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How To: Truss a chicken for cooking

Leslie Green from the Hungry Housewife shows you how to truss a chicken for cooking. To begin, you need of course, a whole raw chicken. You will also need about 3 feet of twine or string. Fold the twine in half so it is even on both sides. Place the chicken on its back with its legs facing upwards toward you. Place the twine underneath the chicken, and come up around each end of the chicken legs. Tuck the chicken's wings underneath its body. Pull the twine tight, and criss cross it so it goes...

How To: Safely put out a cooking fire

Every fire needs three things to burn: heat, oxygen, and fuel. As long as those three things are met, the fire will persist. If you are cooking with grease and a fire starts, you must react fast. Grab an oven mitt, find the lid that fits the pan, and smother the fire. Slide the cover over the pan to cut off the oxygen, and turn off the burner.

How To: Understand the basics of food safety in cooking

"Foodborne illnesses are responsible for more than 75 million illnesses, more than 230,000 hospitalizations, and approximately 5000 deaths each year in the United States." In this six-part video lesson, learn about the basics of food safety in a commercial food enviornment. In the first video, three types of contamination are gone over as well as how improper handling can allow food to become dangerous to your patrons. In video two, learn about proper holding times and temperatures, and what ...

How To: Build your own sous vide rig for cooking

Sous vide, or ultra-low temperature poaching, is transformed into a safe and precise science when you create your own rig in this informative video from Cooking With Geeks entrepreneur Jeff Potter. The essential components of this cooking device are a slow cooker, a thermocouple and a temperature controller. Watch the video to see these components combine into a DiY sous vide rig.

How To: Compliment a person's cooking in Spanish

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to complement someone's cooking in perfect Spanish: "El comida esta delisiosa." Interested in learning Spanish but haven't got the time to take a weekly class? No problemo! The Internet is awash in free, high-quality video lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started using this phrase yourself, watch this helpful video guide for Spanish students.

How To: Use tools to fuel a cooking fire as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able to lead a hike, care for his own equipment, set up a campsite, and perform basic first aid.

How To: Recognize when to use a cooking fire as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able to lead a hike, care for his own equipment, set up a campsite, and perform basic first aid.

How To: Treat minor cooking burns at home

It's impossible to learn how to cook without getting burned a few times. First, learn how to avoid getting burned (like using potholders and taking care around hot stoves). If you accidentally get burned, here is how you can treat the minor burns with water and first aid supplies.

How To: Prepare a pumpkin in the oven for cooking

In this tutorial, Nancy shows us how to prepare a pumpkin to use in recipes. First, take a pumpkin and put it into a pan, then cut a hole into any part of the pumpkin. Now, position the pumpkin into the pan with the hole facing downwards. Now place the pan into the oven on 350 and cook until it's soft. There should be a lot of water in the pan, so be careful when you take it out of the oven. You can nose use this pumpkin to use into any different recipe, such as fresh pumpkin pie, pumpkin bre...

How To: Make a delicious marinade for cooking flank steak

In this video,we learn how to make marinade that is perfect for flank steak. You will need: 1/2 c soy sauce, 1/4 c brown sugar, 2 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 tsp ground ginger, pepper, 1 minced shallot, 1 minced garlic clove and sesame oil. To make this, mix all ingredients into bowl and keep mixing until they are well combined When finished, put your flank steak into a large plastic baggie. Now, pour your marinade over the steak and seal the bag, then let sit overnight. This will create a delicious ...

How To: Take microwave shortcuts when cooking potatoes

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.

How To: Compliment someone's cooking in Italian

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say that you enjoy the food (literally "this food is good") in Italian. While Italian isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task. For more information, and to get started using this useful Italian phrase yourself, watch this ...

How To: Measure cooking ingredients

Learn how to measure cooking ingredients. Some home cooks approach cooking as an art form, a splash of this, a dash of that, and soon each culinary creation is deliciously unique. Bakers are more likely to appreciate the scientific side of cooking, relying on the careful measuring of ingredients to ensure consistent results every time they prepare a recipe. To measure cooking ingredients, you'll need a glass measuring cup for liquids, and a dry measure for powders.

How To: Make vanilla ice cream without cooking

This basic Vanilla Ice Cream recipe has only 5 ingredients, requires no cooking, and with the right equipment is ready in 30 minutes. Who doesn't love Ice Cream - especially ice cream this easy, using the Donvier chiller. This stuff is a million times better than store bought. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make delicious vanilla ice cream at home.

How To: Put together a cooking kit & canteen on a budget

In this tutorial, we learn how to put together a cooking kit and canteen on a budget. To make a cheap pouch, you can take a pair of pants and cut the leg off. Then, sew one end completely and sew the other as a drawstring. To pack your kit, make sure you have an absorbent towel to help with everyday things. Also, make sure you have a cooking kit, which can be made by an empty coffee can, water bottle, empty soup can, utensils, and water bottle. The last things to include in your pouch are a p...

How To: Prepare a pork chop before cooking

In this tutorial, we learn how to prepare a pork chop before cooking. You can use this method no matter how you are cooking your pork. Whether you are grilling, baking, or frying this method will make your pork chop more tasty! First, grab your pork chop and slice on the side where the most fat lies. Slice lines on the side close to each other, then sprinkle the pork with different flavors. You can use salt, pepper, garlic salt, and many other different spices that you prefer. Spice up both s...

How To: Prepare a fresh artichoke for cooking

In this video, we learn how to prepare a fresh artichoke for cooking. The first step is to decide how many artichokes you want to cook. Take them and cook them well under cold water, and brush with a kitchen brush if you have one nearby. Now, top and tail your artichoke with a sharp knife. You can also rub the top of the vegetable with lemon to stop the artichoke from browning. Now, you can bake, steam, microwave, or boil your artichoke any way you would like. After cooking, you can store in ...

How To: Make a bohemian apron for cooking

When cooking, it's always a good idea to wear an apron. They prevent any kind of spills from ruining your clothing and can be used as a shield to proetect you from hot liquids. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding ou thow to make an apron with a bohemian style look to it. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Sear meat when cooking

Learn how to sear meat when cooking. Searing meat is the process for caramelizing the sugars and browning the proteins present in meat and poultry, creating richer color and deeper flavor, and an appealing crust. To sear meat cuts, you'll need your meat or poultry, skillet, salt, pepper, and vegetable oil.

How To: Marinade food for cooking

Learn some basic tips on how to marinade with the Rookie Cook. Watch this how to video and learn a technique that is essential if you want to be a good cook. Marinating allows you to infuse great flavor into any kind of meat. Marinades also tenderize meat making it juicy and soft. Follow along with this cooking tutorial to learn how to marinade.

How To: Make vape flour for cooking

In this tutorial, we learn how to make vape flour for cooking. You will need: vaporized cannabis, mortar, pestle, sifting screen, and containers. Start out by sifting all of your ingredients onto a paper plate, then pour them all into the bowl and start to crush down together. Continue to do this for several minutes until you get a fine powder out of this. When you are done, you can place this into a container and store until you are ready to use again. This can be used as a baking substitute...

How To: Cut potatoes for cooking

This video describes how to cut potatoes in a variety of ways for cooking. Cutting potatoes can be tricky because the regular shape of a potato causes them to roll. To avoid this problem, just cut a sliver off the side of the potato to flatten the bottom. Then proceed to cut the potato in the way that you originally planned to. The video then goes on to explain how to make perfect French fries by cutting the potato a certain way. To do so, start by cutting off the side of the potato to give y...