Did you know it was possible to peel a potato in just one second...??? This clip will show you that with a little steam and cold water, you can peel a potato in one second.
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.
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.
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.
Roasted red peppers are easy to store with this recipe treat from Rita Heikenfeld. Rita shows you how to prepare, roast and store red peppers for up to a year in your freezer. These peppers are great for pizza or pasta with their sweet taste and great red color. Watch this how-to video to learn how.
Spruce up your vegetable party trays with edible flowers! Learn how to make a vegetable flower arrangement in this free video series about unique party platters.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
What the heck are green tomatoes? They sound kind of weird, but really they're just unripe tomatoes. Green tomatoes are especially hard and taste unbelievable when they're fried.
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.
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...
Chef Elliot Prag of the Natural Gourmet Institute shows Sunita Reed how to make shiitake mushrooms taste like bacon and bring out their Umami flavor. All you need is olive oil and sea salt. Learn how to make shitake mushrooms taste like bacon - the concentrated umami flavor is key.
This how-to video is about how to make Paksitani style "Aaloo palak.‚" Ingredients needed:
These are way better than normal potato chips, big chunky cassava chips is one of the simplest recipes you can do with the cassava root. This is a delicious and simple to make Brazilian Cuisine recipe. Cassavacan be used as a replacement for potatoes, into the dough of several kinds of bread, it makes great moist cakes other desserts. And the fresh cassava is only the start. A lot of Brazilian recipes also used the dried roast cassava flour. Cassava is one of the only plants cultivated by Bra...
Blanch the snow peas then set aside. In a pan, sauté the garlic and onions.
We always cringe when we see that a recipe calls for sundried tomatoes. Not that we have anything against tomatoes, but the sundried and preserved kind is all wrinkly, odd tasting, and too sterile. These oven-dried tomatoes, however, are incredibly delicious.
This is a good dish to serve with pasta and it is easy to prepare. Ingredients you will need:
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.
It's quite unfortunate, but most of us don't possess a french fry press at home (you know, the big clamping machine with square cut shapes on the bottom to produce perfectly cut french fries at fast food joints).
Ingredients: 1 lb sweet potato, sliced crosswise about 1.5 cm thick (Asian sweet potato is preferred)
Most get their pickles from the grocery store shelf, but for those of you daring for better pickles, it's time to make your own, right in your own kitchen! It's even better if you use fresh cucumbers out of your home garden. Watch the magic of pickling spices and vinegar with cucumbers. Learn how to make these dills from Chef Keith Pooler and his assistant.
In this video, we learn how to make gnocchi with Chef Avram Wiseman. This recipe first starts off with 2 lbs of Idaho potatoes and add in 2 egg yolks after they are riced. Next add in some pepper and a couple pinches of flour and salt. Mix everything together until it's well combined and in 1 cup of flour. Now, dust your cutting board with the dough and knead the dough on the cutting board. Now, flatten out the dough and cut into gnocchi shapes and place into the freezer until the shape is ha...
Want to make your family a filling and healthy dinner but are short on time? No problem! In this tutorial, learn how to cut your cooking time in half by using the microwave. Potato expert, Patty Mastracco, shows you how to make your favorite potato dishes in less than 20 minutes using your microwave. Potatoes are delicious, healthy and filling and make great last minute dinners.
This how to cooking video shows you how to make vegetable stir fry in a light white sauce. This vegetable recipe is easy and fast to make. Use any of your favorite veggie's for this recipe. Watch this video lesson in cooking to learn how to prepare stir fry vegetables in a light white sauce.
This tutorial video will show you how to make your own tendon, which is a Japanese tempura rice bowl.
This potato and radish dish does not disappoint. Aloo Muli, an Indian favorite, is made with potatoes and radish (muli variety), and seasoned with coriander, tumeric, green chilis, and salt.
In this tutorial, we learn how to prepare celery with Skinny and Mini. First, you will clean your stalks of celery and dry them off. Then, remove the stalks one by one from the bunch and chop off the tops of them so there are no more leaves. Next, cut the stalks of celery in the middle and then chop them in half. Now, bunch the celery together and cut them into small cubes with your sharp knife. After this, repeat the process with the rest of the celery in the bunch. Use this chopped celery i...
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...
Julienne-cut vegetables is just a fancy way of saying very skinnily-cut vegetables. But chefs use the term to sound cool and professional (or at least we think so). Either way, when it comes down to food, presentation is definitely half the battle.
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...
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he shows you how to prepare balsamic beet root with roquefort. It makes a great summer salad that you can share with your kids. Cook beetroot with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay.
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...
Many regions in India have their own style of cooking kadhi, a yogurt based curry (or soup). Punjabi kadhi is easily recognizable because it has pakodas, fried dumplings made of chickpea flour. Punjabi Kadhi can be enjoyed with plain white rice or chapati. Try this tangy and delicious recipe for Punjabi Kadhi.
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...
This video shows you how to make Pakistani eggplant with yogurt sauce. You will need 3 tbsp besan (gram flour), 1/4 tsp red chili powder, 1/4 tsp salt