How To: Prepare Indian style lima beans curry

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.

How To: Cook kale, collard, mustard, or turnip greens

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cook cook kale, collard, mustard or turnip greens. The ingredients required are: frozen greens, chopped onion, chopped carrot, chopped celery, 2 cloves of garlic and 1 1/2 cups of chicken stock. Begin by putting the frozen greens into a pan and then add all the ingredients into the pan. To add flavor, add in 1/2 tsp of salt, 1/4 tsp of pepper, 1/4 tsp of freshly grounded nutmeg and 1/2 tsp of grounded mustard. Then cook it at low heat for 3 hours. ...

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: Make Whole Roasted Garlic Cloves

In this video, we learn how to roast garlic. Roasted garlic is a grea thing to have for several different recipes that adds an extra something to anything! To do this, grab a saucepan and place raw garlic into it, then pour some olive oil over it. You will now put the garlic into a preheated oven at 300 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Once it's done, you will pull it out of the oven and it will be golden brown. If you don't want to use the garlic right away, set it in olive oil and place it into t...

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: Make Indian tindora vegetable

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.

How To: Make Korean apple kimchi

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.

How To: Dry and freeze vegetables and herbs

Southwest Yard and Garden shows viewers how to dry and freeze vegetables and herbs. First, you need to wash your hands for at least 20 minutes. You can dry herbs in a whole form so the flavor stays strong. First, just wash off your herbs, put them on a cookie sheet and allow them to dry. Once they are dry, you can package them into small jars or containers! When you are drying fruits you should also store them in the freezer for 72 hours so prevent bugs. Want to make sure your pepper is hole ...

How To: Make scalloped potatoes with onions and green peppers

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: Cook fresh pumpkin flowers

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...

How To: Make hash browns with tomatoes

Nicko demonstrates how to make hash browns using tomatoes. The ingredients used are potatoes, grape tomatoes, spinach, salt, pepper, and vegetable oil. The potatoes first must be grated while the spinach and tomatoes seasoned with salt and pepper are combined and fried so they are wilted down. The excess moisture in the grated potatoes must be squeezed out in order to allow them to be easily fried. A flat, palm-sized lump of hash browns must be put into the oil to help seal them together unti...

How To: Easily serve veggies in ramekins

If you're hosting a dinner party or get together with friends or family, using ramekins. If you don't know what they are, ramekins are small glazed ceramic or glass serving bowls. They range in different sizes, colors, and sometimes shapes. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to easily serve veggies using a ramekin. Enjoy!

How to Make Indian food: Mooli (raddish)

This video describes how easy to make a pure vegetarian Indian food called Mooli. For this, take 2 bunches of red radish cleaned and washed. The other ingredients are 2 garlic pieces, about 5 green chillies, 2 big tomatoes, 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Then put the pressure cooker on the stove with a little bit of water in it and put the steamer in the pressure cooker. Put the radish, tomatoes, green chillies to the steamer and then cook them for 8 minutes. Remembe...

How To: Make Indo Chinese szechuan green beans

Chef's Anuja and Hetal from Show Me the Curry! teach you how to make an amazing green bean dish called Szechuan Green Beans. Carefully add beans to a medium sized pan filled with the oil contents. Make sure green beans are coated with oil and cook until for 20 minutes until soft. Use a small pan and lightly toast the sesame seeds. Place beans on plate. Place the rest of the ingredients: soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and chili sauce in sauce pan to cook. Replace the beans in pan and allow to coat...

How To: Make Pakistani moong ki fry daal

In the video, the narrator went over how to make a dish called Moong ki fry daal. The first thing she did was go over all of the ingredients that would go into the dish. After she went over the ingredients, she combined the first ones needed into a pan with boiling water. After this was well mixed, she added all of the other ingredients slowly. Eventually all of her ingredients went into the pan, and the narrator had a tasty meal. By watching this video, a person would be benefited with knowi...

How To: Make roasted asparagus in the oven

Slim stalks of asparagus just scream of spring. Blanching or steaming has long been the cooking method of choice for these tender spears, though all that moisture can leach out the bright green color and make asparagus stringy, even mushy. Roasting or grilling asparagus concentrates the sweet, green-ness of the vegetable and adds a crispy, caramelized crunch that makes it irresistible.

How To: Make crispy and seasoned hash browns

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.

How To: Prepare carrots

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...

How To: Make Indian vegetarian shammi kabab

In this video, we learn how to make Indian vegetarian shammi kebab. You will first need to mash a green plantain that has been boiled first. Next, add oil to a pan and then add black cumin, chopped onions, salt, chopped green chilies, turmeric powder, chopped mint leaf, chick peas, coriander powder, red chili powder, and mix together. Then, add in your plantains and salt, then chopped coriander. Continue to mix this all together while on low heat, then mash the mixture until well combined. No...

How To: Prepare a crudite

In this video, Skinny and Mini teach us how to prepare a crudite. This is a vegetable display for your guests. First, you can chop up all of your different vegetables. Some ideas include: carrots, celery, peppers, mushrooms, and broccoli. A good tip is to blanch your broccoli before you serve it and wipe off your mushrooms. Serve this to your guests with several types of dipping sauces to experiment with flavors. You can also be creative and make your own types of dipping sauces. This is a gr...

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