and tasty spicy starter dish. Learn how to make Thingming mushroom starters.
Chef Elliot Prag of the Natural Gourmet Institute shows Sunita Reed how to make shiitake mushrooms taste like bacon and bring out their Umami flavor. All you need is olive oil and sea salt. Learn how to make shitake mushrooms taste like bacon - the concentrated umami flavor is key.
Perhaps best known as the stuffed grape leaf, which is more precisely called warak areesh, yaprak dolma or sarma. This is a great vegetarian recipe. You will need grape leaves, long grain rice, parsley, tomato, mint, green onion, yellow onion, cayenne pepper, salt, lemon juice, and olive oil. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make Mediterranean stuffed grape leaves.
Forget the Indian take out tonight, watch this how to video and learn how to make a delicious Indian dish. In this video Manjula shows you how to make malai kofta. Malai kofta are dumplings in a creamy gravy, they make a good side dish for any formal dinner party.
Chef Desireé and the kids make stir fry in grapeseed oil with peppers, zucchini, pea pods, cabbage, ginger and garlic. Follow along with this video cooking tutorial and learn how to prepare a quick and easy vegetable stir fry. This cooking project is even child friendly!