Eggplant is a great summer vegetable that's hearty enough to replace meat in some dishes! They are big and odd-looking though, and most people don't know how to tell if they're ripe and delicious. Watch this video to find out how.
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...
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!
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.
Tindora is a green vegetable which is popular in many parts of India and is known by many names (ivy gourd, kovakai, tondli, giloda…just to name a few). It resembles a watermelon but is only the size of your little pinky. Tindora can be cooked as a subzi all by itself or mixed with other vegetables like potato. Tindora are also used in many sambar recipes. When you’re running out of vegetables to cook, don’t pass up Tindora in the grocery aisle and try this simple, yet delicious subzi recipe.
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.
Ingredients: 1 medium sized Upo (White Squash), sliced
Roasted red peppers are easy to store with this recipe treat from Rita Heikenfeld. Rita shows you how to prepare, roast and store red peppers for up to a year in your freezer. These peppers are great for pizza or pasta with their sweet taste and great red color. Watch this how-to video to learn how.
This tutorial video will show you how to make your own tendon, which is a Japanese tempura rice bowl.
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 baton vegetables is shown in this video.
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he shows you how to prepare balsamic beet root with roquefort. It makes a great summer salad that you can share with your kids. Cook beetroot with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay.
The Raw Food Coach, Karen Knowler, shows us a very simple marinated vegetables recipe that makes a good alternative to salads or steamed vegetables. The raw vegetables used for this recipe are leeks, broccoli, zucchini (also known as courgette), and tomatoes. Suggestions for substitute vegetables, such as bell peppers and cauliflower, are also given. First we're shown us how to properly chop these vegetables and mix them together in a way that is pleasing to all the senses, including the eyes...
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.
Healthy and low in calories, baked potatoes are easy to prepare if you have the right techniques. With this quick microwave recipe, you'll have your baked potato ready in no time! Watch the video and let us know what you think. Enjoy!
Swiss chard comes into season over the next few months, meaning the leafy green vegetable will be deliciously ripe, crunchy, and tasty. Take advantage of this in-season veggie by throwing it into your next dish.
Check out this awesome recipe for a healthy, fast and delicious soul food meal! In this tutorial, learn how to make stir fried collard greens that your entire family will appreciate! This video, led by Soul Food Chef Pamela Holmes, will show you everything you need to know to get those greens started.
This is a popular Middle Eastern recipe for vegetarian stuffed grape leaves and zucchinis cooked in olive oil. It is time consuming to prepare but super delicious! Watch this how to video and make them at home.
This how to video shows you how to cook up a deliciously dry Indian style karela chutney. For those of you how don't know what karela is, karela is also known as bitter ground or bitter melon. Watch and learn how to cook karela chutney.
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he shows you a quick recipe for an antipasto. Ricotta stuffed courgette rolls are great for those special guest or for making any night of the week. Make courgette rolls with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay.
Learn how to make roasted Brussels sprouts with this cooking video. This easy and delicious roasted Brussels sprouts recipe is brought to you by Tess Gittleman on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos.
Most recipes usually don't call for whole vegetables, which means that if you're learning to cook, you'll eventually have to learn how to cut vegetables.
In this video, Gwen Schoen of the Sacramento Bee shows you how to prepare and cook artichokes for delicious meals. Artichokes are great for year round meals and are very fun to eat. These Italian classics are delicious when cooked properly. Gwen will show you how to choose an artichoke at the store, cut up, prepare and cook these yummy veggies. Enjoy!
This recipe for potatoes in a creamy yogurt sauce is just perfect for those times when you haven’t had a chance to get to the grocery store for fresh vegetables. The hardest part out of the entire recipe is boiling the potatoes. With the red of the tomatoes in the gravy and the green of the cilantro garnish, it is a visual treat. Watch this how to video to learn how to cook Indian style potatoes in a creamy yogurt sauce. This potato dish is also commonly known as dahi wale aloo.
Anuja and Hetal of Show Me The Curry demonstrate how to make an Indian vegetarian dish called Brussels Sprouts Subzi.
Knish is a very popular Yiddish snack made from deep fried dough. Usually a filling such as ground meat, onions, fruit, or cheese can be inserted into the knish for a super sweet bite. Feel free to use any filling you'd like - you are going to be the one eating it, after all.
Scalloped potatoes are a comfort food dish enjoyed by many families during Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season, but that time period tends to be the only time period in which this dish gets any play. That's because, delicious as they are, scalloped potatoes take an awful lot of work and time to prepare, and no one wants to slave away at the oven for hours.
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.
Ingredients 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed, cut to fit feed tube horizontally
Chef Sanjay shows you how to make vegetable 65 which is mixed vegetables cooked 65 style. What's 65 style? It's an Indian style originally meaning it has 65 ingredients! But have no fear, Sanjay has made it a bit simpler for you.
Just because you're a vegetarian that doesn't mean you have to miss out on the glory that is a juicy hamburger in the summer. Substitute black beans for ground beef and you can prepare a hearty, delicious burger that's completely meat free. This video will show you how to cook black bean burgers.
This video gives a brief description of how to prepare and cook baby artichokes. Baby artichokes vary in size based on the season, may being the best month to get them. To avoid getting a bitter flavor from your artichokes be sure to remove the skin, this is best accomplishes by brushing,rinsing, peeling, and cutting all of the green outer layer until you can see the pale yellow inside. To preserve the color of your allow them to sit in lemon or vinegar water and drain completely when done. C...
In this cooking how-to video, Dave moves into the kitchen to show you how to make sun dried tomatoes from plum tomatoes. Follow along and learn how make tomatoes that will last you all winter long. Making these sun-dried tomatoes doesn't require you to lay them out in the sun, just dry them in your oven. Before you know it you'll have tasty sun-dried tomatoes.
Make your own cream of carrot and red lentil soup, it's easy to make!
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...
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!
This how-to video is about how to make Paksitani style "Aaloo palak.‚" Ingredients needed:
Intro to Camotes Older Filipinos love eating camotes, also known as sweet potato fries, for breakfast. Aside from filling your stomach completely, it also has fewer carbs than regular white rice.
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.
Radish rosettes are an elegant and beautiful way to garnish any savory dish - and fortunately, they are also easy to make! This video shows you a quick and easy method to carve a few rosettes out of large radishes, using a small paring knife. Dress up any salad or veggie platter with this technique!