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!
Most recipes usually don't call for whole vegetables, which means that if you're learning to cook, you'll eventually have to learn how to cut vegetables.
When cooking Latin American food, richer dishes loaded with mountains of meat must be balanced out with contrasting textures and tastes that aren't as...rough on the stomach. This is why accompaniments like sofrito, made out of a blend of vegetables and herbs, are a delight to your taste buds after so much savory meat and spiciness.
In this Do-it-Yourself video, presented by Lowe's, you will learn step-by-step how to Cook Fruits and Vegetables on your Grill. Cooking utensils needed: Tongs, a Spatula, Skewers, and a Basting Brush. It also gives the option for printing the instructions at Lowes.com/Videos. It explains how to cut the vegetables and sear them until they are tender, giving them a smoky flavor. It then explains how to cut and grill the fruit so that the fruits natural sugars are caramelized, giving them a swee...
This video shows you how to prepare a few different kinds of vegetables and fruits to cook with. The first thing that this video shows you how to do is peel a tomato. This video shows you a very simple way to do this using only a knife, a pot of boiling water, and a pot of water full of ice. The second thing this video shows you how to do is cook vegetables like broccoli without them browning and losing all of their nutrients. All you need to do this is a pot of boiling water, some salt, and ...
The USDA recommends that adults eat 2 to 3 cups of vegetables a day. Make it easier to enjoy the taste of fresh garden vegetables year round by freezing them.
The Raw Food Coach, Karen Knowler, shows us a very simple marinated vegetables recipe that makes a good alternative to salads or steamed vegetables. The raw vegetables used for this recipe are leeks, broccoli, zucchini (also known as courgette), and tomatoes. Suggestions for substitute vegetables, such as bell peppers and cauliflower, are also given. First we're shown us how to properly chop these vegetables and mix them together in a way that is pleasing to all the senses, including the eyes...
If you need to make something that the whole family should love, try out this beef stiry fry. Not only does it contain some pretty tasty beef, but fresh veggies that can be collected from a garden. It's not too difficult to make and doesnt require that many different tools. So check out the tutorial, be safe, and good luck!
In this video, Jenny Jones talks about produce. Make sure you know where to put all those veggies when you get into your kitchen. Storing veg the right way will make it last much longer and taste better. Don't lose any of that fresh, healthy taste. Store your veggies the right way by following these tips.
Do you always burn yourself or over-steam your veggies? In this video, get free advice on how to perfectly steam your veggies so they're cooked, but not "too cooked". You will need a plate, a plastic Ziplock sandwich bag, the vegetable of your choice, and a pat of butter.
This is a great instructional video on how to make oven roast garden vegetables. First take some tomatoes and cut them into halves with out crushing them. Now you can take some red pepper and cut them. Take the seeds out of the pepper.Put them all in a pan.Put the tomatoes at the bottom and the tomatoes at the top. Now cut the onion into small pieces and put them at the top.Finally you can cut the garlic and peel its skin. Now you can add this too. You can also add lemon. Now keep this tray i...
Ingredients: Assorted vegetables (I use cabbage, button and shitake mushrooms, baby corn, bean sprouts, and water chestnuts)
Learn how to julienne vegetables. Julienne is the French term for vegetables cut in long thin strips, like a matchstick. Mastering the method of julienning vegetables will not only improve your presentation, it will also endure more even, consistent cooking. To julienne, you'll need vegetables (like carrots and peppers) and a sharp knife.
Boiling vegetables reduces the amount of edible nutrients. Steaming is a simple way to cook your vegetables and enjoy all their helth benefits. Just rinse whatever you wish to steam and follow the tips in this helpful video tutorial. Steamed vegetables are great alone, or as part of a whole meal. If your vegetables are improperly prepared they can be less nutritious and not as healthy to consume. This video demonstrates a way to cook your vegetables without losing important vitamins and miner...
Check out this video cooking tip from The Chef's Toolbox in Australia. Watch this tutorial to learn how to blanche vegetables like a chef. Blanching vegetables means that you place the vegetable of your choice in boiling water for a minute or two, then place them directly into ice cold water, which stops the cooking process.
Chinese stir fried vegetables is fun and easy to make and also healthy for vegetarians. For this recipe, you will need mixed vegetables, bell pepper, oyster sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, sugar, and cooking oil. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make Chinese-style stir-fried vegetables with Thai chef Kai.
In this tutorial, we learn how to blanch vegetables. This is great if you are going to be cooking with the vegetables or you want to freeze them to store and use later without them going bad. First, heat up some water in a pot large enough for your vegetables. Once this is boiling, add in your washed and clean veggies that have been cut up. Bring this to another boil and then drain from the water. After this, you can saute the vegetables with butter or you can store them in a bag and keep in ...
Chef Stephen Gibbs shows you a good cooking technique: blanching and shocking vegetables. Blanching is letting vegetables in hot, boiling water for a short period of time. Shocking is putting hot vegetables in ice cold water. These methods are used together in order to precook certain vegetables or even take the skin off.
Pickles are a fantastic accompaniment to sandwiches and burgers or even just to munch on during a hot summer day, and now you can make your very own pickles at home. You can make your pickles more sour or sweet but they all use the same basic pickling process.
Prepare a healthy snack or side dish at home by steaming vegetables. Using gentle heat keeps veggies crisp and nutritious. Prepare delicious steamed vegetables with help from this how-to video.
