Hot Vegetable Recipes How-Tos

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: 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: Make samosa chaat

Chef Sanjay Thumma from VahRehVah teaches how to make Samosa Chaat. Ingredients: 1 tbsp butter, 1 tsp. channa masala, 1 tsp. chat masala, 1 bunch coriander leaves, 1 tsp. coriander powder, 1 tsp. cumin powder, 2 tsps. green chutney, 1 onion chopped, 1 tsp. red chili powder, salt, 2 number samosa, sweet chutney, 1 tomato, diced water, 1 cup White Peas/Garbanzo. Boil White peas. Set aside. In a pan, add butter, peas, onions, and tomatoes. Cook till soft. Add salt, red chili, cumin, coriander, c...

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: Make a red cabbage pulao

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make a red cabbage pulao. Ingredients for this recipe are ¾ cup finely chopped red cabbage, ¾ cup basmati rice, one teaspoon each of ginger, garlic and chili paste, olive oil and rice seasoning vinegar. Heat up two tablespoons of olive oil in a pan and add the red cabbage. Add one teaspoon each of ginger, garlic and chili paste. Stir well so that all the ingredients are mixed well. Wash and drain the rice, add it to the pan and stir it. Add ...

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 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: Make raw veggie burgers in a dehydrator

Raw dishes often entail food that is unprocessed and uncooked. This how-to video will show you great raw recipes to make at home in a dehydrator. Watch and learn how to prepare a raw veggie burger. All you need for this burger recipe is: sunflower seeds, flax seeds, celery, red bell peppers, salt, oregano, water and onion.

How To: Pickle jalapeno and Anaheim peppers at home

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.

How To: Make Indian style pickled jalapenos

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.

How To: Cook pan-seared asparagus with lemon and balsamic

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook pan-seared asparagus with lemon and balsamic. First, trim the bottom of the asparagus, then sprinkle it with salt and olive oil. After this, push some foil down onto a casserole pan. After this, sear the asparagus but don't cook it all the way. Now, pour in vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper into the foil. Once the asparagus is seared, put it into the foil and wrap it up. Then, let this sit for five minutes and unwrap it. After a few minut...

How To: Fry squash and zucchini

In this tutorial, we learn how to fry squash and zucchini. Start out by washing your vegetables, then cutting them into thin slices. After this, beat a couple of eggs in a bowl and then pour this mixture over your vegetables so that each piece is coated with it. Sprinkle in salt and pepper then keep mixing up the vegetables. Now, heat up a pan with grease and olive oil until it's hot. Now, dip your vegetables into a flour bath and set them in the grease. Fry them for a few minutes until they ...

How To: Make homemade fried green tomatoes

In this video, we learn how to make fried green tomatoes. First, grab several green tomatoes and cut them into 1/2 inch slices. Put the slices onto a rack, let them sit for 15 minutes. Now, in a bowl mix your breading mix. Add 1/2 cornmeal and 1/2 breadcrumbs and add black pepper, cayenne, 1/2 tsp of salt and mix it together. In a separate bowl mix two eggs and a tbsp of milk together. To coat the tomatoes, put them into a bowl of flour, then the egg mixture and then finally the corn meal/bre...

How To: Cut up a cabbage

This video is a demonstration of the proper way to cut up a cabbage. Large vegetables like cabbage can be hard to cut up because they are so big and tend to move around on the cutting surface. The first thing to do is to create a flat surface, so make it safer to cut. Cut the whole cabbage in half holding the end of the core on top. Cut the core out of each half in a big V shape. Cut it in half again to make quarters. Take the cabbage apart so that you can flatten it out and cut thin slices f...

How To: Make a portobello mushroom steak with roasted garlic

YouTube user aVeganCookingShow shows how to prepare a portobello mushroom and mashed potatoes. First, he makes the mushroom marinade. Chop four cloves of garlic and a quarter onion. Combine these in a bowl with a quarter cup of olive oil and a quarter cup of balsamic vinegar. Remove the stems of three portobello mushrooms and place the caps in the marinade and let it sit for about an hour. Roast a clove of garlic for the potatoes by cutting off the top of a clove and pouring olive oil through...

How To: Cook glazed baby carrots

Having a hard time to get your kids to eat vegetable? Here's a recipe that will get your kids to munch up healthy carrots with less persuasion. 1. Steam the baby carrots until they are tender. 2. In a frying pan, stir the butter and brown sugar, until they are melted. 3. Add the steamed carrots and shake the pan to completely coat the carrots with the butter and sugar mixture. 4. Set the heat to high and continue shaking the carrots. 5. Reduce the heat and continue cooking for 10-15 minutes o...

How To: Prepare deep fried sweet banana peppers

This video from Betty's Kitchen is a demonstration of how to cook deep fried sweet banana peppers which are popular in restaurants. She shows how to clean the peppers by cutting off the top, cutting around the core from the top, and pulling out the core. Cut the pepper in half the long way and remove the seeds. To make the batter, she uses one well-beaten egg and adds one cup of skim milk, 1/4 cup of canola oil, and one cup of self-rising flour. She heats up oil in a deep fryer, dips the pepp...

How To: Cooked southern collard greens with turkey legs

DivasCanCook shows us how to make some delicious collard greens with turkey legs, starting with washing the greens well and stripping them from the stem. Nest she tears them up and adds olive oil, half an onion and 3 cloves of garlic. Sautéing onions and garlic is next, adding 3 cups of chicken broth and a whole smoked and salted turkey leg. This is simmered for about 30 minutes. She added one teaspoon of red pepper flakes to zip it up a little! After simmering, cut the turkey from the bone a...

How To: Perk up wilted lettuce

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.

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