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...
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...
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.
No one like wilted vegetables. No need to scrap the lettuce next time it’s looking like it’s seen better days, try throwing it in a cold bath with some lemon and put back in the fridge. Your lettuce will emerge refreshed and ready for use.
Watch this how to video to learn how to make a delicious okra stew. For this recipe you will need:
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.
Many people consider lima beans (also known as butter beans) boring, but here’s a way to make lima beans curry that will spruce up this usually ignored vegetable. When combined with whole grains such as rice, lima beans provide virtually fat-free high quality protein and a very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber. Watch this how to video to learn how to prepare Indian style lima bean curry.
This coleslaw tastes a lot like KFC coleslaw. It is so good, if you like fast food. Check out this how-to video on wonderhowto.com to make coleslaw in your home that tastes like you had to wait in a drive through to get it.
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.
This recipe is inspired by Francis Mallmann's book "seven fires" Creating a simple and elegant dish on the grill, cooked over coals.
This video shows the method to cook spaghetti squash in the microwave. Take a winter squash and punch some holes in it with a knife. Put it in the microwave for 20 minutes. After every five minutes, take the squash out and turn it after checking whether it is cooked or not. You can also take a crock pot with couple of cups of water and put the squash in it for 6 to 9 hours. After this, cut the squash along its length. Use the spaghetti lifter and remove the seeds. Now take out the spaghetti w...
This video shows you how to make Brussels sprouts with bacon, almonds, and cream. You'll need 300 grams of Brussels sprouts, 10 grams of butter, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 100 grams of diced smoked bacon, 10 grams of flaked almonds, 100 ml. of double cream, the zest and the juice of 1 lemon, and some salt and pepper to taste. First, trim and chop the sprouts and drop them into a pot of boiling water. Simmer for 5 or 6 minutes, until they're almost cooked. Drain the sprouts and put them aside ...
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.
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.
Anuja and Hetal of Show Me The Curry demonstrate how to make an Indian vegetarian dish called Brussels Sprouts Subzi.
Rajma-Chawal is a combination that is ‘to-die-for’. The best rajma (kidney beans) and chawal (rice) can be had at the obscure stores alongside the highways all over North India. Watch this how to video to learn how to make an kidney been curry.
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.
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.
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!
WonderHowTo favorite Foodwishes celebrates their 500th video with a tutorial on carving a potato ball in a potato box. Thanks, Chef John!
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.
How to prepare bok choy for Chinese food
Trying to stay away from carbs but love starches? Why not try some spaghetti squash instead of all that pasta? Spaghetti squash is easy to prepare and can be garnished just like you would with pasta or potatoes.
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.
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...
Developing your knife skills are the true way to becoming a better cook, or chef, in the kitchen. And lesson 101 for developing those knife skills are dicing, slicing and mincing. In this video, chef Jason Hill shows you the techniques that he uses for dicing and slicing onions and mincing shallots.
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.
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!
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...
In this video, he takes us through the process of preparing the Santa Fe Spring Rolls. The recipe was done from the Hard Rock cafe, New Delhi. The video contains the explained way about how to prepare the Spring rolls step by step.
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.
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.
Ever try and make french fries at home? How did they turn out? In this tutorial, I will show you how to make amazing french fries at home.
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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.
If you're not a fan of warm or hot carrots, it's probably because you haven't tried the right ones. These oven-roasted carrots are sure to change your mind about warmed up carrots. This recipe from Katie Barszcz is almost dessert-like, which makes it the perfect side dish for a Thanksgiving feast.
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...
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.
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.
If we could we would totally eat baked potatoes every day. Tender and fluffy, they taste great alone and also topped with favorites like bacon bits, sour cream, scallions, and really whatever else suits your fancy.