No food gets us more in happy mood than potatoes. Whether it's potatoes with sour cream, potatoes with bacon, potatoes chopped into batons and sprinkled with salt for french fries, or potatoes mashed up and sprinkled with chives, we simply love 'em!
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...
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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
This recipe from Hippy Gourmet demonstrates how to make gluten-free samosas. He peels some boiled russet potatoes. He then crumbles the potatoes and adds thawed frozen peas, coriander, cayenne, and turmeric. He mashes it up with his hands. He removes the seeds from a pomegranate by putting it in a bowl of water and letting the seeds float to the bottom. He mixes in the seeds along with some salt into the potato mixture. To make the dough, he uses gluten free garbanzo flour mixed with baking p...
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.
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.
It’s the chop of choice for almost any vegetable—from basic oblongs and spheroids, like garlic, onions, and potatoes, to the more irregular oddities, like mushrooms, rhubarb, and sun-dried tomatoes.
How to prepare bok choy for Chinese food
Ever worry about your breath after eating an onion? Well, follow along as food editor Ian Knauer gives us a trick on how to get rid of the dreaded onion breath.
Watch this how to video to learn how to make a delicious okra stew. For this recipe you will need:
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.
Funeral potatoes are definitely not as depressing as they sound. These interestingly named spuds are actually a mess of creamy, cheesy deliciousness. Unlike their namesakes, you will have a smile on your face the entire time you are at this 'funeral'.
Follow along as Chef David Musial gives us instructions on how to cook and serve an artichoke. -First, start by taking off some of the lower leaves.
Chole(chick peas)cooked with tomato puree, cumin seed, ajwain seed, chat masala,chilli powder and coriander powder. Very tasty and popular Indian food made for special occasions and also regaular meals, we're sure you'll enjoy rawalpindi chole or chick pea curry.
How to make, Phalli Aaloo Sabzi, (or for English speakers, this translates to Green Beans), has instructions from beginning to the serving of this Pakistani vegetable dish. There are more than beans to this dish, including onion, tomato, garlic, and assorted other middle eastern spices. This is quite a spicy dish, as it includes ground red pepper as one of the seasonings. The ingredients are all cooked in one pan which makes it quite simple, and a novice cook should have no problems making th...
How to baton vegetables is shown in this video.
This how-to video is about how to make Paksitani style "Aaloo palak.‚" Ingredients needed:
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.
In Texas Throw 'Em 2, Chris ups the ante by cutting multiple carrots with a single card.
Dede demonstrates a traditional Mediterranean dish known as Malfouf, or Stuffed Cabbage. In addition to cabbage, the recipe calls for white long grain rice, ground beef, minced garlic, tomato sauce, butter, lemon juice, salt and black pepper.
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.
Roasted beets just aren't the same without their skins, so make sure you follow this recipe for roasting beets, which are easy to make at home. Lynne Viera simply roasts local red and yellow beets with olive oil, salt and pepper. The sugars in these vibrant root vegetables concentrate during roasting, yielding a perfect, nutritional addition to any appetizers, salads or sides.
Bhavna shows us how to store ginger, garlic and green chili paste. The demonstration is done with ginger. Cut the ginger into small pieces. Skin can be left on or if you prefer you can remove the skin. Put the pieces of ginger into the food processor and blend. After the ginger has blended, remove and put into a bowl. Add lots of salt for freezing. Fold the salt into the ginger. Place into plastic containers for freezing. The same process is done for garlic and green chilies. When you are rea...
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.
Who says you can't have sausage if you are a vegetarian? This sausage recipe is a must have! Learn how to make this spicy Italian vegetarian sausage for your family tonight.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make cauliflower au gratin. First, cut the cauliflower into large florets, removing most of the stem to maximize the flavor. Wash out the vegetable thoroughly, then soak in vinegar and water overnight. After this, cook in boiling water for a few minutes, until it's slightly soft. Pour melted butter into a casserole dish, then drain your cauliflower and place it into the dish. Now, sprinkle parmesan cheese, bŽchamel sauce, and lots of cheese onto the cauliflow...
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.
Despite their prevalance in many all-American dishes (like grits with bacon and eggs), grits are actually of Native American origin. Hailing from the Southwest region, grits are made from coarsely ground corn and resemble a white porridge.
Prepare easy vegan Indian aloo phujia that serves 4 people. It takes 8 minutes to prep and 25 minutes to cook.
Ingredients: 1 lb sweet potato, sliced crosswise about 1.5 cm thick (Asian sweet potato is preferred)
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...
Yes we know that there's been a huge food revolution (thanks in no small part to Jamie Oliver) championing growing your own sustainable food and eating fresh and well. However, how can you deny that your tongue doesn't salivate when you walk past an In-n-Out?
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!
Steaming is the best way to cook vegetables because it keeps the vegetable's nutrients, taste, texture and color intact. This how to video goes over the step-by-step process to steam vegetables.
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...
This tutorial video will show you how to make your own tendon, which is a Japanese tempura rice bowl.