We've showed you how to make Butterfingers and Kit Kats, as well as custom-shaped chocolates, but have you ever thought about making your own gourmet chocolate bars?
In my opinion (and I suspect in the opinion of the masses), there is no greater snack food than potato chips. They're crunchy, they're salty, they're fried, and they're bite size; what's not to love? But I believe that, like almost all foods, potato chips can get even better. Especially if they're the most basic garden variety type of chip: sea salt.
As the days get shorter and the weather cools down, I prepare to "hibernate." I add piles of blankets to my bed, wrap myself in layers of flannel, and—most importantly—eat as if I'm storing energy for winter.
Instant ramen has been popular in the states for decades, and restaurants that serve the real thing in any variety you can imagine have been popping up everywhere in the last few years. But you don't have to go out or spend all day cooking to have a gourmet ramen experience.
If you have a local Trader Joe's, you know first-hand how enchanting the frozen aisles are—almost every item offers the promise of a delicious meal or dessert. (We're always tempted to open the package and eat the cookie butter cheesecake, stat.)
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Chef Ainsley Harriott presents an easy step by step guide to cook crispy calamari. Simple summer-inspired recipe from BBC cookery show Ainsley's Gourmet Express.
Chef Ainsley Harriott presents an easy to copy recipe for Iced Café Lattes. Simple and delicious coffee recipe from BBC cookery show Ainsley's Gourmet Express.
Whether you're making pumpkin pie or carving jack-o'-lanterns during Halloween, make sure you save those pumpkin seeds, because they're a great source of fiber and can be a tasty snack. The best thing about baking pumpkin seeds is that you can get really creative with the flavor. In this video recipe, you'll learn how to make a spicy chipotle chili pepper, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce flavored batch of roasted pumpkin seeds.
How to make a quick and easy mixed greens salad; get professional tips and advice from an expert chef on making some unique, fresh salads in this free cooking video series.
Make a gourmet pork roast in your very own kitchen! This online cooking video series has everything you need for a delicious meal and is taught by expert Chef Pamela Bowman, aka "Chef Blondie."
Learn how to make your favorite gourmet tea and coffee drinks at home and save money in this free drink recipe video series on making gourmet tee and coffee.
Learn how to bake your own delicious coffee cake recipe from our expert chef in this free baking video series on gourmet desserts and recipes.
Mac and cheese is usually categorized as a children's dish... but what about a gourmet five cheese mac & cheese? Yum! Make creamy macaroni and cheese with help from this award-winning recipe. This cheese-lovers dream includes bacon and is heavy enough for a main course! Dieters run!
In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to make gourmet dog cookie treats for your pet. This recipe is for apple cinnamon dog cookies. Ingredients are 1 apple, ¼ cup honey and water each, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup oatmeal and 11/2 cup flour. Oven temperature is 350 degrees. Cooking time is 30 minutes and again 10 minutes after flipping the cookies. Put the chopped the apple and add other ingredients except flour to a blender and blend. Pour out into a bowl and add and mix fl...
In this tutorial, we learn how to use Ramen noodles to make a gourmet salad. You will need: chicken breasts, bacon, dried beef, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, and sour cream. First, preheat your oven to 350. After this, grab your chicken breasts and wrap a piece of bacon around each piece of chicken. When finished, mix up the soups and sour cream and then pour it over the top of the chicken in a casserole dish. Place this in the oven and cook for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Now, coo...
This video shows how to make a gourmet hamburger. The hamburger meat is made from equal portions of beef tenderloin and beef brisket; the two cuts of meat are chopped by hand and a patty is formed afterwards. The beef patty is seasoned with salt and ground pepper. Olive oil is added to a hot frying pan and the burger is then added. The burger is then cooked slowly on each side until it is properly cooked; the chef shows a method of checking for doneness by comparing the firmness of the burger...
This video tells us the method to prepare a gourmet beef stroganoff. Take 3/4lb sirloin steak tip. Cover it with 1 teaspoon of soya sauce. Cover it and put in the refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes. Take 1/2 teaspoon of mustard, 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper. After this, heat 1/2 teaspoon of salad oil and let it smoke at medium high. Brown both sides of the meat. Take out the meat when the internal temperature registers 125 10 130 degrees fahrenheit. Add 1/2 lb mushrooms...
Legend has it that King Ferdinand I once disguised himself as a commoner in order to sneak into a poor neighborhood and eat pizza, a food then banned from the royal court. This video tutorial shows you how to make your own tasty pizza pie from scratch, without having to resort to clandestine behavior. Mix your dough and add the basic cheese and sauce, then toss on your favorite toppings.
Outdoor Bum teaches you how to package your favorite Chinese or Indian food for dinner at the hut.
In part this tutorial video, Lee Gray takes you out to a swamp to pick cattail shoots in the wilds of the Oregon coast. Cattails have a wonderful variety of uses.