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...
The gripe our vegetarian friends have most about eating out at restaurants is not that there aren't any vegetarian options, but that there are no good vegetarian options. You know what we're talking about - if you scan the menu at most restaurants, the best vegetarian option you'll find is a salad.
The only way to have a perfectly cooked vegetable is by using a simple preparation technique called blanching. Your vegetables will feel tender and crisp, and they'll be maintain their color during the cooking process. Plus, they'll taste better, locking in all of its flavor. To blanch vegetables, you just boil them in water for a minute or two, then immerse them in ice cold water. Then cook as normal.
In order to prepare Ratatouille Nicoise with Roasted Vegetables, you will need the following: tomato sauce, zucchini, egg plant, fennel bulb, olive oil, red and yellow peppers, and a whole garlic bulb.
In this CHOW episode, learn how to roast delicious vegetables with Lisa Jervis, cofounder of Bitch magazine and author of "Cook Food: A Manualfesto for Easy, Healthy, Local Eating". Learn how NOT to roast your vegetables to get a dish full of mushy veggies that taste more steamed than roasted.
Southwest Yard and Garden shows viewers how to dry and freeze vegetables and herbs. First, you need to wash your hands for at least 20 minutes. You can dry herbs in a whole form so the flavor stays strong. First, just wash off your herbs, put them on a cookie sheet and allow them to dry. Once they are dry, you can package them into small jars or containers! When you are drying fruits you should also store them in the freezer for 72 hours so prevent bugs. Want to make sure your pepper is hole ...
Maria teaches how to make an Indian chana dal: Lentils & vegetables. Ingredients: ghee (clarified butter), 1 onion (diced), 12 oz. sliced white button mushrooms ((chopped), 2 tsps. salt, 3 cloves of garlic, 2 tsps. fresh ginger root, 2 potatoes (diced), 1 tbsp. garam masala, 1 tsp. coriander, 1/2 tsp. ground cumin, 14.5 oz. canned tomatoes, 16 oz. baby spinach (coarsely shredded), 2/3 cup of Channa dal lentil, 2 cups of broth. Put everything in a sauce pan. Cook in low fire until vegetables a...
Blanch the snow peas then set aside. In a pan, sauté the garlic and onions.
Things you'll need: A quarter of Squash, sliced 1cm X 5cm X 4cm Half a bundle of String beans (long), cut 2 inches long 1 bundle Okra, cut into 2 3 Eggplant, cut into 8 parts 1 bulb Onion, sliced 4 cloves of medium
Cooking for the holidays invariably means preparing a lot of food for a lot of people. This includes vegetables like carrots, onions, and squashes. Luckily the Tesco Food Club is here to help. They've got Aiden Byrne showing us the shortcut techniques that restaurants take. You can apply these shortcuts to your own home as well, and save yourself some time and sanity.
It's easy to make a peck of pickled peppers – or any other vegetable – with this basic recipe. You Will Need
This how to cooking video shows you how to make vegetable stir fry in a light white sauce. This vegetable recipe is easy and fast to make. Use any of your favorite veggie's for this recipe. Watch this video lesson in cooking to learn how to prepare stir fry vegetables in a light white sauce.
Watch this video to learn how to grill. This video from ThreadBangers covers starting a charcoal grill and grilling vegetables
Very few people consider cooking vegetables on the barbecue, choosing instead to use a conventional oven. This video may change your mind.
Vegetable kebabs are an easy and delicious way to grill your veggies. These tips will help you prepare and skewer the vegetables perfectly. Soak the bamboo skewers in water so they won't burn on the grill. It is best to put like vegetables on the same skewers and even better to double skewer them.
One of the best ways to warm up a winter meal is to serve a big platter of richly caramelized roasted vegetables. Our favorite combination is a jumble of parsnips, fennel, carrots, red or Yukon gold potatoes, whole garlic cloves and the secret ingredient -- lemon slices. The lemons caramelize and lend a brightness to the other veggies, but should be removed before serving. Cut the veggies into (mostly) uniform pieces and toss with olive oil, coarse salt, pepper and maybe a few herbs (fresh ro...
Chris Marconi sure loves vegetables! You'll enjoy watching him tell you everything you need to know about preparing and cooking veggies. He shows you how to choose, steam, blanch, rinse, and saute a variety of vegetables. He also goes over how to prep and cook asparagus which is a difficult veggie to work with.
This video will show you how to make greens, but more importantly, it will show you how to make "live" greens, the perfect vegetable dish for vegans! These greens aren't just raw veggies though. This recipe marinates them with lemon juice and olive oil which actually cooks the greens, tenderizing them while it marinades. Also included in this vegan recipe is tomatoes, bell peppers, green onions, scallions, garlic and soy sauce.
Looking for a way towards a healthier lifestyle? Add a side of vegetables every night to a lean protein and you'll be one step closer. In this video, founder of EcoWhale.com, Eric Talaska, demonstrates how to select and use a pressure cooker to prepare healthy steamed vegetables.
Chef Desireé and the kids make stir fry in grapeseed oil with peppers, zucchini, pea pods, cabbage, ginger and garlic. Follow along with this video cooking tutorial and learn how to prepare a quick and easy vegetable stir fry. This cooking project is even child friendly!