Oct. 9: British cooking sensation Nigella Lawson shows TODAYs Meredith Vieira how to make a delicious dinner in no time. 081009 Mirin-glazed salmon The celebrity British chef shares sweet and savory dishes for a full fall meal "Nigella Express" by Nigella Lawson 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine) 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup soy sauce 4 4-oz pieces of salmon, cut from the thick part of the fillet so that they are narrow but tall rather than wide and flat 2 ta...
There's no shortage of ice cream recipes out there, but one ice cream shop in London has found a unique recipe to sell to its customers, and of course it's controversial—breast milk ice cream.
Nutritionists recommend the "five a day" rule when it comes to eating right; specifically, getting five servings a day of fruits and vegetables. And while we'd never complain about crunching down on more succulent fruits like mangos and bananas, less palatable foods like celery could use a little extra kick in the flavor department.
Onion rings or French fries? The debate for which American-food side dish is superior will rage on until the end of cooking. This video makes a very convincing argument for the supremacy of the onion ring, presenting a recipe for them using unconventional ingredients to create what the chef in the video insists are the most delicious onion rings on Earth.
This video shows how to cook Arroz Caldo the panlasangpinoy way. Arroz Caldo (literally translated as warm rice) is a type of congee (or lugaw) that closely resembles the risotto. Though ,this dish is of Chinese origin, the (new) name was actually given by the Spaniards ,because of pronunciation issues.
For an easy one pot dish, try double stuffed potatoes. This recipe uses ham, cheese and pineapple. Begin with preparing the potatoes, using three large which will make six servings. Pierce potatoes all over with a fork and put on a baking tray. Spray with the oil of your choice and season lightly with salt. Cook for one hour at 375 degrees or until crispy outside and soft inside. Slice in half lengthwise, scoop potato out and mash in bowl along with margarine. Add diced, shaved ham or bacon a...
In this tutorial, learn how to make a delicious Southern BBQ treat with Betty. Betty shows you how to make pork tenderloins at home with a bourbon BBQ sauce from scratch. Soon, you will enjoy these melt in your mouth tenderloins at every picnic!
Trying to stay away from carbs but love starches? Why not try some spaghetti squash instead of all that pasta? Spaghetti squash is easy to prepare and can be garnished just like you would with pasta or potatoes.
During the holidays, nothing beats the satisfying taste of Brie cheese encrusted in puff pastry. Holiday Kitchen shows you how it's done with this Brie en Croûte recipe that's a must-serve appetizing classic any time of year. To spice up the classic French treat, they've added cranberries, apricots and almonds, dressing it up especially for the holidays
Enjoy the sweet and satisfying taste of pears mixed with walnuts in a dessert designed (unintentionally) by Stéphanie Tatin. Her accidental classic, Tarte Tatin is revitalized with this Holiday Kitchen upside-down cake recipe, where pears take the place of apples, and puff pastry makes all of the kitchen work easier! You can't pass this dessert up!
Celebrate the goodness of old-fashioned candied apples with this Holiday Kitchen recipe, where you'll learn how to make Puff-Wrapped Caramel Apples, the perfect dessert-style appetizers for any holiday party. These puff pastry snacks are a presentation worthy of a dinner party dessert, with a cinnamon apple flavor!
Looking to make a nutritious change in your life? By choosing the right foods in the right amounts, you can reap rewards that will benefit you in all aspects of your life. In this tutorial, learn how to eat healthy and make positive changes in what you consume.
According to the CDC, less than 33 percent of adults eat the recommended servings of fruit each day in the United States. When it comes to vegetables, Americans are even worse, averaging less than 27 percent. Most adults should consume at least 2 servings of fruit and 3 servings of vegetables each day, depending on age, gender, and level of physical activity. Eating lots of fruits and veggies has been linked to a better immune system, faster weight loss, and way too many other health benefits...
Vegetables are the foundation of a healthy, balanced diet, many experts recommending 3-5 servings a day. When choosing your vegetables, it's always best to choose fresh; although, frozen and canned still have nutritional value and benefits as well. Also, look for vegetables that are bright in color like this red pepper, also carrots that are brightly orange and brightly-colored green broccoli. The brighter the color, the more nutrients that are in it. Try these tips for buying vegetables in t...
Gnocchi may be challenging to pronounce, but eating this oddball potato-based member of the pasta family is seldom a challenge since they are so delicious. This video demonstrates how to prepare a ricotta cheese gnocchi with a pea and mushroom sauce. It is light and delicious, yet filling. A wonderful spring dish for any at-home chef.
No need to drop a bunch of cash at a Korean restaurant when you can cook authetic Korean cuisine at home! In this cooking tutorial presented by Aeris Kitchen, learn how to cook fried firm tofu the right way. To complete this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
Alcohol can be the most expensive party supply item. Follow these guidelines so you won't run out or spend more than necessary.
Wow your dinner party with a hearty pasta dish everyone can appreciate! In this video, learn how to make an Italian classic dish: fettuccine chicken alfredo! Follow the recipe below and get a standing ovation after dinner... that is, if your full-bellied dinner guests can stand up!
Make the perfect side vegetable dish this evening with this divine recipe for glazed carrots. Serve your man course with a complimentary dish that will have your guest's mouths watering. This recipe yields 6 servings.
