Chef Madhur Jaffrey demonstrates how to make minty sweet and sour eggplant. Eggplant, prepared with cumin seeds, cayenne pepper and fresh mint leaves, makes an ideal appetizer or side dish. This Middle Eastern dish is best served a side dish. Make minty sweet and sour eggplant.
This is a good dish to serve with pasta and it is easy to prepare. Ingredients you will need:
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.
Vimal M. cooks a delicious and economical Indian-inspired three course gourmet meal (a soup, entree, and dessert) using potatoes. Learn how to prepare this potato dinner by watching and following along with this video cooking tutorial.
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 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, 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...
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.
Ingredients: 1 medium sized Upo (White Squash), sliced
A delicious vegetarian recipe from Nepal! You will need: 16 ounces finely chopped cabbage, 4 ounces shredded cheese, 1 ounce black pepper, 2 ounces soy sauce, whole spinach leaves, 1/4 cup grated carrot, 5 spice blend, turmeric powder, vegetable oil and momo wrappers. For the sesame chutney, you will need: 2 medium tomatoes, 3 chili peppers, 1 ounce sauteed sesame seeds, 1-2 ginger slices, 10 chopped cloves of garlic, lemon juice, vegetable oil and salt. Make a Nepalese vegetable momo with se...
A purée is a great side dish for any dinnertime meal, because it's a healthy and creamy substance from fruit or vegetables. In this video recipe, you'll learn a vegetable variety, full of butternut squash.
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.
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).
Who said barbecue was only for meat? Put on a new take on acorn squash with this refreshing recipe. You can really put some depth into an acorn squash by taking it out of the oven and smoking it instead. This video will show you how to make smoked squash.
Leave room on the outdoor grill for some zucchini and squash, two vegetables that make a nice accompaniment to whatever you're cooking up. Watch this video to learn how to make grilled zucchini and summer squash.
For all the pickle-lovers out there….this one is for you!! This ‘pickled jalapenos’ recipe is quick to make and can spruce up any meal. You will forget about those other "Nacho Style" peppers. Try adding a couple of pieces to sandwiches or rolls to get that extra kick! Make Indian style pickled jalapenos.
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...
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.
To cook pumpkin flowers you need some pumpkin flowers and some of the smaller more tender leaves from the pumpkin patch. First thing is to take off the little spiny things from the base of the flower. Then you want to pop the top of the flower off at base of the stem. Remember to save the stems, open up the flower gently and pluck out the thing in the middle. You want to pick off the spinets on the back of leaves, wash them rubbing them to soften the leaves up. Then you would take the stem an...
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.
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.
In this video Skinny and Mini teach us how to prepare carrots. First, take a peeler and peel the carrot from the top to the bottom all the way around the carrot. After this, you will cut the carrot. To julienne the carrot you will cut the carrot into small pieces. Do this by cutting the ends off and then cutting it in half. After this, hold the carrot from the top and slice down. After this, stack it and work all the way down. You can also slice the carrots into small slices or cube it if you...
Stuffed peppers are delicious as an appetizer, side dish or even a full meal. Mix white rice, ground beef, onion and garlic together, then stuff into your peppers and simmer in tomato sauce.
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!
Here is a healthy and flavorful recipe for roasted vegetables that is perfect to make while your preparing your main course because this dish goes with just about anything. This video goes through how to prepare beets, carrots and make a balsamic vinegar and honey glaze to create this colorful side dish.
Not many people know that the basis for most delicious French and Cajun cooking is a special sauce called a Roux. In this two part video series, learn how to make a Roux and exactly how to use it. You will be cooking up delightful gumbos and soups in no time!
Randy, from The Simple Chef, demonstrates the simple method of how to cook buttercup squash. Randy is looking for something particularly simple to make, as he has promised dinner to a special girl, however it is obvious that he has recently been injured in an accident. He begins by quartering the squash, and hollowing it. He suggests scoring the remaining inside to allow the ingredients to get deeper into the squash. This technique of cooking squash can be used for any of the hard shelled win...
Poppy Tooker, author of the Crescent City Farmers Market Cookbook, says that the secret to preventing slimy okra is to slice it thinly and cook it in quick batches in very hot oil. Prepare your okra first by slicing it into thin pieces. Prepare a large frying pan with just a fine coating of oil. Put the frying pan on a stove and turn up the temperature so that the pan is hot. Once the pan is at the desired temperature, add your thinly sliced okra. Once the okra has a brown edge, you can stop ...
Things you'll need: A quarter of Squash, sliced 1cm X 5cm X 4cm Half a bundle of String beans (long), cut 2 inches long 1 bundle Okra, cut into 2 3 Eggplant, cut into 8 parts 1 bulb Onion, sliced 4 cloves of medium
Your onion deserves better. And even, parallel slices are the way to clean onion geometry. Follow along with this cooking how-to video to learn how to chop an onion the right way, into nice even squares.
This hearty recipe is easy to make, you don't even have to turn on the oven. Just mix your favorite vegetables and some chicken to enjoy a filling home cooked meal.
Did you know it was possible to peel a potato in just one second...??? This clip will show you that with a little steam and cold water, you can peel a potato in one second.
This recipe is inspired by Francis Mallmann's book "seven fires" Creating a simple and elegant dish on the grill, cooked over coals.
Just like you can get in a diner! Perfect to serve with eggs. For this recipe, you will need: 1 medium peeled russet potato, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon dried garlic, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, a box grater and some butter for frying. Make crispy and seasoned hash browns.
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!
In this video, we learn how to core and cut tomatoes with Skinny and Mini. First, you will need to rinse off your tomatoes and then pop the tomato corer into the core of the tomato. Give it a twist, then the core will pop right out of it. Once you do this, you will cut the tomato into slices. First, cut off the top of it to throw away, then use your knife to cut additional slices out of the tomato. This will make the perfect slices for a sandwich or a dish. From here, you can cut the rest int...
What goes great with eggs, bacon and toast for breakfast? Hash browns of course. You will need:
When you sauté kale, it tends to retain all of its nutritional value, whereas boiling and steaming kale will kill the vitamin-enriched goodness. So, this simple kale side dish should be in every cook's recipe box. Kale by itself has a rather bitter flavor, but when cooked in soup or even just briefly with garlic and oil, it's delicious. Harvard University's Martin Breslin shares a quick side dish that's good for you, goes with fish or meats, uses only one pan, and clean-up is a breeze. Best o...
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 this tutorial, we learn how to make eggplant parmesan. You will need: mozzarella, red pepper paste, diced tomatoes, eggplant, garlic, mushrooms. First, chop up the garlic and add it to a hot pan with olive oil. After this, add in thick slices of eggplant and cook on both sides. Now, cut your mushrooms into quarters and then toss into the pan. After this, dice two tomatoes and place them into the pan as well. Add in your canned diced tomatoes and cover the pan. After a few minutes, spread y...