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...
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.
Ingredients: 1 lb sweet potato, sliced crosswise about 1.5 cm thick (Asian sweet potato is preferred)
Oceanmist presents a way to cook with long stem artichokes, which will provide you, the customer and consumer, more bang for your buck. To begin preparing the artichokes, you want to cut off the bottom of the stem, and then peel the stem with a vegetable peeler until you reach the pale green flesh of the stem. Once done, you can choose to either cut the stem into large pieces or bite size coin pieces. Also, you can grill the stem or cut it up and use it in stir fry, salads, or stews just as r...
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.
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.
Your normally don't think as butternut squash as decadent, but this recipe will change your mind. Your tastebuds will love this divine squash casserole. Follow along and learn how to bake butternut squash gratin. This cookig how-to video is part of Everyday Italian show hosted by Giada De Laurentiis. Italians are masters at transforming simple, everyday ingredients into dishes that are quick, healthy and satisfying. On Everyday Italian, Giada De Laurentiis shares updated versions of homey rec...
We enjoy eating Indian food because unlike American staples (hot dogs, french fries, burgers), Indian food gets its rich flavor from spices, not excessive genetically modified oil. This means that Indian food is not only healthier, but because spices like tumeric, cumin, ginger, and red chili pepper are often used, also contains busloads of antioxidants.
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.
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!
In this video, we learn how to make mashed potatoes with Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart First, skin your potatoes until the skin is completely off of the potatoes. Then, cut your potatoes into chunks and place into a mixer with a stick of butter. Then, add in 8 oz of cream cheese to the mixture while keeping the mixer going. Add in 1/4 cup of milk and 1/4 c of cream along with salt to taste. Keep beating the mixture until they are really soft and creamy. These are great to serve during the hol...
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.
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.
In order to make Home Fries with Red Potatoes, you will need the following ingredients: 2 pounds red potatoes, 2 onions, 2 tablespoons butter, paprika, and oil.
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.
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...
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.
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?
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.
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.
How to prepare bok choy for Chinese food
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...
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.
Can we get enough of bell peppers? We think not. Satisfying on their own and offering a slightly sweet, crunchy texture when tossed with other foods, bell peppers are one of those rare foods which are both delicious and healthy.
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.
If you're not a fan of warm or hot carrots, it's probably because you haven't tried the right ones. These oven-roasted carrots are sure to change your mind about warmed up carrots. This recipe from Katie Barszcz is almost dessert-like, which makes it the perfect side dish for a Thanksgiving feast.
Sweet potatoes are served by the ton on Thanksgiving, but these juicy and candied root vegetables are just as enjoyable the rest of the year with the right recipe.
Pat and Gina are on a mission: wholesome, hearty soul food that'll fill you up. Like this recipe for fried green beans. This cooking how-to video is part of Down Home with the Neelys show hosted by Gina Neely. Pat and Gina Neely and their family own and operate some of Tennessee's best, and devilishly delicious, barbecue restaurants. But when they are relaxing at home in Memphis, they love to create tasty dishes their whole family can enjoy. Now they're ready to share secrets from their famou...
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.
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.
Here is a healthy and flavorful recipe for roasted vegetables that is perfect to make while your preparing your main course because this dish goes with just about anything. This video goes through how to prepare beets, carrots and make a balsamic vinegar and honey glaze to create this colorful side dish.
Learn how to make this delicious sweet potato crunch casserole, which can be either a dessert or a side dish. Depends on what you consider creamy sweet potatoes with pecan-brown sugar topping. You can serve this sweet potato recipe warm, at room temperature or cold, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This is a killer dish!
Aaloo cholay sabzi or potato chickpea is a traditional Pakistani dish. It is a delicious, spicy concoction that is actually quite easy to prepare. No matter where in the world you are from, you will love this healthy dish with a Middle Eastern flair.
In this video, we learn how to cook country style green beans. To start, you will need to purchase two cans of green beans, it doesn't matter what style you buy, whatever you like. From here, pour the green beans and all the liquid into a sauce pan. Now, add in 1 tbsp oil (whatever kind you like) into the pan along with one packet of Goya ham flavored seasoning. This will season your dish as if 1/4 lb of smoked country ham has been added. Sprinkle this in and then heat it up and stir. When fi...
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.
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.
There are a lot of variations to stuffed peppers. Try this recipe for our version of peanut stuffed peppers made with mild and flavorful Anaheim peppers. They are great appetizer or snack idea. Roll one up in a Chapati and enjoy it on the go! Watch this how to video to learn how to stuff them.
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.
One of the easiest ways to cook potatoes is by simply throwing them on the fire. Okay, you don' want to throw them directly in the flame, but in the coals, it cooks them perfectly. What better time to roast potatoes than when you've got something cooking on a grill or in your smoker? Mark Patuto shares his tips for foil-wrapping your spuds and tossing them on the fire. Doesn't get any easier. They'll pick up the smoky-scented goodness from whatever you've got cooking. And clean-up? None!