First things first. Below you will find ingredients of Kutsinta for four (4) servings: flour - 1 cup
This video demonstrates how to make a Korean summer dessert, specifically called Pot Bing Su. You will need Crushed Ice, Cup Milk, Red Bean, Condensed Milk, Chopped Pineapple and some Chopped Watermelon. Add some sticky rice cakes and some corn flakes for the base of the Pot Bing Su. Mix them all together slowly and carefully as the video creator tells us. This recipe makes enough for 2 to 3 servings. If you follow the steps in this video, you'll have a delicious Korean summer dessert.
Forget the Chinese takeout tonight. This cooking how-to video shows you how to make an old Chinese favorite, sweet and sour chicken. Watch this video cooking lesson to learn how to make this chicken dish that is sure to delight your taste bud with the sweet and sour flavors. Serve this Chinese inspire dish over cooked ramen noodles.
Churrascaria? What's that? It's a meat-lover's dream… if you're in Brazil. But you don't have to travel abroad to enjoy the meaty goodness of this awesome grilling party! A churrascaria is an all-you-can-eat Brazilian steak house that features an amazing array of spit-roasted meats. Recreate the experience at home with these tips. The churrasco grilling style was inspired by Brazilian gauchos, or cowboys, who cooked their meat on skewers over open fires.
Hetal and Anuja from Show Me the Curry! take a step away from their usual Indian cuisine to show you how to make a delicious Mexican-style seven-layer dip. Choose the serving dish. For large parties a decorative bowl is suggested; otherwise, you can make individual servings in a margarita glass. For the first layer, spread refried beans in the bottom. Make this a thick layer as it is the most substantial part of the dip. The second layer is guacamole; spread this over the top of the refried b...
In this video, learn how to make an old classic favorite, the apple crisp, with a healthy "ayurvedic" twist. Ayurveda is an Indian form of alternative medicine. In this recipe, instead of white flour, you will be using whole wheat grains and organic apples, making for a healthier version of this sweet dish.
Chicken Cordon Bleu is a very easy dish to prepare. Ingredients needed are 4 boneless chicken breasts, 12 slices thin sliced ham, 4 slices Swiss cheese, 1/2C bread crumbs, 1 egg, 4 tsp. soften butter, 1/4 tsp. salt and 2 tsp paprika.
Looking to drop a few pounds? There are some out there that swear by the watercress soup diet. Get the information you need on how to follow the watercress soup diet.
If your personal food pyramid replaces “Grains” with “Pizza” and “Fruits and Vegetables” with “Taco Sauce,” it’s time to make some changes.
Getting the minimum five daily servings of fruits and vegetables is not as daunting as you might think. This Howcast video guide offers several tips on getting more fruits and vegetables into your diet.
Craving some classic Italian recipes? Then watch this cooking how-to video tutorial to learn how to make a stuffed pasta shells. Stuffed pasta shells are also known as Manicotti and they are simple to make.
Make a kid-friendly cake for Halloween this year. Kraft teaches you how to make one "monster" of a cake, sure to top and snacks acquired during trick or treat. This howling good treat will keep your guests guessing, because it only "looks" like a cake. Watch the Kraft Kitchens Expert create this easy and delicious surprise. Get the full recipe at Kraft Foods.
Some Chinese dishes that sound healthy are surprisingly fat-laden. These tips will help you avoid diet land mines.
How To: Scan Food & Drink Labels in MyFitnessPal When Cooking at Home for More Accurate Nutrition & Calorie Info
In MyFitnessPal, you can search through a food database to add your meal into the app's diary and track your calories. Unfortunately, the sheer size of the database can make it hard to find exactly what you have just consumed, which is why MFP includes a barcode feature to make the process of adding food much smoother.
A chef and bartender which has worked in a Wolfgang Puck kitchen presents how to make a "White Russian" cocktail. This presentation has been done as an audition for a bar tending reality program and includes presenter monologue and dialog. The presenter also explains the difference between small and large servings of cocktails.
Aren't the weekends extra special when they include a bacon, egg, and pancake breakfast? We call it "Lazy Sunday" for a reason. Actually, who needs it to be a weekend? Monday it is!
Why are people so afraid of risotto? Contrary to what a lot of home cooks seem to believe, it's really not a difficult dish to make yourself. Sure, there's a lot of stirring involved, but it's not nearly the culinary beast it's made out to be. The real deterrent to making homemade risotto isn't that it's hard—it's that it requires a lot of attention. Risotto needs a lot of babying. Part of the process involves standing over it for 20 to 30 minutes at the stove, stirring almost constantly whil...
Watermelon is the perfect snack for hot temperatures. It's hydrating, crisp, and refreshing, especially when it's chilled. Yet some people aren't content with leaving a good thing alone, which has given us many watermelon-based innovations, some great (vodka-filled watermelons) and some delightfully strange (square watermelons).
Samsung Health has become one of the most comprehensive wellness apps thanks to features that cover everything from step counting to nutrition logging and symptom diagnosis. But because the app has so much to offer, it can be easy to overlook some smaller, but useful features.
To prevent melted ice cream from leaking out of the pointy bottom of a cone, plug the hole up with a marshmallow before adding any ice cream on top. This will also give you a nice treat when you're almost finished, as the marshmallow will absorb some of the ice cream.
Even as someone with super pale skin that burns instead of tanning, I don't use sunscreen nearly as often as I should. Or, uh...ever. My skin cancer prevention routine mostly involves hiding from the sun as much as humanly possible. If you're like me and hate the greasy feeling of sunscreen, there are other ways you can protect your skin by increasing your sun tolerance. Your diet actually has a lot to do with how easily you burn, so by getting enough of a few key nutrients, you can decrease ...