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.
If you need to make lots of frosting flowers (such as for decorating a wedding cake), you can make many of the flowers ahead of time and then let them air dry before putting them on your cake. This video shows you how to make hydrangeas, gardenias, roses and Gerber daisies out of buttercream frosting.
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.
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...
A few minutes after your peel or slice apples, they start to turn brown. In this tutorial, Betty invites you into her kitchen and shows you how to make lots of apples in advance and keep them fresh and colorful for hours. Yum!
Chris Cosentino, executive chef of Incanto and founder of Boccalone, loves to use cuts of offal in his cuisine. Here, Chris uses a razor, a blowtorch, and a carving knife to butcher a whole pig’s head, which he uses to make porchetta di testa (a salami made from the meat and skin from a pig’s head). Squeamish viewers beware: It gets graphic.
In this edition of Titli's Busy Kitchen, Titli Nihaan shows us how to make a cheese and onion pie. This is a great comfort food and it's really quick and easy to make. Here's what you'll need: 400 grams sliced onions, 400 grams grated cheese, 500 grams of pastry (we're using ready-made pastry), and 2 eggs. Put the onions in a pot and add just enough water to cover them. Bring that to a boil. When it comes to a boil, turn the heat down and simmer gently for 10 minutes. This softens the onions ...
This how-to video teaches a very simple method of making sugar paste (fondant)butterflies for your cake decorating needs. You'll want some food coloring, some shortening, and a flat surface. Watch the video, follow the steps and get ready to spread your wings! Come on, who doesn't like butterflies? Everyone loves them, even if they get a bad rap for causing natural disasters on the other side of the world. Buterflies. Cakes. They go together like socks and shoes, but they're pretty and can ea...
Love espresso but don't feel like giving your arm and leg to Starbucks? Well, your prayers have been answered! This great video details the steps needed to make an amazing Cafe' Cortado. I can see it now, you're salivating, and your wallet is thanking you too!
The video shows Chef Doug Miller and Chuck love in their take on doing a sumptuous blueberry and pumpkin pie or a Blumpkin pie. The duo chefs shows us a different take on a blumpkin pie by showing two different sets of blumpkin pie, a chocolate crust and a graham cracker crust pie. For the chocolate crust blumpkin pie: Make a chocolate pie crust and place it in a pie pan. Prepare a pumpkin filling and place it in the crust by spreading it evenly. Fill the crust halfway. Add the fresh blueberr...
Dirt cake starts by making a large package of chocolate pudding according to the recipe on the box. Then when the pudding is cool mix in a tub of cool whip. For the crust, freeze Oreo, or other chocolate sandwich cookies overnight, then use a food processor or blender to crush them. They can also be crushed using a hammer and large plastic bag. Put a layer of cookie crumbs on the bottom of the pan, and put some gummy worms on top of the crust. Pour the pudding and cream mix over the crust and...
In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make a chocolate yule log with Sandra Lee. You will need a chocolate cream roll for this. Take some whip topping, put one teaspoon of vanilla and very gently stir it up. What the vanilla does is it cuts the packaged taste. Now spread this all over the cake and on the front and back; nice and thick. Clean off the edges and round them off like a log. Take a fork and drag it along the length of the log all around. With the knife, make spirals at ...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make Spicy Octopus Sushi. You will need nori, rice, masago, scallions, spicy sauce, tempura flakes, wasabi, lettuce, avocado, octopus, a table spoon and a mixing bowl. You will first roll up two balls of sushi rice into 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap the balls with a third of a 1/2 sheet of nori. Close the ends with some rice to make the ends stick. Grab a small mixing container and spoon and add a small palm full of tempura to it. Add a few pinches...
Use these steps and you will be able to open up a pomegranate, mess-free! *Select pomegranates by weight not color!* Remember the heavier they are the more juice they contain! Here is how to open a pomegranate: mess free! Cut the crown of the pomegranate off - (the top of it). Take your knife and cut through the membrane of the pomegranate (the middle). Get a bowl of water and separate the seeds from the membrane inside the bowl. The seeds will sink to the bottom, and scoop out the membrane w...
Ingredients: 1/2 kg Minced Beef
Learn how to make the world's best instant iced tea using the 3-4-5 method. Just in time for summer, but great all year around. Enjoy this refreshing iced tea recipe that ready in three minutes.
Are you tired of making the same old thing for dinner every night? You could make some very exotic Japanese restaurant inspired Octopus Sushi. A Japanese chef shows viewers how to take a whole octopus and cut it into pieces perfect for adding to your sushi rolls. Octopus in this recipe is served raw and cold but you can cook up your octopus if you would like. Many people eat cooked octopus and it would be quite an exciting Monday night dinner.
In this "Baking with Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make bread sculptures. They assemble a star and a grape cluster. Make bread sculptures.
An egg omelette may seem like an easy feat, but you'd be surprised how easy it is to make an omelette crumble and break! In this video conducted by Good To Know, learn how to prepare an omelette the right way! ... The way that keeps it in one piece!