Jill Tutland teaches the secrets of making fast and easy gourmet Mac and cheese. First peel and nicely dice the shallot and start boiling a jar of pasta in water. Now cook the shallot with some butter in a pan, simultaneously melt some butter in a soup pot and some flour to it. Now add chicken stock to the soup pot, then add some cream, milk, cheese and mix everything. Add some salt and pepper and the shallots to it. Mix the soup with the pasta and transfer them to a baking dish. Finally add ...
In this how-to video the chef puts a gourmet spin on the bacon-mushroom burger. Start by grilling the portobello mushrooms and then wrapping the ground beef around it. Top it off with some smoked grilled cheese and pancetta. Dress up your mushroom burger with some romaine lettuce and pickles.
This how to video will show you how to cook a gourmet hamburger without the cost. Learn to cook a succulent hamburger with a saffron mayo and mushrooms. For this recipe you will need: mayo, butter, shallots, portobello mushrooms, beef stock, pepper, and skirt steak beef. Serve with tomato and lettuce.
A good recipe for scrambled eggs. If you like eggs you will love this. You will need eggs, water, grated cheese, jerk seasoning to make scramble eggs in a pot gourmet style.
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Watch a Gourmet Magazine shows you how to make a classic omelet with modern utensils. If you don't have a 20-year-old black steel pan, then try this modern omelet technique from Chef Olivier Muller of DB Bistro Moderne. Make a modern French omelet with Gourmet Magazine.
Easy as 1, 2, 3. Dorm room cooking reaches new heights with this simple gourmet-esque potato chip recipe.
In this series of cooking videos you'll learn how to cook French fries in duck fat. Expert chef Brandon Sarkis shares his recipe for duck fat fries, showing you how to make them in easy-to follow, step-by-step instructions.
In this series of cooking videos, Pamela Bowman, AKA "Chef Blondie" shares a recipe for 5-Star gourmet macaroni & cheese that will take this comfort food classic to the next level.
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World has become a multimedia empire, and the game for the Playstation 3 and XBox 360 is fun and deep. This video will show you how to unlock the two hardest achievements in the game: Gourmet and Chaudown. Gourmet requires you to buy every food item in the game, and to that end the video show you where to find every store in every level. Then you'll learn how to unlock Mr. Chau and Mrs. Chau as strikers to get the Chaudown achievement.
As any gourmet will tell you, you can't make gingerbread without an egg or two. Google's Gingerbread (Android OS 2.3) is no exception. In this video, we learn how to access a secret Gingerbread Easter egg by furiously tapping on the version number on your phone's About page.
Is your kitchen suffering from a serious lack of equipment and supplies? Well, that's no excuse to not make impressive gourmet appetizers. This video from Eric Ripert will show you how you can take a simple toaster oven and make a dish to impress the most cultured of crowds. All you need is some bread, smoked salmon, and quail eggs.
A delicious pasta basic is tomato sauce. A perfect, homemade tomato sauce can turn a typical spaghetti dish into a gourmet dinner. In this video, our friends at the Pasta Channel teach us exactly which tomatoes to select and which spices to add to come up with an amazing, authentic sauce that is sure to impress even the pickiest eaters!
It's often that pasta gets the "easy out" tag when served for dinner, but here's an easy recipe for spicy Kabanossi-Sausage pasta (or Chorizo pasta) that tastes gourmet and will leave your family or dinner guests wondering what celebrity chef you have hiding in the kitchen.
Michelin-starred chef, Tom Aikens shows you how to cook quintessential fish and chips with traditional accompaniments. You will need cod fillets, flour, English mustard, salt, ground black pepper, eggs, vegetable oil, water, lemon juice, white wine vinegar, gherkins, capers, parsley, shallots, peas, butter, mint, white pepper, beer, and sparkling water. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a traditional yet gourmet English fish and chips.
Valentine's Day is super stressful. From getting a gift that's personal but not TOO personal (like Spanx because she always complains about her muffin top, for instance) to picking out a bouquet of her favorite flowers, you probably have a lot on your plate.
Whoever invented dessert hybrids is our hero. From French toast cupcakes to Coke-flavored ice cream, there's nothing like a little 2 in 1 dessert action to quickly get our sugar fix! Here's yet another dessert hybrid that'll have your tastebuds aching for more: A root beer flavored cupcake, topped with root beer frosting and adorned with a cute little straw to simulate the real drinks.
The Singing Gourmet demonstrates how he makes his delicious spaghetti sauce. He starts by heating some extra virgin olive oil in the pan. Then he adds some Trader Joe‚Äôs crushed garlic and browns it slowly so it doesn‚Äôt burn. Next he puts in some Italian sausage and lets it get nicely browned, then some wine (any kind of wine will work). After that he adds a large dose of Italian seasoning, some garlic powder, a bottle of roasted garlic spaghetti sauce and a can of marinara sauce. To make ...
Chef Ainsley Harriott cooks a delicious sesame salt roasted sea bass. Easy to follow step by step meal idea from BBC cookery show Ainsley's Gourmet Express.