Most people give their fruits and veggies a cursory rinse under the faucet before eating or cooking them, but is that few seconds under running water really enough to remove any remaining dirt, pesticides, or wax clinging to the surface?
In this tutorial, learn how to wash your fruit and vegetables with a DIY mixture you can make in your kitchen. Wash your fruit and vegetables with this environmentally friendly and economical mixture.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to fry squash and zucchini. Start out by washing your vegetables, then cutting them into thin slices. After this, beat a couple of eggs in a bowl and then pour this mixture over your vegetables so that each piece is coated with it. Sprinkle in salt and pepper then keep mixing up the vegetables. Now, heat up a pan with grease and olive oil until it's hot. Now, dip your vegetables into a flour bath and set them in the grease. Fry them for a few minutes until they ...
Vegetable biryani is an Indian rice dish bursting with flavor. With so many layers of delicious spiced vegetables and rice and so many levels of flavor, it is definitely a satisfying meal all by itself. Watch this how to video and try this vegetable rice recipe for a very popular and widely recognized Indian dish.
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 ...
Kids have an infamous reputation for thinking vegetables are icky. After all, when compared to more fatty and grease-loaded foods like Hot Cheetos and french fries, it seems veggies just taste too...healthy. Which is apparently not a good thing in the eyes of a sugar and salt-obsessed child.
If you love salad and greens that grow in the dirt, you should know how to clean them properly for consumptin. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to wash green vegetables. Watch and learn the proper way to clean spinach, lettuce, and leeks.
Learn how to wash leafy greens. Is a bath for your leafy greens really necessary? Well, yes, especially if they're organically grown.
Kathy Maister shows you how to make your own basic vegetable salad and then transform it into a chef salad with a just a few more ingredients. Be sure and wash all the vegetables you are using.
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.
In this video, Tom Carpenter explains how to filter vegetable oil into bio-diesel at home. After collecting a large amount of waste vegetable oil, place 30 gallons of it into a modified (by removing the top heating element) water heater. Use a pump and hose to circulate the liquid through the water heater. Heat the oil to 120-130 degrees Fahrenheit. In a separate container, mix methanol and sodium/potassium hydroxide (methoxide). After disconnecting the heating element from the water heater, ...
It's easy to make a peck of pickled peppers – or any other vegetable – with this basic recipe. You Will Need
Pesticide residues remain in most fruits and vegetables, even after being washed with detergents. Pesticide residues are not removed normally from fruits and vegetables, even after washing. The reason? Pesticides are oil-based, and as we know, oil and water do not mix. Oil is usually not removed by water, certainly not tap water, which introduces other problems. The solution is to use a special kind of water called Kangen Water. Fred Brown, Vegas Buzz Featured Columnist and water expert, give...
Spruce up your vegetable party trays with edible flowers! Learn how to make a vegetable flower arrangement in this free video series about unique party platters.
Roasted winter vegetable medley will add a dramatic feel to your harvest table. By roasting root vegetables together, you bring out all the best flavors that this winter vegetable medley has to offer.
Making your own sausage rolls lets you add the exact ingredients you wish to include. This instructional video demonstrates how easy it is to make traditional sausage rolls using basic cooking equipment. When they're finished, simply eat the sausage rolls with a dollop of ketchup and enjoy.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make cauliflower au gratin. First, cut the cauliflower into large florets, removing most of the stem to maximize the flavor. Wash out the vegetable thoroughly, then soak in vinegar and water overnight. After this, cook in boiling water for a few minutes, until it's slightly soft. Pour melted butter into a casserole dish, then drain your cauliflower and place it into the dish. Now, sprinkle parmesan cheese, bŽchamel sauce, and lots of cheese onto the cauliflow...
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.
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.
Cast-iron provides one of the best cooking surfaces for any cooking. Learn how to season it to perfection.
In this video you will learn to make vegetable manchurian - vegetable dumplings cook in Indo-Chinese style.
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.
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.
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.
Yes we said vegetable cutlet and not chicken or meat cutlets. Watch Chef Sanjay and learn how to make vegetable cutlets (mashed mixed vegetables formed into cutlets). This is a great Indian dish that will surely add some variety to your dinner menu.
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.
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!
Stay tuned for the always enjoyable Cooking With Dog. This cooking show is hosted by a DOG named Francis! The show currently focuses on how to make popular Japanese dishes. This video demonstrates how to make vegetable tofu nimono (vegetable tofu stew).
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...
Keep foods fresher longer with these tricks. Learn how to make your food last longer. You Will Need:
This video illustrates how to Can Fruits and vegetable from your garden and the illustrations is followed in following steps-
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.
Matthew Accarrino of Craft Los Angeles gives you tips on how to clean mushrooms. Learn the spinning technique of washing mushrooms. Clean these veggies without washing away the flavor.
How to make crunchy vegetable nuggets! This is a quick, inexpensive, delicious recipe which is perfect for kids. This meal is even great for kids that are fussy about eating vegetables. All you need is: some potatoes, frozen vegetables, plain flower, 2 eggs and cornflakes. The nuggets can be fried or baked. The recipe is flexible and can be made with different kinds of vegetables, Tuna or even cheese and bacon. The final product looks absolutely delicious!
Leek's are related to the onion family. They are sweet like onions when they are cooked, but unlike onions make your eyes water when you cut them, they have long straight white stalks with tough green leaves. Select white fresh stalks with bright looking green leaves, and avoid damage. To prepare the soup cut the stalk of the green leaf and reserve them to make stock and trim the surface of the base.Under running water cut the leek for two halves and wash thorughly between the layers. Slice t...
Are you eating enough vegetables? This easy recipe makes a tasty dish that'll make sure you're getting all those nutrients you're probably missing. You will need mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini, carrots, chicken stock, wine, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, cornstarch, and cooking oil. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to prepare stir fried vegetables with Thai chef Kai.