How To: Cook sautéed kale with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper

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...

How To: Make an old fashioned chow-chow or pickle relish

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!

How To: Make traditional spicy Kimchi

Explore authentic Korean cuisine without having to go to Korea with help from this cooking tutorial! In this video, learn how to make a delicious spicy kimchi with help from a delicious recipe. Watch on to find out to make an authentic kimchi, sure to appease your taste buds!

How To: Make traditional sauer kraut

From VidVend we learn, in this video, how to make a traditional old style German sauerkraut. The first step, and this is the most fundamental thing with sauerkraut we are told, is to salt your cabbage. Then, with your salt and cabbage mixed into a large bowl, you must compress it, in this instance this is done by putting a plate over top the cabbage, and then adding a weight on top of that. After a few hours, the cabbage is then rinsed, and cooked for 45 minutes with white pepper, juniper ber...

How To: Peel a potato with Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island

Dawn Wells, aka Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island, demonstrates a unique way to peel an Idaho potato...without the use of a potato peeler! Watch this video tutorial from Idaho Potatoes to learn how to use a knife to peel a potato, but not just a knife... you'll boil the potato then dunk it in ice cold water. Then the peel just slides off!

How To: Peel tomato skin off

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to peel tomato skin off. Before peeling the tomato skin, users will need to have a boiling pot of water. Begin by cutting a little X-shape onto the tomato. Then put the tomato into the boiling water. Let it boil for about 20 seconds. Then take out the tomato and peel it where you cut the X-shape. Peeling a tomato is not common and difficult to do without boiling. People may choose to peel tomatoes to make tomato pies, marinara sauce or stewed tomatoes...

How to Make Indian food: Arvee

This video teaches you to make a vegan Indian dish, Arvee. In English, Arvee is called "Tara Root." First peel the tara root, then slice thinly, wash and drain for an hour. For the spices, you will need a teaspoon of salt, a teaspoon of Achar Masala spice mixture, a quarter-teaspoon of turmeric, a quarter-teaspoon of grated ginger, two green chillies, thinly sliced, and a pinch of dried cumin seeds. You will also need canola oil. Take a large pressure-cooker and add 4 tablespoons of canola oi...

How To: Make mushroom cannelloni & goat cheese tarragon sauce

In this tutorial, we learn how to make mushroom cannelloni and goat cheese tarragon sauce. Ingredients are: 1 pack pasta sheets, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, 1.5 lb sliced fresh mushrooms, 1 diced red onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 1/4 c chopped tarragon, 1/2 c red wine, 1/2 c chopped and toasted walnuts, 1/4 c diced sun-dried tomatoes, 1 tbsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, 2 c (35%) cream, 1/2 c goat cheese, and 1 c grated mozzarella cheese. First, prepare your pasta in a separate pot. After this, heat oil i...

How To: Make Mexican corn on the cob

Today we are going to learn how to make corn on the cob the Mexican way. Make sure you get sweet corn from the market. It is also possible to make this recipe using loose corn. Add some salt and some butter to boiling water and boil the corn cobs. When the corn is cooked, spread some mayonnaise on it. It is delicious to add some cream to some mayonnaise to spread on the corn. Then, sprinkle on some cheese powder and some chili powder and enjoy!

How To: Make a beet salad with toasted pumpkin seeds

Cynthia from CookusInterruptus.com shows users how to make a "Beet Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds". She begins by extolling the health benefits of beets (known as beetroots in the UK), particularly their cancer-preventing properties. The recipe calls for the use of the whole beet, including the greens, that is the leafy top of the beet (which is usually discarded). The greens are first removed, and then the beets are pressure cooked for 15-20 minutes (although Cynthia notes that simmering o...

How To: Make a frittata and hash brown casserole

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a frittata and hash brown casserole. First, preheat the oven at 350 and measure out 1 c chopped onion, 1/2 c chopped green onions, can of mushroom soup, 1 c shredded cheese, and 1 bag shredded hash browns. Now, saute the onions and peppers in oil in a skillet over high heat for five minutes. After this, add in the rest of the ingredients and then cook until well combined. From here, place in a casserole dish and put in the oven, then cover with foil. Nex...

How To: Prepare and a butternut squash for cooking

Learn to prepare butternut squash for cooking! It is a nutrient rich, low calorie food. When you buy your squash, make sure its free of blemishes and looks healthy. This is very important. At home, feel free to store it however you like, but it does fine in room temperature, non humid places. Lay it down on its side and slice off the ends, this will make it easier to. Peel! Peel using either a knife or a vegetable peeler, as this will give you a nice smooth surface. Slice the squash in half l...

How To: Make vegan tarka daal

This video teaches how to make vegan tarka daal, an Indian dish using pulses. Cook the beans thoroughly and mash them (this is the daal), then add some fried onions and spices (this is the tarka). Cook daal, wash and chop an onion, and wash and chop a tomato. Collect spices like cumin, coriander, paprika powder, and curry masala. Fry the onions in oil, then add the chopped tomato and fry for a couple minutes. Then add the spices and keep frying for a couple more minutes. Next, add the mixture...

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: 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: 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...

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