The trouble with decorating cupcakes vs. cakes is that cupcakes offer a much more limited amount of space on which to pour on decor. But perhaps this just means you have to miniaturize everything.
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.
Set the packaged roast on the kitchen counter. Let the roast warm to room temperature for an hour or more. This helps it to cook evenly.
Corinne Trang, author of Noodles Every Day, explains that contrary to popular belief, fish sauce doesn't last forever. As soon as you open the bottle, the air gets to it and it starts fermenting again.
In this episode of Panlasang Pinoy, we are taken through the steps of how to make custard cake. The episode provides a shopping list of ingredients that are easy to find at any grocery store. Each step of the baking process is covered from mixing the ingredients and preparing the 9x13 pan to baking the cake. For an easy to follow recipe and guide to making fresh Filipino-style custard cake, follow the steps in this video.
The Muffelata has been called the King of Sandwiches, and is a classic New Orleans style sandwhich. This tutorial shows you how to start with the right bread, and then construct your own delicious muffelata with mortadella, cheese, olives and whatever else strikes your fancy. Make your own New Orleans style muffelata sandwich.
Wings work for any occasion. They are the perfect snack for parties, sporting events, summer BBQs and picnics and so much more. These tasty little chicken wings are perfectly fried and perfectly messy. Check out this tutorial and don't forget the napkins!
In order to prepare this meal you will need you get a large Boston butt pork roast around seven pounds. In a small dish combine, one tablespoon of salt, half a teaspoon of black pepper, half a teaspoon of garlic powder, and a teaspoon of thyme. Mix the seasonings together and sprinkle it over the roast. After each side has an even coat of the seasoning, rub the seasoning into the meat with your hands. Preheat the oven 425 degrees and place the roast onto a roasting pan with the bottom side do...
Chinese food is delicious, but it isn't very healthy and can be quite expensive. In this video, Betty adds a Southern touch to a traditional Asian dish and makes vegetables with a soy sauce gravy. The veggies are good for you and filling, and the gravy gives them a nice, hearty texture. Enjoy this dish anytime, and if veggies aren't enough for you - toss in some chicken or seafood, or even noodles and create your own delicious meal!
Learn how to make a perfectly homemade whipped cream by Insightful Nana. Put the bowl and the beater on the freezer to chill. Pour 1 cup of cream into the bowl, whip the cream until it gets firm. Add 3 tablespoons of sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla into the cream, mix it. Whip the mixture together until you get soft peaks. You can use any type of flavors or extracts.
In this tutorial, we learn how to cook soul food style string beans. First, drain all the water out of the can of green beans. Then, leave half the liquid in another can of green beans. Put them all into a pan, then add 2 tbsp olive oil along with salt, pepper, garlic powder, seasoned salt, onion powder, and soy sauce. Then, add in 2 tbsp of butter to the string beans. Add as much or as little of the seasoning to the beans as you'd like and just let it heat up. When finished and hot, serve an...
Some hate the idea of sashimi, but others love it. If you love sushi, this is the dish for you. It's a Japanese meal of bite-sized raw fish, usually eaten with soy sauce and horseradish paste. And sashimi can be a very simple dish to create, but there are important things to learn about cutting the fish fillet, so check out these tips.
Not only does this salad look and taste great, but it's also great for you too! Each serving has: 351 calories, 30 grams of protein, 29 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of fat. No one will know this one is actually good for you!
Pretty cookies can't exist without icing. Sure, plain, undecorated cookies are nice and taste great, but adding even just that one coat of royal icing takes the experience from tasty to sugar fantasy.
This video shows you how to properly set up and use a wood chip smoking box on a gas grill.
You've cooked hard boiled eggs and made scrambled eggs in a pan. Now try making a scrambled egg omelet in a wok. Watch this how-to video as our host shows you how to heat up a wok and scramble two eggs with fish sauce for a perfect breakfast omelet.
This recipe is inspired by Francis Mallmann's book "seven fires" Creating a simple and elegant dish on the grill, cooked over coals.
Start out by getting a large brisket and a large Boston pork butt preferably never frozen. You will also need some large Ziploc freezer bags. Marinade the Boston butt with Allegro marinade and tenderizer. Marinade the brisket with Cookwells all natural garlic and molasses marinade. That is two different meats in two different bags. Use all of the marinade contents of each bottle to really add flavor, then seal up the bags and burp out the air. Let the meat marinade in the refrigerator for twe...
Julia Child and her guest demonstrate how to make a Virginia stuffed turkey leg filled with mushroom and ham stuffing. This recipe pairs with asparagus and grits. Make Virginia stuffed turkey leg.
Fondant is an indispensible tool for pastry chefs, and not because they're good at satisfying a sweet tooth. Smooth in consistency and rolling out just like dough, fondant is often used to cover professional cakes and to make miniature cake decorations.
A cranberry glaze can be used to make your turkey look scrumptously sexy and polished to a Midas glow. The glaze also adds succulent tart flavor to the richness and density of your turkey meat.