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How To: Blanch vegetables

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 ...

How To: Fry squash and zucchini

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 ...

How To: Make Indian vegetable biryani rice

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.

How To: Dry and freeze vegetables and herbs

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 ...

How To: Filter vegetable oil to make biodiesel

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, ...

How To: Remove pesticides from fruit

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...

How To: Make sausage rolls in your own kitchen

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.

How To: Make cauliflower au gratin

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...

How To: Blanche vegetables like a chef

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.

How To: Julienne vegetables

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.

How To: Easily cook vegetables by blanching

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.

How To: Cook Chinese stir-fried vegetables with Kai

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.

How To: Make vegetable cutlet

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.

How To: Properly skewer vegetables for grilling

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.

How To: Make Asian vegetables with soy sauce gravy with Betty

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!

How To: Steam vegetables for nutrient retention

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...

How To: Prepare and cook vegetables

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.

How To: Make crunchy vegetable nuggets

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!

How To: Prepare leeks for soups

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...

How To: Cook mixed vegetable stir fry with Kai

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.

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